A Family Fitness Approach to CrossFit Training

A Family Fitness Approach to CrossFit Training

There will be days you won’t want to come in, there will be days when no matter how hard you try, the PR just doesn’t happen.

But that won’t deter us all from picking each other up, dusting ourselves off and striving for our best. The only competition you need to have here is the one within yourself. You dictate how far you want to go and we will support you the whole way.

A Family Fitness Approach to CrossFit Training

We want our gym to be your favorite place to go, we want you to stay as long as you’d like and we want you to feel at home while you’re here.

Our hope is that you find a new fitness family here. A family that will not only help you physically improve, but be there to cheer you on in those moments when you’re tired and just want to give up … because you can always do ONE MORE!

Meet Our Coaches

Craig Hoolahan, Owner of CMX Athletics

Craig Hoolahan, Owner

CrossFit Level 1 Certified

Craig Hoolahan is a father of two incredible children, whom he teaches that being spontaneous and impulsive isn’t always a bad thing. He thrives when he’s told something isn’t possible or is too risky. From Tough Mudders to MS150 bike rides to CrossFit, he’s learned that mental grit and heart are every bit as important as strength.

Brian Pirone, Coach at CMX Athletics

Brian Pirone, Coach

CrossFit Level 1 / USAW Level 1 Certified

Brian attained his USAW Level 1 certification and his CrossFit Level 1 certification and has been coaching and competing in both Olympic lifting and CrossFit for over five years. Over the last 20 years he has helped more than 120 kids earn college scholarships in multiple fields of play. Brian is ranked 1st nationally for USAW age 45-49 (109+kg) and he is the current North Carolina, Pennsylvania and South Carolina State Champion. Brian also won three Golds at the Arnold Classic 2020 for the snatch, clean and jerk and total score

Jimmy Kohan, Coach at CMX Athletics

Jimmy Kohan, Coach

N.C.S.F. / A.C.E. Certified Personal Trainer

Jimmy is known for his contagious high energy and extremely positive attitude. Jimmy has over 12 years of fitness and personal training experience. He brings a multifaceted knowledge of training from HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) to 1:1 and small group Athletic & Sports Specific Training.

Why Choose CrossFit CMX Athletics?


Making strides in your fitness journey all starts with a base of support. Your fitness community is your support. To get better everyday, your friends and coaches you meet at CMX Athletics will motivate you to push through the discomfort to make the changes you want to see.


The coaching at CrossFit CMX Athletics sets us apart by providing in depth analysis and unwavering support throughout each athlete’s journey to the pursuit of greater fitness. The coaches will be your best friends and your fearless leaders.


We make it a high priority to keep members’ training experience unique by providing a wide range of programming options to fit the skill level of each member. From beginner to advanced, there is a programming option each workout that provides members the ideal stimulus for results.

Specialty Classes

We offer multiple specialty courses each month to further hone the skills required for endurance, weightlifting, and gymnastics. These specialized courses will enhance your ability to perform during the everyday class workout to optimize results.


CrossFit CMX Athletics is conveniently located right off of Route 910 in Gibsonia and offers a wide range of class times and open gym time to ensure you are able to get your workouts done each day.


Our coaches at CMX Athletics offer personal training sessions that can help you attain your specific goals paired with customized programming and weekly consultation.


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