enduralab team

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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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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Caroline Bailey

Energetic and enthusiastic mother of three, wife and coach. Caroline is passionate about nutrition and coaching whether it’s a group class or personal training. She is fully committed to delivering programming services that fit an active, busy lifestyle.

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


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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. He was a competitive gymnast and coach for many years prior to competing in weightlifting. He has been coaching weightlifting since 2009 and now has the largest team in Fort Worth. 

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

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david SECREST

Father. Dog lover. Intellectual. Fitness enthusiast. David is part of our massage therapy team. He is currently working towards a degree in Physics at UNT. After graduation, he plans to study Osteopathic Medicine at UNTHSC. He studied massage therapy at the Southeastern Institute in South Carolina where he learned that the clinical neuromuscular side of massage can really help patients recover from sports injuries.  

Certifications
Advanced Myoskeletal Alignment
Clinical Orthopedic Manual Therapy
Sports Massage Therapy

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ELIZABETH ANDERSON

Elizabeth is part of our Run Group team at the LAB. As a long-distance runner and endurance athlete, Elizabeth has has conquered Everest, the New York Marathon, the Dallas Half Marathon and the Vancouver Marathon, to name a few. She recently completed a 50-mile RUCK in San Antonio and is training for the Grandma's Marathon in Minnesota. Long-term, Elizabeth is working towards completing a 50-mile ultra in the next 12 months.

Specializations
Race Training
Endurance Events


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Garrett York

As a practicing physical therapist for nearly a decade, Garrett specializes in orthopedic injuries. When he isn’t treating athletes at the LAB, Garrett is the Director of Physical Therapy at Orthopedic Sports Medicine Institute.

Education
Doctorate of Physical Therapy

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Jenny York

Jenny is a practicing physical therapist with a specialty in orthopedics. When she isn’t at the LAB, she serves as a physical therapist for the Texas Ballet Theater and the Orthopedic Sports Medicine Institute.

Certifications
Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT)

Education
Doctorate of Physical Therapy

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Jake WADE

Jake has a passion for competing and elevating those around him to reach their goals. He has been coaching since 2009 and has worked a wide variety of athletes ranging from Youth athletics to Crossfit Games Masters athletes. He went to UTD where he studied Biomedical Engineering and his profession outside of the LAB is in Medical Sales.

Certifications
USAW L-1 & L-2
USAW National Coach
CF-L1, L-2, L-3
RTS1 & RTS2
MAT Jumpstart Specialist


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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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Laura-Lisa Hardy, LMT, CPMT

Laura-Lisa is our massage therapist with more than 20 years of experience working on athletes of all ages and fitness levels. When she isn’t at the LAB, Laura-Lisa serves as a Certified Pediatric Massage therapist at Cook Children’s Hospital.  

Certifications
Licensed Massage Therapist
Certified Pediatric Massage Therapist

Education
BS in Exercise and Sports Science

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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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MELANIE KLAUS

Melanie coaches Pilates at the LAB. 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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MARK ALVARADO

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

Certifications & Specializations
Youth Athletic Development
USAW Sports Performance
Competitive Weightlifting

Education
BS in Exercise and Sports Science

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MAKENZIE CARPENTER

Makenzie is the LAB’s marketing director. She also works the front desk, coordinates events, gives a killer gym tour and can be spotted coaching on occasion. As a people-person, Makenzie truly enjoys getting to know each and every member at the LAB and is quickly learning that fitness has been a hidden passion of hers for years. 

Education
BA in Journalism MA in Urban & Public Affairs


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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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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