coaches

Whether you’re new to fitness or an accomplished athlete, our coaches are highly trained and certified to help you set goals, teach proper form to prevent injury, and design training programs that include basic barbell exercises, Olympic lifts, kettlebells, gymnastics, running, rowing, throwing, and a long list of bodyweight movements.

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Lee Hargrave

Husband. Father. Former Rocket Scientist. Lee is the founder and head coach of Fort Worth's premier strength and endurance gym. Lee created enduraLAB in 2011 and continues to inspire and lead individuals to long-term health, fitness and happiness.

Certifications
Fully Certified Gym Jones Instructor
OPEX CCP
Precision Nutrition L2
Run Form Guru

 
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Mark Alvarado

Husband. Coach. Lifelong athlete. You can find him at the LAB working hard to prepare his body for his next competition. As a coach, Mark is always looking to bring out the best side of competitiveness in athletes.

Certifications & Specializations
Youth Athletic Development
USAW Sports Performance
Competitive Weightlifting

Education
BS in Exercise and Sports Science

 
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Roman Gomez

Roman has experience training athletes of all levels. He played professional baseball, and is truly passionate about helping others to achieve their fitness goals.  

Certifications & Specializations
Onnit Certification
Viking Ninja Certification
Youth Athletic Development
Endurance Events

 
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melanie Klaus

Coach Melanie is our resident Pilates instructor at enduraLAB. She is a graduate from TCU with a rich background in ballet. Melanie has extensive training on all Pilates apparatus through STOTT PILATES®. She is skilled at working with clients of all levels and needs, from post surgical rehab to the elite athlete.

Certifications
STOTT PILATES ® Matwork & Reformer, Cadillac, Chair & Barrels
Prenatal & Postnatal Pilates Instructor

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Isis Hargrave

Wife, mom, coach and third grade teacher. Isis is passionate about creating healthy but delicious foods. She knows her macros and believes in the food prep. Isis believes everyone has the potential and wants everyone to take pride in their health and wellness. 

Certifications
Gym Jones L1
Gym Jones Women
USAW Sports Performance
Precision Nutrition L1

 
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Staci Hankins

Shoe fanatic. Dog rescuer. Weightlifter. Staci grew up naturally competitive and has always participated in sports. She enjoys helping athletes find their potential and celebrates with them when they accomplish their goals.

Certifications
Gym Jones L1
USAW Sports Performance
Precision Nutrition L1

Education
BS in Exercise and Sports Science

 
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Jason Williams

Husband, dad, pastor, endurance training coach. Jason loves pushing hard in the gym and helping others see what we do in the gym transcends into all of life.

Specializations
Youth Athletic Development
Trail Events
Obstacle Racing
Endurance Events

 
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elizabeth anderson

Coach Elizabeth is our Run Group manager at enduraLAB. As a athlete Elizabeth has has conquered Everest, the New York Marathon, the Dallas Half Marathon and the Vancouver Marathon. Elizabeth is training for a 50 mile RUCK in San Antonio and the Grandma's Marathon in Minnesota. Long-term, Elizabeth hopes to complete an ultra of 50 miles in the next 12 months.

Specializations
Race Training
Endurance Events

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Caroline Bailey

Energetic and enthusiastic mother of three, wife and coach. Caroline is a passionate nutrition and coaching whether its group classes or personal training. She fully understands the difficulty of balancing work, life and family and is committed to delivering programming that fits an active, busy lifestyle.

Certifications
Gym Jones L1
Gym Jones Women
OPEX CCP
Precision Nutrition L1

 
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Lauren Miller

Fort Worth native and lover of short sprints, Lauren joined enduraLAB in 2014. Lauren believes in the power of community and surrounding yourself with like-minded people who encourage you to be your best self.

Certifications
Gym Jones L1
Endurance Events
Precision Nutrition L1

Education
BS in Exercise and Sports Science

 
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chris lofland

Husband. Dog lover. All-around nice guy. Chris has coached athletes through local and National levels in Weightlifting, CrossFit, GRID and competitive gymnastics.

Certifications
USAW L-1 & L-2
USAW National Coach
CF-L1
CF Gymnastics Coach