About Us

Lakeway Elite Fitness was established in 2005 with the purpose of providing excellence in fitness, self defense and wellness by offering elite customer service and personal care.

Our mission it to build a strong, healthy and safe community through our portfolio of fitness programs. Lakeway Elite Fitness is a Licensee of Krav Maga WorldWide, a licensee affiliate of Crossfit Inc., and a licensee of Crossfit Kids.

Of course, our gym is only as good as our coaches.  Each of our staff members are trained, certified and specialized to teach their programs.  For more information on our team, check out their biographies below.

Our Team

  • Susy Ortega

    Movement to me is the exploration of time and space, a beautiful ability to encounter our surroundings and being able to respond. The fascination to move began early on in childhood. Many of my early days were spent chasing the sun, building tree houses and jumping over the fence to play with neighborhood friends. As I grew up I began Continue Reading

  • Ashley Lombard-Self

    Ashley is a mom of five and has been married to her husband Jeremy for nineteen years. Her first priority is setting an example of a healthy lifestyle for her family. Ashley started CrossFit back in 2012, and in 2017, she wanted to pursue further education about fitness and CrossFit specifically. She loves coaching at CrossFit Lakeway because not only Continue Reading

  • Harry Shaw

    Harry is plain and simple a people’s person.   He loves interacting with everyone in a personal level, which makes his coaching quite unique.  He genuinely cares for each and everyone person that he comes in contact with.  Positive, happy and encouraging are some words that describe him.  Always eager to lend a hand, an ear and a good pep talk.  Harry was always involved Continue Reading

  • Liz Shaw

    I want to be fit for life. In every sense of those words, I want to be fit for the rest of my life and I want to be fit enough to handle whatever life brings my way! Four years ago, I was pretty par for the course… Plain Vanilla Jane. I was wife, mom to 3, and a full Continue Reading

  • Jeremy Self

    Jeremy is a devoted husband, father, and Christ follower. He enjoys CrossFit because it helps him be better at each of those areas. He loves to help people grow in their mental, physical and spiritual lives. Coaching CrossFit gives him that opportunity. Jeremy is also active in the community through the Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce and The Church at Continue Reading

  • Nicola Gilmour

    Nicola is a CrossFit Level 1 trainer & CrossFit Kids trainer and is coach for our 8 through teens class. Nicola enjoys developing the kids and teens within her classes and helping them with their achievements whether it’s their first pull-up or improving their minutes per mile for their track team. Nicola has also completed her CrossFit Mobility and CrossFit Continue Reading

  • Debbie Kahler

    Debbie had been searching for a challenging workout that would not leave her bored and deflated. She found Krav Maga and Crossfit in 2011 while training for a mud run and was hooked. She fell in love with the sense of empowerment, encouragement and community that defines Lakeway Elite Fitness. She has been so inspired by her coaches and the Continue Reading

  • Darren Okruhlik

    Darren began CrossFit in 2011 after several years of working out in a traditional gym setting. At the time, he had just finished up the Cap 10K & was looking for a new challenge. Shortly after walking through the garage doors, he quickly learned that this new experience would not only challenge him physically, but mentally as well. Within no Continue Reading

  • Enrique Calderon

    I started my athletic career in middle school where I participated in Cross Country, Wrestling, and Track and Field. I continued those sports through high school also picking up Foot Ball as well as Cross Country Mountain Biking during my senior year. Coming out of high school I did a year at San Francisco State University while taking a break Continue Reading