Coquitlam Crossfit Coach Chris Schaalo

A discovery early in life that his purpose is to teach gave Chris an early start as a true coach for life. With 20 years experience on the field ranging from 8-22 year olds, and 12 years experience in the gym broadening that, he has the tools necessary to help you get to where you want to be. Whether you’re in need of improving health metrics, fitness levels, or athletic performance markers – helping people succeed in their goal is what really drives him.

Coach Schaalo is recognized among many of the best coaches in Crossfit and has done tremendous work for the community at large. He’s also a board member of the Canadian Functional Fitness Federation.


  • 12 + Years Experience

  • 10,000 + Coaching Hours Logged

  • Bachelor’s Degree Kinesiology – University of British Columbia

  • Certified Level 2 CrossFit Trainer 

  • Certified Level 1 Crossfit Trainer

  • Certified Crossfit Kids

  • Certified Crossfit Weightlifting

  • Certified Crossfit Powerlifting

  • NCCP Weightlifting

  • NCCP Football

  • Completion of Sean Lind Gymnastics for CrossFit Seminar

  • Bridging the Gap: From Clinician to Trainer (Dean R. Somerset)

  • Active Life Coach Member

  • CFFF Board Member

  • Certified Emergency first aid, CPR level C and OFA