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always. move. forward.

South Landing Fitness opened in 2016 in South Knoxville’s Old Sevier neighborhood. Owners Crissy and Shane Glarrow had a desire to impact their community through health, realizing that as individuals become physically healthier, other areas of their lives are enhanced as well. After being married a year, they started to take small steps towards a dream of opening a gym. Crissy and Shane have a daughter, Addaline, and son, Cannon. Their mission is to inspire movement, and help others live their healthiest lives.

meet the team

Crissy Glarrow, Owner

Crossfit level-1 trainer

Crissy is a former Division I gymnast for the University of Kentucky. She competed in CrossFit East Regionals four times before transitioning to coaching full-time.  Crissy believes healthier individuals can lead to healthier families and communities. In her words: “I am passionate about celebrating what a person can do today, then helping them take another step toward where they want to be tomorrow.”

shane Glarrow, Owner

crossfit level-2 trainer, Precision nutrition Level-1 certified coach

Shane was a multi-sport athlete in his youth. After being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes,  he turned to nutrition and fitness. In 2011, he found CrossFit, which reshaped his views of the limitations he believed shaped his future. Through the use of simple, actionable habits, Shane coaches his clients to create sustainable nutrition and fitness patterns. In his words: “I want to meet people where they are and elevate them to where they want to be.”

billy holman, HEAD coach

Crossfit level-2 trainer, personal trainer, precision nutrition level-1 certified coach

Billy is a former basketball player. After weight training to build muscle, he found CrossFit in 2013 and has never looked back. Billy’s coaching philosophy is founded on a two-fold principle: health and fitness are gifts with the power to not only transform a person’s life, but also the lives of everyone around them. Billy is married to Amanda and has a son, “Bear,” who you’ve likely seen running around the gym. In his words: “Increasing your health allows you to serve people even deeper—that’s why I do what I do.”

 

Taino Fears-Perez, coach

BS in human health performance

Taino is a former collegiate football player for the University of Tennsee-Martin, where he recieved his BS in Human Health Performance. 

He has a wife and two young sons, and is passionate about being the best husband/father for his family. 

Taino loves pushing possibilities of performance with athletes, general populations, and himself. From individuals who are seeking an athletic scholarship to individuals wanting to have energy to play with kids, his goal is to equip individuals with the confidence and strength to do what they want and need to do. 

Maddie Zaczyk, coach

CPPS Certified trainer, group fitness coach

As a swimmer for eight years, Maddie has always loved getting to learn what one’s body is capable of. She has a BS in Health Sciences with a focus on Healthy Lifestyles Coaching, and is a certified Physical Preparation Specialist.
In Maddie’s own words, “The most fulfilling moments are the “Wow” moments when people realize they are stronger than they might have thought before. I also love celebrating all the little wins along the fitness journey; just getting to class, meeting your water goal for the day, or fighting to find something to be thankful for on a hard day. Those little wins usually lead to the big wins down the road.”

come discuss your goals with us!