NEIL CURRAN

Owner/Coach

Fitness has always been a big part of my life whether through sport, well-being, or personal growth. I have been a personal trainer for over 20 years. When I found and started doing CrossFit 8 years ago, I was wanting something more in my workouts and pined for the camaraderie of being a part of a team…

 

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DANA CHICOINE

Gym Manager, Head Coach

I was not the athletic type growing up. I was definitely more involved in the arts and music – even so far as getting my Bachelors in Music Education and becoming a teacher for over 8 years…

 

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JIM WHITE

Head Barbell Coach

Jim grew up in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He participated in a variety of sports growing up, but found his true passion was the strength training and conditioning needed to enhance sports performance. He is currently working as the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for The University of Chicago and will be starting his sixth year in that role this Fall. He has over 18 years of experience working with general population clients, weightlifters and athletes, from amateur all the way up to the collegiate level…

 

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JOSE ROJAS

Coach

I was your casual street jogger trying to stay active while I went to school. I discovered CrossFit in January of 2016, here at CrossFit CE. My journey was rough at the start, being that I had never picked up a barbell in my life or ever did a pull-up. But, as the weeks went on, CrossFit changed me both physically and mentally…

 

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JONATHAN BESECKER

Coach

I was a former college football player who was quickly humbled when first stepping in to a CrossFit gym. After the workout literally put me on my back, it was the members that I just met, who were there to pick me up…

 

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JEREMY ADKINS

Coach

Why CrossFit? Quite simply, the community. Gym members become instant friends, you look forward to seeing them in class, cheering each other on in the depths of an intense workout and hold each other accountable on the days where you might otherwise go for a popcorn AMRAP on the couch…

 

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HOLLY CORNILLE

Pregnancy and PostPartum Specialist

Growing up with 4 brothers, we were always playing sports! I played field hockey, soccer, basketball, ice hockey and some ski racing through high school. Continued to play Field Hockey and Basketball at Northwestern University. Since finishing college sports, I have been searching for something to fulfill the passion, competitiveness and camaraderie that sports have always given me…

 

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ANTHONY CABRERA

Coach

Filipino American born and raised in Orange County, California I grew up with a passion for sports and love for the outdoors. Not like your typical childhood with sports camps, My brother and I grew up practicing and competing in Taekwondo and would occasionally head to the mountains to snowboard with the “uncles” …

 

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KATIE BECK

Coach

Growing up, I played tennis, ran track and field, swam, snowboarded and played lacrosse. I continued to stay active, but I felt like I had no direction. I was too intimidated to go in the weight room in college because I felt like I didn’t belong…

 

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LUIS CARRASCO

Coach

A native of Chicago, Luis has been an athlete a majority of his life. He followed in the family tradition as a baseball player in hopes of playing ball in the big leagues…

 

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PHIL MOSBERG

Coach

After playing organized sports constantly as a kid I put that aside to focus on music as a teenager, eventually going on to achieving a Bachelor’s in Jazz Performance and a Master’s Degree in Jazz Composition. One night at DePaul, I was drunkenly volunteered by my friends to be an early morning running partner to one of our crew…

 

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