Chris Medcraft,


Chris has extensive knowledge and experience in the fitness industry, working as a Personal Trainer since 2010. From 2011 he has worked as a part-time CrossFit Coach, until becoming full-time Coach and Manager at in 2013.

Crossfit Craigieburn will be an extension of Chris and his training ethic. The environment and spirit of the gym is one where anyone is welcome. Work hard/smart, have a laugh and get strong and fit in the process. The objective is to run a training facility focused on producing results and helping members achieve their goals.

Chris has a vision to become not only one of the best crossfitters in the country, but also to be the best leader he can be to all that follow on the journey to becoming the strongest and fittest that they can be.



Certificate III in Fitness
Certificate IV in Fitness
First aid & CPR
Level 1 CrossFit Certification
Level 1+2 Weightlifting/Sports Power Coach

Jennifer Francis


Jen started CrossFit in late 2012 and has a great passion for olympic weightlifting. She uses herself as an example that you can train hard and lift heavy weights, but not get ‘bulky’.

Jen’s vision for CrossFit Craigieburn is to create a welcoming atmosphere where people look forward to coming in and training hard.


Level 1 CrossFit Certification
Level 1 Weightlifting/Sports Power Coach

Loren Lauder


Loren has always been an active person; through out her childhood and teen years she has played a variety of competitive sports. This passion leaded to her wanting to pursuer this as a career. After completing her Diploma of Remedial Massage and Personal Training Qualifications, she began working with St Kilda Football Club for the next 4 years and starting up her own Personal Training Business (Bikini Bum Fitness).

Loren has a real passion for competing and coaching, passing on any knowledge from experience she has to members in the box. Lorens main focus is being an inspiration and good role model within the Craigieburn community.


Diploma Remedial Massage
Certificate III and IV In fitness
Level 2 AFL Trainer
Level 1 Crossfit coach
Weightlifting coach Level 1
Percision Nutritionist