MEET OUR TEAM
Our goal is to deliver incredible results while helping every member feel safe and supported.
We are experts in kettlebell training and have certifications from StrongFirst, the National Strength & Conditioning Association, Functional Movement Systems, and Precision Nutrition, and have significant experience with the Postural Restoration Institute.
More importantly, we take the time to learn the names, needs, and limitations of every member. Meet Chicago’s premier fitness team.
Sean Griffin, Founder, Chief of Happiness
Sean oversees business operations and marketing, in addition to driving the bus. His mission in life is to ignite strength, health, and happiness in the lives of others.
After a brief 2-year stint in corporate finance, Sean quickly 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 and PN.
Sean graduated from Indiana University with a finance degree.
Grant Anderson, 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.
Steve Carlson, Head Coach, Guardian of Strength
Steve serves as our Team Training Head Coach. 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.
Our pup, Ziggy, embodies the primal spirit. He loves nothing more than chasing his football, jumping into Lake Michigan, and licking the faces of his favorite members.
Ziggy does not have a college degree.