About Us

Contender CrossFit Padre Island

VISION

Inspire Corpus Christi with a healthier lifestyle by connecting people to Health, Happiness and Performance.

MISSION

We offer inclusive fitness programs that will dramatically improve your level of physical fitness, nutrition, and mental health. We have created a support system we like to call “our community” that is the driving force for our success.

CORE VALUES

Health – We want to inspire you to live a healthier lifestyle to help improve your quality of life inside the gym and more importantly, outside the gym walls.

Happiness – Mental health is important to us and we want to do our best to help keep you accountable to a healthy, sustainable life balance. We believe a huge step in individual improvement is to understand yourself better while developing a growth mindset.

Performance – Our certified coaches are personally and genuinely invested in your success. Our inclusive fitness programs are measured and repeated to track your fitness and real-life performance.

Commitment to Community – Getting better is hard for everyone. Sharing the experience of personal betterment creates strong bonds and mutual respect among our members. Our community is our support system and is the driving force to our success. You will never walk alone in our gym. You will work with a coach and like-minded members who will help you move and feel better together.

Safe – Building relationships is key to individual success. Our gym is a safe space filled with caring, consistent, honest and respectful coaches and members. You will walk into a gym with a positive community of people in a family friendly environment.

MEET OUR

Fully Qualified Instructors

Meet the team that’s dedicated to making your goals a reality!

We are on a mission to make Corpus Christi the Fittest City in America. The last 10 years Corpus has been in the top 20 and ranked as high as the number 1 Fattest City. Our staff is committed to making this happen but we can’t do it alone. We need you to invest in your health. We offer inclusive fitness programs that will dramatically improve your level of physical fitness, nutrition, and mental health. We have created a support system we like to call “our community” that is the driving force for our success. The foundation that holds that together is our Coaching Staff, we have a diverse group that complements each other. You can expect a fully committed coach that is positive, will challenge you, and deeply cares about each and every one of our members.

We can’t wait to meet you!

Cassie Edwards

Owner / Head Coach

ABOUT CASSIE

Erin Fischer

CrossFit Coach

ABOUT ERIN

Teddy Arellano

CrossFit Coach / Personal Trainer / ID Trainer

ABOUT TEDDY

Julia Morris

CrossFit Coach

ABOUT JULIA

Lorin Winters

CrossFit Coach

ABOUT LORIN

Andrew Arias

CrossFit Coach

ABOUT ANDREW

Cameron Garcia

FMT Therapist

ABOUT cameron

Chris Pence

CrossFit Coach

ABOUT chris

Jessemyn Pence

CrossFit Coach

ABOUT jessemyn

Braidan Carlisle

Admin / CrossFit Coach / CrossFit Kids Coach

ABOUT braidan