2446 Cawthra Road, Unit 6/7, Mississauga, ON — 905-275-9535 — info [at] crossfitselect [dot] com

Thomas Markhauser

– Level I CrossFit Certification
– Level II CrossFit Certification
– CrossFit Scaling Certification
– CrossFit Anatomy Course

Thomas has been with Select since 2015, has a background in competitive paddling, as well as coaching and preparing athletes for competitions.

2015 – Competed at Regionals with Team CrossFit Select in Albany, NY
2016 – 25th in the Open in Canada East
2017 – 13th in the Open in Canada East, 26th overall at Regionals in the North East Region

Holly Ada McIlroy

– CrossFit Level I Certification
– CrossFit Level II Certification
– Power Yoga Certification

Holly is one of the full-time trainers, and has been coaching at CrossFit Select since 2013. Holly is also the gym manager, and a Registered Dental Hygienist.

Competed at Regionals: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
2017: Finished in 17th in Canada East in the Open, finished in 14th place with Team Select at the North East Regionals

Lori Mayer

– Level I CrossFit Certification
– Kinesiology BSc
– HFFC-CEP
– Completed Master of Fitness Science

Competing in sports and being active has always been apart of Lori’s lifestyle since she was 4. Lori has been at Select since 2012, and coaching since 2013. She’s one of our weekend coaches, and is excited to push you through one of our partner workouts on a busy Saturday!

Katie Ross

– Level I CrossFit Certification

Katie is a fulltime Firefighter with the City of Brampton, and one of Select’s part-time coaches. Katie’s been doing CrossFit out of her garage the last 3 years, and is the newest addition to the trainer staff at CFS.

2017: Katie finished 17th worldwide in the Firefighter division of the Open
Katie competed at the World FireFit Games, and finished 3rd overall for her age category amongst the fittest Firefighters in the world

Adam DiFranco

– CrossFit Level I Certification

Adam started coaching at Select in 2016, and is one of our part-time coaches. Human resources specialist extraordinaire by day, and super-dad/stellar CrossFitter by night…you can catch Adam in one of the 4:30 classes, taking part in the workout of the day!

2017: 14th place at the North East Regionals, Team Select

Andrij Kotowych

– Level I CrossFit Certification

Andrij is one of CrossFit Select’s part-time trainers. Andrij, who goes by Drij, Andrew, Andy…is also one of the four owners of JAKTRX, a Canadian supplement and protein company, designed for CrossFitters, by CrossFitters. Pick up your own bottle of JAKTRX at Select today!

Owners of CrossFit Select

The three owners of CrossFit Select are Chris Baillie, Steve Viola and Sebastian Palaszewski.

CHRIS
You’ll see Chris around the gym in the evenings and on the weekends. He is a full-time City of Mississauga employee and is one of the eight original owners of CrossFit Select, which opened back in 2011. Chris is an active CrossFit Competitor, and has competed at the Regionals in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016. In 2013, Chris competed at the Reebok CrossFit Games with Team CrossFit Select, representing Canada East.

STEVE
Steve is one of the evening trainers at CrossFit Select, and you’ll see him strolling into the gym smelling like freshly baked cookies.Why you ask? He owns La Casa Dolce, the bakery across the street. Steve is a seasoned CrossFit Competitor, and you’ll see him throwing down during the 4:30 class each night.
– CrossFit Level I Certification
– CrossFit Level II Certification

SEBASTIAN
Sebastian has been with CrossFit Select since 2011. He owns his own shipping container company, FabCon. You’ll see his wrapped pick-up truck sitting outside the gym, and you can catch Seb throwing down weights and WOD-ing with our community during the 4:30 or 5:30 class during the week.