Meet Our Coaches: Paul Wagner - South Loop Strength & Conditioning

Paul Wagner

Owner, General Manager, Lead Coach

Where were you born?
Columbus, Ohio

Where did you grow up?
Westerville, Ohio

What schools did you attend?
The Ohio State University (Communications)

When did you start CrossFit?
2013

What made you start CrossFit?
My brother was doing CrossFit and talked me into trying it out. Sure glad I took his advice.

When did you come to SLSC?
Some time in 2013 I believe.

What do you enjoy about SLSC?
I love that we have created a facility that is unique and one of a kind in the downtown area.That we have assembled a staff that is diverse in personality, skills, knowledge, and are people that continue to develop as professionals. Most important, I love that the development and evolution of SLSC never stops!

What do you enjoy about coaching?
I love that when people trust me as a coach and trust the programs at SLSC, they will find their own success. I love giving people the opportunity to prove themselves wrong about their physical abilities and mental strength. Improving individuals long term health, wellness, and fitness is very enjoyable.

What would you say to someone who is considering trying out SLSC but is unsure?
All you have to do is come through the door and let our professionals do what they do best.

Certifications

  • CrossFit Level 2
  • CrossFit Specialty: Gymnastics
  • Eleiko Strength Coach
  • FMS Level 2 (Functional Movement Systems)
  • NASM – Certified Personal Trainer
  • OPT CCP Level 1 (Optimum Performance Training): Program Design, Assessment
  • Poliquin BioSignature Level 1

Social Media

Instagram: @pauliewags