Passion Meets Fun.
More importantly, we take the time to learn the names, needs, and limitations of every member. Meet Chicago’s premier fitness team.
Founder & Co-Owner
Sean oversees business operations, marketing and stategy. His mission in life is to ignite strength, health, and happiness in the lives of others.
After a 2-year stint in corporate finance, Sean realized his true passion for fitness and wellness. He founded CPG in 2013 after working with Division 1 college athletes, interning at the nationally recognized IFAST, and earning some of the industry’s top certifications, including CSCS, SFG, FMS
Sean graduated from Indiana University with a finance degree.
Co-Owner & Director of Strength
Grant is the co-owner of CPG. As Director of Strength, Grant develops our Team Training training program and oversees our coaching staff. He specializes in simple methods that achieve maximum results.
He holds CSCS, SFG, and FMS certifications and has a deep passion for continuing education in the strength and fitness world.
Grant graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a BA in Kinesiology with a concentration in Exercise Science.
Head Strength Coach, Mornings
Steve serves as our Team Training Head Coach in the morning hours. His ability to connect with and support our incredibly diverse Tribe members is second to none. Steve’s passion is getting people strong and creating amazing, in-the-moment experiences for members.
Steve graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He began his fitness career with The FIT, a premier fitness institution in Rockford, IL.
Communications Director, Assistant Coach
Kimberlee oversees all in-studio and virtual communication strategies, in addition to serving as an Assistant Coach in our Team Training program.
She is a certified intrinsic lifestyle coach specializing in behavior change and stress management with seven years of experience in fitness and wellness including a bachelors degree in Exercise Science with an emphasis in Dance/Movement Therapy from Wisconsin University.
Head Strength Coach, Evenings
Peter comes to CPG after multiple years of experience coaching general population clients and athletes. Peter spent his first year at CPG as a member and currently is the only gentlemen in the gym to complete the 100 rep 5:00 snatch test with the 32k kettlebell.
Peter played goalie for the University of Kentucky and graduated with a degree in business administration. He is a certified StrongFirst Level 1 instructor and is ready to help the Primal Tribe get strong!
Studio Coordinator, Assistant Coach
Karla serves as a strength coach and our membership coordinator. Her passion for all things healthy and desire to help others lead her to pursue a career in fitness.
In addition to serving as Assistant Coach, Karla specializes in working 1-on-1 with new mom’s looking to return to high-intensity training.
Karla holds a B.A. in Music from DePaul University and an M.M. in Music Therapy from Illinois State University. She is also an ACE certified personal trainer.
Ziggy does not have a college degree.