REAL PEOPLE. REAL RESULTS.

WE HAVE HELPED

HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE IN THE Westmont AREA LOSE WEIGHT, GAIN STRENGTH, AND LIVE A HEALTHIER & HAPPIER LIFE.

5/5

Absolutely love this place! I started about a year ago needing a change in how I worked out.
I was nervous starting out as I’ve never done a group fitness style class before. The coaches have been amazing since day one in helping those like me feel confident in the technical movements we are doing in each class.
The community and support they’ve managed to build is amazing!

Emma Ferrarini

Iron Flag Fitness MEMBER
THE BEST GYM IN Westmont

5/5

In 6 months I gained 20 pounds of pure muscle and bested my fastest mile time by 45 seconds. Then I got side tracked by a shoulder injury and they have been very accommodating to help get me back on track. Great facility. Great staff. Great programming. 5 stars.

M Heartson

Iron Flag Fitness MEMBER
THE BEST GYM IN Westmont

5/5

The gym is everything you have been looking for! Amazing staff and coaches that help you achieve your goals and keep you motivated. A fun workout atmosphere. A community of athletes that can become your family and friends. I have competed in the body buddy challenge and the nutrition program, at the gym, and have had excellent results. Workouts that push you and keep you coming back for more.

Natalie Krone

Iron Flag Fitness MEMBER
THE BEST GYM IN Westmont

5/5

I have been doing CrossFit for 3 years. I recently moved and needed to find a new gym. After trying out a few in my new area I decided to join CrossFit Iron Flag. The programming is great and always challenges me. The coaches are very friendly, encouraging, and helpful! I’ve gotten several PRs after becoming a member at Iron Flag and I’m looking forward to making more progress and making new friends who have similar values and goals! I love their focus on overall health and fitness and Coach Guy has awesome podcasts!

Alyssa Abbate

Iron Flag Fitness MEMBER
THE BEST GYM IN Westmont

5/5

My fiancé and I recently moved to the area and needed a place to workout. We found CrossFit IronFlag on google and they were really close to where we live. We went in and met Kelly who showed us around the gym and got us set up on the spot and into classes the same day. Their programming is top notch and the coaches are very supportive!

Mike Lancor

Iron Flag Fitness MEMBER
THE BEST GYM IN Westmont

5/5

Iron Flag Fitness brought my training up about five notches. From the best coaches, to unparalleled services, including nutrition counseling and an in-house doctor of physical therapy, the gym has everything you might need. Whether you’re a beginner or a serious athlete, IFF will meet you at your level and help you meet your goals. Shout out to Coach Jared for his interest and dedication!

Megan Balderston

Iron Flag Fitness MEMBER
THE BEST GYM IN Westmont

5/5

Ironflag Fitness is an incredible place to work out. The coaches are fun, friendly, welcoming, and always encouraging. They also have an incredible nutrition program. I am down 12% body fat since doing their nutrition program. Highly recommend checking it out, ANY fitness level is welcome and encouraged.

Kristen Doyle

Iron Flag Fitness MEMBER
THE BEST GYM IN Westmont

5/5

The gym is everything you have been looking for! Amazing staff and coaches that help you achieve your goals and keep you motivated. A fun workout atmosphere. A community of athletes that can become your family and friends. I have competed in the body buddy challenge and the nutrition program, at the gym, and have had excellent results. Workouts that push you and keep you coming back for more.

Natalie Krone

Iron Flag Fitness MEMBER
THE BEST GYM IN Westmont

5/5

I’ve been with CrossFit Ironflag for 6 years now! They have changed my life… in the most positive way! The coaches and other people that work out with me are always so supportive. I would never be able to accomplish what I have done if it wasn’t for this gym!

Becky Schenk

Iron Flag Fitness MEMBER
THE BEST GYM IN Westmont

5/5

In 6 months I gained 20 pounds of pure muscle and bested my fastest mile time by 45 seconds. Then I got side tracked by a shoulder injury and they have been very accommodating to help get me back on track. Great facility. Great staff. Great programming. 5 stars.

M Heartson

Iron Flag Fitness MEMBER
THE BEST GYM IN Westmont

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HOW WE TRAIN

1. SCHEDULE YOUR FIRST VISIT

Talk with A Coach About Your Goals and Learn How We Can Get You To Your Best Self.

