Staff

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Eileen Cafferty, M.S.

Clover CrossFit founder, Eileen Cafferty's journey into health and fitness began as a student athlete who competed in both the 800 and 1500-meter races at San Francisco State University.

Eileen has a Masters in Kinesiology from A.T. Still University. She has been CrossFitting since 2011, and has trained clients under the mentorship of noted exercise therapist Gerald Erickson of Optimum Health and Exercise Therapy. During her time with Erickson, Eileen has trained clients from across the spectrum, including elite athletes, collegiate athletes, stay-at-home parents, busy executives, paraplegics, senior citizens, and cancer survivors. 

Her certifications include CrossFit Level-1 Trainer certificate, NCSF (2010), NYSC pre- and post-partum certification (2010), and TRX. She has expert knowledge in Active Release Techniques, Self Myofascial Release, Grey Cooks Functional Movement Screen, dynamic warm-up/metabolic ramping, program periodization, and kettlebells. She has been instructed by Todd Durkin in intensity intervals, Michael Boyle in program design, and Lee Burton in corrective exercise.

Eileen lives in Flemington with her husband David, labradoodle Harley, and cat named Monkey.

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Nicole Melchione

Nicole holds a CrossFit Level-1 Trainer certificate, as well as a personal certification through ACE. She is CPR/AED certified though the American Heart Association.

Nicole has an athletic background which consisted of playing a variety of sports since she was 5 years old. Her main dedication was ice hockey, and later rugby in college. She completed an internship with Under Armor Performance Center, and graduated from Towson University with a Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science.

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Jake Porter

Jake started working out when he was a skinny high school sophomore trying to put on weight. He fell in love with weight training and the satisfaction of getting stronger.

He holds certifications as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA), Exercise Physiologist (ACSM), and is certified in Functional Movement Systems. He also has a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from Liberty University. Jake has been teaching strength training and mobility techniques for three years and enjoys the challenge of helping others get stronger and healthier.