Whatever your fitness goal is in life, know that we at CrossFit 5000 welcome and cater for everyone, regardless of fitness level.

0424 319 887

2/12 McGowan St, Pooraka 5095

Building Fitness For Life

Our Coaches

head coach / owner

alf connolly

Owner and coach Alf has been in the fitness industry for well into 15 years and has a wealth of knowledge along with passion. Alf has worked from the very beginner who is starting in the gym for the first time and professional athletes having just recently been the Strength & Conditioning coach for the Adelaide 36ers. Alf loves developing junior athletes building on the ground work to help with performance in the game. Alf has been successful in competing in natural bodybuilding comps and local CrossFit competitions. He is usually the coach who loves to throw the old dad joke around, have fun around training and get you moving technically the best you can. Alf is currently completing his Bachelor of Exercise & Sports Science.


Favourite Food: Steak & potatoes

Favourite Lift: Anything with legs!

Life is about: Family & Balance


CrossFit Level 1

Personal Trainer Cert III & IV

ASCA Level 1

Working With Childrens Check

Functional Range Conditioning Accredited

First Aid – Current

head coach / owner

deanna dimasi

Deanna is the head coach at CrossFit 5000 and has been in the world of CrossFit for over 8 years. Fitness was not always apart of her life growing up and she believes it’s never too late to start and that she is living proof of this. Deanna has had the privilege of making two team appearances at the CrossFit Regionals in 2011 & 2013, competed in multiple local and interstate competitions both individually and in teams. Her passion now is to simply help people be better and get people moving in a way that will lead them to a better quality of life for as long as they can.

Deanna also coaches our CrossFit teens and kids classes.


Favourite Quote: “It’s all in the state of the mind” by Walter D. Wintle

Proudest CrossFit Moment: Hitting 3 Ring Muscle ups at Regionals to avoid the team from elimination.

Favourite Lift: Snatch, because it is the most complex but most rewarding once you get it.

Life is about: Family, health, love and faith.


CrossFit Level 1

CrossFit Kids

Cert III & IV

ASCA Level 1

Working With Childrens Check

First Aid  – Current



alex hoskin

Alex has over 10 years of experience in the fitness industry coaching a wide range of athletes. After serving in the Australian Army for 5 years he’s now transitioned to coaching full time. He believes in a balanced approach to health & fitness with consistency being key. Alex has competed individually and as a team member in multiply local Crossfit & Strongman competitions. Alex is currently completing his Masters in Exercise & Sports Science.


Favourite Quote: ‘One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.’ Leonardo Da Vinci

Proudest CrossFit Moment: Helping athletes move well and achieve their goals

Favourite Lift: The Power Clean, if correctly executed it has the greatest potential for athleticism

Life is about:Growth and balance


claire hamilton

Claire’s – bio coming soon!


Issy Polkinghorne

Issy’s – bio coming soon!