2. START YOUR TRAINING

You have defined your goals and you are ready to begin your journey. We will start you strong by taking you through the fundamentals of training and sound habits putting you on the road to success!

3. HAVE FUN REACHING NEW LEVELS

Once you have the basics down you’ll book classes easily on our app, enjoy the workouts with awesome people and reach your goals in no time!

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Simply fill out the form below and then schedule Your FREE No-Sweat intro Consultation on the next page.

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Mary Carmignani

Olympic Lifting Coach

Mary is a USAW Level 2 coach, CrossFit Level 2 trainer, and a certified personal trainer through NASM. She has been training clients since 2008 and has also studied kettlebells, strength training, and mobility. As an early adopter of CrossFit, the workouts have provided her with inspiration to gain and maintain her healthy lifestyle. In the last few years, her focus has shifted toward Olympic Weightlifting and she has competed locally.

When she’s not at the gym, Mary is a full-time middle school teacher and avid cook. She is passionate about cooking and how to incorporate it into a healthy lifestyle.

As a coach, she pays close attention to proper form as a way to prevent injury while building strength and learning proper technique. She is excited to help you feel confident lifting weights and achieve your fitness goals.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • USAW Level 1 & 2
  • CrossFit Level 1 & 2
  • NASM-CPT
  • CrossFit Certificates:
  • Weightlifting, Barbell, Football, Kettlebell, Mobility, Nutrition
  • First Aid/CPR/AED (American Heart Association)
     

Bridget Quast

COACH

Bridget spent years running marathons and trying every fitness fad out there.  Then 5 years ago her husband introduced her to CrossFit. “I was hooked immediately.  I loved the way CrossFit made me feel physically and mentally. CrossFit gave me a sense of confidence that I had never experienced before.  Seeing what I can accomplish in the gym makes me feel like I can conquer anything life throws at me.” Bridget became a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer in 2018 in order to help instill that sense of confidence in others, especially women and kids.  She specializes in general CrossFit, Masters (50+) and CrossFit Kids. Along with coaching CrossFit, Bridget teaches a kid’s fitness class at the preschool she owns in the Western Suburbs, where she lives with her husband and 4 kids.  She also enjoys coaching girl’s travel basketball.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
  • CrossFit Kids
  • Crossfit Judges Course
  • Crossfit Scaling Methods Course
  • First Aid/CPR/AED (American Red Cross)
     

Danielle McNally

COACH

“Coach D” has been training at CrossFit Iron Flag for more than 5 years. Driven by her love for the sport, Danielle became a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer in early 2019 after retiring from her career in public relations. She specializes in general CrossFit, CrossFit Lite and CrossFit Teens. In class, Danielle strives to help people of all ages and fitness levels surpass what they thought was possible. As a mother of three young girls, Danielle has a passion for empowering young women and girls through fitness. Outside of the gym, you can find Danielle volunteering with Salt and Light Coalition where she provides job training and fitness classes to women and girls who have fallen victim to sex trafficking in Chicago. Danielle lives in the western suburbs with her three beautiful daughters and awesome husband. Her motto: you’re never too old to learn new tricks. 

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Science
  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
  • Crossfit Judges Course
  • Crossfit Online Scaling Course
  • Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED (American Red Cross)
     

Melissa Gaspar

Head Master's Coach

Melissa found a love of Crossfit in her 50’s. She is dedicated to working with our Master’s (50+) population and loves learning new skills to help improve their quality of life and passion for fitness.  

“It’s a pretty cool thing to be able to learn new things and develop new skills at my age. To know I’m in the best shape of my life at 58 is awesome. There’s a weird invisibility that happens to women as we age, as if we’re somehow meant to just fade into the woodwork.  But CrossFit has taught me how to take up more space in the world – figuratively and literally. I didn’t want to be relegated to just a 6′ X 3′ yoga mat or treadmill. I want to take up more space: pick up heavy weights, pull myself over the bar, and someday – walk on my hands.”

