Our S3 Team

 

All of our trainers are CrossFit certified, which means they’ve been trained in the fundamental principles and movements of CrossFit. They understand that no two bodies are alike and will work with you to get fit at the right pace, while maintaining your safety.

 
 
Eric White, Head Coach, CrossFit S3

Eric White, Head Coach

Specializations
CrossFit Level 2 Trainer
8 years of Personal Training experience
AED/CPR Certified - American Red Cross Association

Eric has been head coach of S3 for 5 years. It's hard to not find him with a smile on his face but don't let that confuse you, he's serious about CrossFit and helping you achieve your personal records, safely. Eric brings an encouraging energy to all our clients and classes.

 
Christine Kirby, Coach, CrossFit S3

Coach Christine

Specializations
CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
CrossFit Gymnastics

Christine believes CrossFit is for everyone, as long as you are willing to put in the work and listen to the coaches. Since 2011, Christine has been a CrossFit enthusiast and enjoys being involved with helping new and experienced athletes achieve their goals. 

 
Michael Ferrari, Coach, CrossFit S3

Coach Michael

Specializations
CrossFit Level 2 Trainer
CrossFit Endurance-Running Trainer
CrossFit Kids Trainer
CrossFit Defense
CrossFit Mobility
CrossFit Rowing

Michael is a 10 year Army veteran with the 82nd Airborne Division and four-time Iraq Campaign veteran. He is currently a Charlotte Firefighter/EMT and Tactical Medic who enjoys bringing a no-nonsense approach to his coaching at S3. 

Rachel Pohl, Coach, CrossFit S3

Coach Rachel

Specializations
CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
CrossFit Kids Trainer

Rachel is a running machine who has completed 10 Full Marathons/30 Half Marathons! Active with CrossFit since 2013, she also enjoys track and field, basketball, lifeguarding, swimming, and has coached Girls on the Run at Ballantyne Elementary. 

 
Becky Thoms, Coach, CrossFit S3

Coach Becky

Specializations
CrossFit Gymnastics

With a background in gymnastics, Becky has a passion for applying her experience to helping you develop better gymnastic skills and a strong core to improve your overall CrossFit ability. She isn't afraid to have some fun in her classes by using more "unconventional" training methods. 

 
Coach Jason, CrossFit S3

Coach Jason

Specializations
CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
CrossFit Mobility

Jason is the father of three boys, Tanner, Brody and Easton, and is husband to wife Casey. He is a Health and Physical Education teacher who recently accepted the Defensive Coordinator job at Rock Hill High School. His passion for coaching and ability to break down movements is what helps him coach any athlete to become more successful. 

Chris Taylor, Coach, CrossFit S3

Coach Chris

Specializations
CrossFit Level 2 Trainer

Chris is originally from Toronto ON, Canada and had a short stint playing Professional Hockey. His natural athleticism comes through in the CrossFit box. While coaching, he isn't shy about helping others push their limits. 

 
Sean Conneen, Owner, CrossFit S3

Sean Conneen, Owner

Sean purchased S3 on June 29, 2012 after he had been cross-fitting for two years. Sean has a love for community and family and treats all of the S3 members as such. He believes strongly that everyone should do CrossFit, no matter what they believe their athletic capabilities may be. Sean is a father of four to Brooke, Jack, Samantha and Daniel Brock. He works as the VP/GM of Toshiba, CMG and is a member at Forest Hill. His favorite part of being an owner is the ability to use S3 as a platform to give back to multiple non-profit organizations.

 
Becky Conneen, Owner, CrossFit S3

Becky Conneen, Owner

Specializations
CrossFit Kids Trainer

Becky has been cross-fitting since 2011 and has successfully worked out through two pregnancies. She has a passion for bringing the best service to members and regularly organizes social and charitable events for S3. Becky is the proud mother of Samantha and Daniel Brock and step-mother of Brooke and Jack. She is a member at Forest Hill Church and a board member of the Autism Strong Foundation. Beyond leading all marketing efforts, Becky has a passion to grow a youth program within S3.