Meet our Coaches: Kris Mackewicz – South Loop Strength & Conditioning

Kris Mackewicz

Lead Coach

Where were you born?
Woodland, CA

Where did you grow up?
Davis, CA

What schools did you attend?
University of California San Diego: B.S. in chemical engineering and physics. Currently physics PhD candidate at University of Chicago

When did you start CrossFit?
October 2013

What made you start CrossFit?
I played a lot of sports in high school, and my brother was doing CrossFit at the time so I tried it out with him a few times.

When did you come to SLSC?
September 2017

What do you enjoy about SLSC?
The community is very friendly and supportive, and the workout programming is very well balanced across fitness domains. There is also a lot of variety in the types of training offered

What do you enjoy about coaching?
The challenge of finding the most effective way to help each athlete achieve their unique goals. No two athletes are the same, so a coach must constantly develop their skills to be able to successfully impart their knowledge on athletes of all types

What would you say to someone who is considering trying out SLSC but is unsure?
There is something here for everyone, regardless of prior level of fitness or experience. The athlete community and coaches want you to feel welcome and will help you achieve your goals

Certifications

  • CrossFit Level 2
  • CrossFit Weightlifting
  • CrossFit Gymnastics