Meet our Coaches: Spencer Sanford – South Loop Strength & Conditioning

Spencer Sanford

Lead Coach

Where were you born?
Galesburg, IL

Where did you grow up?
Monmouth, IL

What schools did you attend?
Western Illinois University Bachelor Degree in Business Management

When did you start CrossFit?
2013

What made you start CrossFit?
I was bored with working out at a normal gym and needed something to change up my routine.

When did you come to SLSC?
2017

What do you enjoy about SLSC?
The community is the best thing about SLSC. We didn’t know many people when we moved to Chicago. The majority of our friends have come through SLSC.

What do you enjoy about coaching?
The best thing about coaching is helping someone do something that they weren’t sure they were capable of doing. It is rewarding to help people on their fitness journey.

What would you say to someone who is considering trying out SLSC but is unsure?
Come in to SLSC and talk to someone. Crossfit is for all ages and abilities. No matter what stage you are at in your fitness journey we can help.

Certifications

  • CrossFit Level 1