Chris Thomas


  • Manager, Head Coach

  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from SIUe

  • Master of Science in Exercise Physiology from SIUe.

    • Graduate Assistant Strength Coach at SIUe 2011-2012

  • Strength and Conditioning Coach since 2012

  • CrossFit Collinsville Coach since 2013

    • Started CrossFit in Fall 2012

  • Certifications

    • CrossFit Level 1, CSCS, FMS, CPR-AED

  • Played Baseball at Southwestern Illinois College

  • From Centralia, IL and currently resides in Collinsville, IL.

Why I love what I do:

  • I get to help young athletes and adults through CrossFit Collinsville reach their athletic and fitness potential. I find great pride in having the ability to have an impact on people's lives by being a great coach and role model.
  • I work in such a positive environment that is very motivating for me as a Coach & as a CrossFit Athlete.
  • I get to wear workout clothes to work everyday!

Words I live by:

"Every pro was once an amateur. Every expert was once a beginner. So dream big and start now"

 

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Brooke Thomas

  • Assistant Coach 

  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from SIUe

  • Personal trainer and group fitness instructor since 2011

  • CrossFit Collinsville Coach since April 2017

    • Started CrossFit in Fall 2012

  • Certifications

    • CrossFit Level 1, ACE, CPR-AED 

  • Specializes in personal training and boot camp training

  • Nationally qualified NPC Bikini Competitor 

  • From Centralia, IL and currently resides in Collinsville, IL

Why I love what I do: 

  • Coming soon!

Words I live by: 

  • Coming soon!

Alexa Potts

  • Assistant Coach

  • CrossFit Collinsville Coach since April 2017

    • Started CrossFit in Summer 2014

  • Certifications

    • CrossFit Level 1, CPR-AED

  • Softball Director - Extreme Baseball and Softball Club

  • 4 year starting Shortstop at Murray State University 

  • From St. Rose, IL and currently resides in Albers, IL

Why I love what I do:

  • Coming soon!

Words to live by: 

  • Coming soon!