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KRIS SMITH

KRIS SMITH

FOUNDER/TRAINER

My name is Kris and I’m the owner/founder of Foundry 13. This really all started with collegiate athletics and morphed into me living a dream that I never could’ve imagined.

After graduating college in 2013, I did a strength and conditioning internship with the former Strength & Conditioning Coach for University of Michigan’s football program, Mike Barwis. In the mornings I saw pro athletes like Detroit Red Wing Pavel Datsyuk and USA Bobsledder Val Smith, but in the afternoons we worked almost exclusively with para- and quadruplegics. Seeing such a diversity in personal training was what really made me want to pursue a career in it.

After 4 years of soaking up as much knowledge as I could at a big box gym, I decided to open Foundry in an attempt to offer my clients MORE. I now have the ability to help more people than I could’ve ever imagined and am lucky enough to have the most talented team in Michigan to work alongside.

Education and Certifications:

B.S. Grand Valley State University

NASM-Certified Personal Trainer

DBC Level 1 Biomechanics CErtified

Corrective Exercise Specialist

Performance Enhancement Specialist

Women’s Fitness Specialist

Precision Nutrition Level 1

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