CrossFit 446 prides itself on being the most professional CrossFit facility in Pittsburgh. We cater to the stay-at-home mom, nine-to-five desk jockey, grandparent, and elite-level athlete. Our staff is comprised of former collegiate athletes and exercise enthusiasts who take pride in helping our members with their fitness and health goals, no matter how small or large. We believe in professional training, hammering weaknesses, and accomplishing goals. Our community is a bloodline of support for health and fitness.

Our Coaches

We are fitness trainers. Our practice is more than just a job; it is our passion. Our clients are our top priority and their successes are our life's work—we are professionals. On the surface, our job is to shepherd our athletes (We view all of our clients as athletes regardless of their age or ability) toward physical prowess, but we recognize a purpose to our efforts and an impact on our athletes that transcends the physical.

Adapted from Greg Glassman's Professional Training

Meet our professionals below.




Tim HottenFeller

● CrossFit Level 2 Trainer

● CrossFit Level 1 Trainer

● Fire Captain for the City of Pittsburgh

● Owner of Crossfit 446

I am the owner of CrossFit 446 and have been doing CrossFit for over 6 years. I had the pleasure of being an instructor for Pittsburgh Firefighters CrossFit. We have trained 200 new recruits since 2013. Our program has been a success, many recruits could not pass our fitness test and after several weeks of our training most recruits were able to easily pass the fitness test to move on.

I’m currently a Fire Captain for the city of Pittsburgh. I have been a city firefighter for 20 years.

I served 4 years and was honorably discharged in the United States Air Force from 1993 - 1997 as part of the Security Forces Squadron.

I am married and have 2 girls 18 and 12. I encourage my girls to always keep fitness ans positive attitude in no matter what they are pursuing in there life.


Ben McKeeby

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer

Ben discovered CrossFit as a senior at Stony Brook University on Long Island in 2012. Since then he has lived and trained all over the north east. He has embraced CrossFit as both a lifestyle and as a competitive athlete.

Prior to moving to Pittsburgh Ben was a Critical Care Advanced EMT in NY. Currently, he is a PhD student at the University of Pittsburgh studying volcanic flows on Mars.



Kayleigh Boose

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer

Kayleigh has been doing CrossFit for 5 years and has a Masters Degree in science communication and outreach. Kayleigh has been teaching STEM in schools for 4 years.


Vidya Dewangan

CrossFit Level 1Trainer

CrossFit Scaling Certificate

CrossFit Spot the Flaw Certificate

CrossFit Lesson Plan Certificate

Precision Nutrition L1

Vidya is by background a Chemical Engineer and was working in multiple corporate jobs before deciding to pursue her passion for health and fitness. She went ahead and completed the certificate in nutrition from Precision Nutrition (PNL1) and provides remote training and coaching. She is also CrossFit L1 and aspires to pursue highest credentials in CrossFit. She is originally from India and married. Vidya is also certified in Indian Classical (Kathak form) dance.



Kris Smith


Kris has always thrived on competition, he feels that it pushes him to adapt and become a better version of himself regardless of failures or success. He played Division 1 rugby at Indiana University of PA there he attained a Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology while furthering his knowledge in the fitness world. To help keep his competitive edge in rugby Kris found CrossFit- he quickly developed a love for the new sport and the amazing community it provided.

Kris loves to help others by sharing his passion for fitness and the experience he has gathered in his own pursuit.


Mike Rabel

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer

CrossFit Level 2 Trainer

Certified Yoga Instructor - 200 Hour


CrossFit Scaling Certificate

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