Our CrossFit Coaches

Our highly trained and certified coaches discourage unsafe and sloppy technique.  Our trainers are carefully screened to insure they have an experience level that allows them to adapt their instruction to any level of athlete from the absolutely sedentary beginner to the elite competitor.  It’s not a race of who finishes first, it’s a matter of working hard.  And that’s why at CrossFit MKG we stress the importance of scaling workouts to each individual’s ability. 

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I didn’t start my fitness journey until my early 20’s when I went to college and gained the freshman “40”. I started running and eventually started running marathons, and half marathons before discovering Martial Arts. In my 30’s I started competing in amateur kickboxing and boxing. To help improve my conditioning, a friend suggested CrossFit in 2009 and I was hooked. I love all types of fitness and continue to Cross train.

Tammy is the co-owner of MKG Martial Arts & Fitness and the manager for the CrossFit @ MKG program. Tammy has an extensive teaching background in everything from group fitness, Boxing, TRX, bootcamp, Muay Thai, self-defense, CrossFit, to coaching competitors.

She holds the rank of Level 2 Instructor under Sifu Rick Faye in Martial Arts, White Glove in Savate Kickboxing under Professor Salem Assli and an Full Instructorship in Thai Boxing under Ajarn Chai Sirisute.

Hi my name is Val. My Crossfit story began ten years ago. A knee injury and college led to a significant weight gain. After my first session, I was absolutely hooked. Crossfit, diet, and hard work helped me lose about 80 pounds and get my active lifestyle back. Crossfit has been

a constant in my life ever since. It has not only enhanced my fitness, but given me back mobility in my knees that doctors told me I would never regain after a couple of surgeries. I thoroughly enjoy coaching and consider it a privilege to help others in their fitness journey.

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Scott Hildebrandt - Head Crossfit Coach

Crossfit Certified Level 1 Coach

At the age of 39, I was a husband, father of two young boys and working a full time management position. It was noticeable the past few years of failing to prioritize exercise took their toll. This was very difficult for me both mentally and physically, as I was always active in sports. I wanted

to get in the best shape of my life by age 40, but had no idea how. Then my wife suggested I should try crossfit. I joined a local affiliate soon thereafter and it has been a passion of mine ever since.  It was amazing how the crossfit workout methodology yielded the physical results I was looking for. What I didn’t expect was how motivating mentally it would be. To walk out of class each day with a sense of accomplishment provided my soul such an uplift. The best part was being able to share it with multiple people. The positive community vibe you get to experience is unlike anything else. I recently became a coach to make a difference in people’s lives. I want to see other individuals achieve their fitness goals and experience the other positive benefits of crossfit.

Jennifer M

Google Review

Really happy with MKG CrossFit! I started with their On-Ramp class this January, and so far it's been exactly what I was looking for. I've never been a big gym person, and was looking for something varied where someone told me what to do =). The coaches and community here are great - they focus on making sure you can do the movement correctly / safely, and scaling things to people's abilities. Very welcoming and friendly environment for newcomers.

Ashley F.

Google Review

CrossFit MKG Reviews I've attended many different gyms and this has definitely been my best experience.


D Adam

Google Review

The coaches here are awesome. They are fun and professional. They make sure everyone is doing the exercises properly which is important.

Lillian K.

Yelp Review

CrossFit MKG ReviewIf you are looking for some awesome, knowledgeable people to work with, these are the guys I highly recommend. Their friendliness and result-driven approach is what I love about them.