• * Under 18 must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. First-time visitors and local residents only. Terms and conditions may vary and certain restrictions apply. No cash value; value may vary by market. Cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts. Valid at participating locations only. Each franchise location is independently owned and operated.
  • * Under 18 must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian.

About the team

  • Clemon <span class="nick-name">"The Crusher"</span> Clay
    Clemon "The Crusher" Clay
    CC is one of the main reasons 9ROUND South Loop became a reality. He's a man of many talents...winner of the 2016 Chicago Golden Gloves amateur competition in his age group and owner of Gordy's barbershop in Hyde Park. Before 9ROUND, he was a highly-regarded personal trainer with an emphasis on boxing and kickboxing ("his thing") and mentor/instructor at the CYC Chicago Youth Centers' after-school program teaching fitness, boxing and chess.
  • Xavier <span class="nick-name">"X-Man"</span> Norels
    Xavier "X-Man" Norels
    Xavier has been an amateur boxer for six years and a 9ROUND trainer since 2018. He has a strong passion for fitness and the sport of boxing. He’s a respected boxing coach and was MVP of his high school football team. X fills our new 9ROUND space with high energy and his energy is contagious, inspiring members to push to their personal best.
  • Kris <span class="nick-name">"Gold Glove"</span> Glover
    Kris "Gold Glove" Glover
    Kris is 9ROUND South Loop’s youngest trainer and an outstanding student who’s worked with top tier college basketball programs. including Xavier University’s men’s basketball team, Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship and soon, the Missouri Tigers men’s basketball team. Kris’ enthusiasm for 9ROUND is as big as his smile which makes ‘sweating it out’ just a little more fun.
  • Jack <span class="nick-name">"jonnyblaze"</span> Riordan
    Jack "jonnyblaze" Riordan
    Jack received his 9ROUND certification at the company’s headquarters in Greenville, SC and if the company had its way, he’d be on his way to opening a 9ROUND franchise himself:). Jack understands the science behind the 9ROUND system and is adept at communicating its form and function. The Harrison/Polk red line stop makes it an easy commute from his day job to 9ROUND South Loop.
  • Kayce <span class="nick-name">"Krayce"</span> Riordan
    Kayce "Krayce" Riordan
    Kayce has been a member at 9ROUND Wicker Park since 2017. She’ll be the first to tell you it’s the only fitness program she’s ever stayed with for more than a few months. After Kayce finishes her 9R morning workouts, she spends her weekdays traveling around Chicagoland as unit director of inpatient services for JourneyCare. You can see her in action weekends at 9R South Loop.
  • MK  <span class="nick-name">"Ricochet"</span> Riordan
    MK "Ricochet" Riordan
    Mary Kay has a background in corporate retail marketing. She moved to the South Loop in 2013 and in 2018 decided to start a business combining three of her favorite things…the neighborhood, small business and kickboxing. Her path to 9ROUND started as a birthday present from her Favorite Oldest Child (9R gear and workout passes) and led to the opening of 9ROUND’s 5th location in Chicago.
  • Paul <span class="nick-name">"Punisher"</span> Littleton
    Paul "Punisher" Littleton
    Paul has extensive experience in boxing and personal training. He’s a 3X Chicago Golden Gloves winner and the 2011 USA Middleweight Amateur Boxing Champion. He turned pro and competed as a professional boxer for four years before “retiring” in 2015 with a record of 10 wins and no losses. Lucky for us, he’s a SLoop resident so 9R SLoop members will have plenty of chances to sharpen their pad-work skills.
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