2221 Cantrell Rd LR 72202

(501) 517-0512

Alpha Athletics

Crossfit Gym in Little Rock


Beth Ann Patterson

(Owner, Head Coach & Crossfit-L1)


Beth Ann is a passionate coach! She became a competitive gymnast at an early age before switching to cheerleading and track in high school.  After graduation she moved to Colorado to attend the National Personal Training Institute. She also was a competitive gymnastic coach that led teams to state championships.  In 2004 Beth Ann became a certified personal trainer through the prestigious National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Today, she holds a certificate in the following areas:

  • CrossFit-L1 Coach
  • CrossFit Powerlifting 
  • CrossFit Kids 
  • NSCA Certified Personal Trainer
  • USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic Coach


The best part of Beth Ann’s job is watching clients hit personal goals as they grow in their fitness journey.  Opening Alpha Athletics is a dream come true! 

Alex Lomax

(Pharm D Crossfit-L1 Coach; Periodiation Mentor)


Raised in Ruston, LA, Alex moved to Arkansas to attend Ouachita Baptist University to complete a B.S. in Biology in 2009. And in May 2017, she graduated from UAMS College of Pharmacy.  Alex is a pharmacist at SCA Pharmaceuticals by day, and Alpha Athletics coach by night. Alex loves to compete, so if you ever need a partner or teammate she will gladly join in! Alex is well versed in nutrition for athletes, especially in Renaissance Periodization (RP), diet and training backed by science.  Ask her why thousands of athletes are following RP.  

  • Crossfit-L1 Coach
  • Renaissance Periodization Mentor and Athlete
  • 2010 Adventure Guide for Compass Wilderness in Durango, CO 
  • Southern Barbelle Bash 2015 2nd Place
  • 2016 Little Rock Open Affiliate Team Comp - 3rd place
  • 2015, 2016, & 2017 CrossFit Open