Meet our dedicated coaches.

Chris Thomas

  • Manager / Head Coach 
  • BS in Exercise Science – SIUe
  • MS in Exercise Physiology – SIUe
  • Coaching athletes since 2011 
  • Started CrossFit 2012 
  • Certification 
    • CF-L2, CSCS, FMS, CPR-AED 
  • Athletic Background 
    • Baseball and Basketball growing up 
    • Baseball at Southwestern Illinois College 2007-2009 
    • Local CrossFit competitions 
  • From Centralia, IL and currently resides in Collinsville, IL 
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Brooke Thomas

  • CrossFit Coach / Personal Trainer
  • BS in Exercise Science – SIUe 
  • Certifications
    • CF-L1, ACE Personal Training, CPR-AED 
  • Training since 2011 
  • Started CrossFit in 2012 
  • Specialized in personal training and small group class.  Nutrition consulting and accountability. 
  • Competitive Background 
    • Nationally qualified NPC Bikini Competitor 
    • Local CrossFit competitions 
  • From Centralia, IL and currently resides in Collinsville, IL 

Alexa Potts

  • CrossFit Coach 

  • CF-L1, CPR-AED

Abbie Bates

  • CrossFit Coach 

  • CF-L1, CPR-AED