CERTIFICATIONS

  • CF-L1
  • Crossfit Online Scaling Course
  • Crossfit Judges Course
     

VIOLET MAKA

COACH

Violet is a former collegiate athlete who played basketball and soccer. She spent a year playing semi-professional women’s tackle football for the Chicago Force. After personal training for 2 years she went onto a nursing graduate program. During the program, she joined her friend at a Crossfit box near campus and immediately fell in love. Once finishing her nursing degree, she found interest in coaching Crossfit. She enjoys combining her passion for fitness, health, and wellness into her coaching.  Her nursing degrees aids in giving her a strong knowledge set of how the body works in regards to fitness and exercise. In her free time she is training to be a competitive Crossfit Athlete.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • CF-L1
  • CF-L2
  • HSN Certified Nutrition Coach
  • First Aid/CPR/AED (America Red Cross)
     

Guy Petruzzelli

NUTRITION DIRECTOR

As a 42 year old professional athlete, who, at the age of 20, found a real passion for multi-sport, was forced to take some time away. I was hit by a car in 1996, leaving me rather injured and finding a comeback difficult. So I finished law school, passed the Illinois Bar exam and thought my time in the sport was over.

As the 2010 season started to heat up in June, I was out for a training ride and once again, hit by a car. This time, I was left with a broken right collarbone and 3 broken ribs. My doctor insisted that even with surgery, I would miss the remainder of the season and would most likely not even be able to train hard until the start of 2011. I had started training at Crossfit DuPage in May 2010, and knew that Crossfit would help me get back healthier and fitter than ever.

With the help of Brian MacKenzie, founder of Crossfit Endurance, I was able to achieve 2 things in less than 5 weeks – continue to speed up my healing process, and improve fitness. When I went to see my doctor at week 9 post-surgery, the x-rays showed 90% bone growth. This wasn’t by accident; this was due to following Crossfit Strength and Crossfit Endurance principles. Best part, I’m still improving. To spread the word of my recovery and passion, I was the focus of a Triathlete Magazine article in the February 2011 edition, written by TJ Murphy. I was then added to the book written by Brian MacKenzie in November 2012 – “Power, Speed, Endurance, a skill based approach to endurance training”, and featured in Chris Solomon’s article in the January 2013 issue of Outside Magazine, where Chris chronicles his use of CrossFit Endurance to train for a marathon. To prove that I practice what I preach, I’ve been working with Cody Burhardt, head coach at Athlete’s Cell, to help me reach my current world rank of 11th in Duathlon.

My goal is 3 fold – to constantly build on the success I have had in racing particularly in the last 2 years, having stood atop the podium at every distance of racing 21 times, and see this sport continue to grow, change lives for the better and gain the mainstream attention it deserves. But above all, I want to impact the lives of the people I come in contact with, helping them realize there is an athlete in all of us, and that once we stop becoming our biggest obstacle, anything is possible. So, stay strong.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Crossfit Level
  • Crossfit Level
  • Crossfit Endurance Coach
  • HSN Certified Nutrition Coach
  • Precision Nutrition Coach
  • NASM certified Personal Trainer
  • Vipr Certified
  • First Aid/CPR/AED (America Red Cross)
     

JARED MCGRIFF-CULVER

OWNER, DIRECTOR OF IFAP

Jared attended The University of Missouri where he received his degree in Sports Marketing and Sports Management.  He played football and was a 4-year letterman. There he interned for both Missouri strength and conditioning and Missouri athletic training.  After his career at Mizzou he went on to play for a short period with the Oakland Raiders (NFL) and the Jacksonville Sharks (AFL).

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s of Sports Management
  • Crossfit L-1
  • HSN Certified Nutrition Coach
  • First Aid/CPR/AED (America Red Cross)
  • Crossfit Judges Course
     

KELLY MCGRIFF-CULVER

COACH

Kelly has worked in the sports performance field and fitness industry since obtaining her B.S. in Exercise Science from Illinois State University in 2008. She has trained athletes at professional levels to include the NFL, NHL, MLB, and WPS, as well as helped over 100 high school athletes receive college scholarships for athletics. Kelly’s passion is in motivating people to achieve their goals. For her, CrossFit provides the perfect venue to keep her athletes motivated, challenged, and having fun with an element of competition, to keep them constantly working toward their athletic and aesthetic goals.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and Kinesiology
  • CrossFit L-1
  • CrossFit L-2
  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
  • Certified CrossFit Judge
  • Intrinsic Biomechanics Trainer (ITS)First Aid/CPR/AED (American Red Cross)
     

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