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10203 North Oak Trafficway
Kansas City, Missouri 64155


  • The trainers are amazing! They always push you to do your best and are so great at explaining all the moves.
    - January 05, 2019 by Christine Torres
  • The way I feel after a good workout.
    - January 04, 2019 by Richard Dougherty
  • Dedication and sincerity of the trainers!!
    - December 15, 2018 by Sheila Fotovich
  • 9Round is literally made for every age and body type. The trainers are amazing and help tailor the workout to you and your abilities. Every day the workout is different. This workout can be as intense as you want it to be. Great place to workout!!
    - December 09, 2018 by Woody Wood
  • I like the variety of workouts, and the levels of challenge. I like the flexibility of no class times. I love the trainers and the other people there to work out.
    - December 05, 2018 by S.N.
  • I love that the workouts are only 30mins. The trainers always push me harder than I think I can. It’s fun to actually workout.
    - December 01, 2018 by Donna Dyke
  • Heart rate monitor for accurate calorie tracking and efficient 30 minutes
    - November 26, 2018 by T.S.
  • The best members and trainers....so supportive and encouraging and fun! Love the "no class times" and the variety of locations.
    - November 15, 2018 by A.T.
  • Everything! It’s only 30 minutes. The trainers are amazing and it’s fun!
    - November 08, 2018 by Malissa Graham
  • I like the 30 minute full body workouts with no scheduled time. Also with the trainers they are very personable & truly helpful.
    - November 03, 2018 by Jacqueline Johnson
  • 30 min workout, personal trainers, modified workout based on personal health needs, start a class anytime you walk in, reasonable monthly fee, encouragement and support from trainers and other members.
    - November 02, 2018 by Sandy Schnack
  • It can be as hard/easy as you want it to be.. It’s a quick workout-easy to fit in schedule Best way to work entire body both lifting and cardio
    - October 31, 2018 by Christina Ludwig
  • Easy in easy out. You show up to follow the stations, get the work out done leave feeling accomplished.
    - October 31, 2018 by Josue Verona
  • Different workout everyday. I don’t have to think about what to do. Great trainers to help us.
    - October 18, 2018 by M.G.
  • One on one work with the trainers and they modify the workout to fit my needs. I can go whenever I want because there are NO scheduled classes.
    - October 18, 2018 by Carie Marrah
  • No class times. The place is clean. Personal trainer(s) there to help all the time and to motivate you. Great workout every time. Never boring.
    - October 14, 2018 by P.T.
  • I love everything about it! No class times, excellent trainers, and an amazing work out! 9 Round has truly changed my life.
    - October 14, 2018 by jamie ferguson
  • The trainers are awesome,my results , and this gym is welcoming and almost like a mini family.
    - October 13, 2018 by Amanda Wooldridge
  • It's so convenient with new rounds beginning every three minutes and the fact that it's only a 30 minute workout. Very easy to fit into a busy schedule leaving no room for excuses. ;) I also love how the workouts change daily so different muscles are targeted and it's never mundane. I've been a member almost four years which is the LONGEST I've ever stuck with a exercise program/gym. That in itself speaks volumes of how amazing 9Round is!
    - October 11, 2018 by J.S.
  • The variety of workout and support from trainers!
    - October 06, 2018 by A.B.
  • 9round makes exercising quick, easy, and fun. I can stroll in whenever works best with my schedule and get right to work. The trainers are always friendly and push you to be better. Love my 9round family.
    - October 06, 2018 by Ally McCoy
  • Best workout ever in 30mins!
    - October 06, 2018 by R.T.
  • - October 05, 2018 by D.B.
  • - October 05, 2018 by V.H.
  • I love that the trainers push you to be your personal best. Love the daily change in workouts.
    - October 04, 2018 by Erica Zahabi
  • The workout is always different and the trainers are there to help make any adjustments you need based on your level. And the mitt work with the trainers is the best!
    - October 04, 2018 by Kristen Wettlaufer
  • The McFarland’s understand and know what it takes. Thier gyms are always full of energy and the trainers definitely enjoy what they do. The trainers make the experience
    - September 26, 2018 by Mike Murphy
  • I love how I feel after I workout at 9Round! It makes me a better Mom to be able to connect with my strength.
    - September 26, 2018 by K.C.
  • How supportive the trainers and owner (Melissa McFarland/Kcmo) at my locations are. I love the switch up of workouts. And how the gyms are set up. Tons of support!!
    - September 19, 2018 by Misty Shelley
  • Only workout I can honestly say I look forward to. The trainers do a phenomenal job of keeping you active at your own pace. The summary reports are like seeing a grade card full of A's!
    - September 09, 2018 by Jeff Dyke
  • The enthusiasm and support from ALL the staff/trainers. They really care about your fitness and want you to be your best. And the members DO NOT judge.
    - September 07, 2018 by Sheila Fotovich
  • I like the flexibility of being able to drop in any time, without worrying about class times. The trainers are patient and encouraging. The workouts change daily, so I don't get bored. It is a total workout each time.
    - September 06, 2018 by S.N.
  • Knowledgeable staff Varied workouts No schedules Keeping it fun!
    - August 30, 2018 by D.G.
  • All the trainers, how quick it is and I always get a great workout in! I’m working muscles I’ve never worked before.
    - August 29, 2018 by A.H.
  • Trainers, daily work outs are not boring, they are challenging.
    - August 27, 2018 by Yvonne Waterman
  • the variety of workouts and the amount of calories burned in 30 minutes.
    - August 27, 2018 by Duane Tolbert
  • I love the workouts. The trainers always make it fun, hard and enjoyable.
    - August 25, 2018 by Donna Dyke
  • Love how much I can accomplish in just 30 minutes a day!
    - August 25, 2018 by Tracy jobson
  • Best 30 minutes of my day! It’s a fun environment and the trainers can really push you to burn more!
    - August 25, 2018 by Kendra Puterbaugh
  • The flexibility and the instructors.
    - July 19, 2018 by S.S.
  • The trainers are always developing more and creative ways to improve our workouts when we are not able to do an excercise as directed for a round. We don’t have to feel left out or that we can’t accomplish a good workout.
    - July 13, 2018 by M.G.
  • How the trainers are always there for you whenever you have questions. Also, the exercises changes daily.
    - July 11, 2018 by Sadaf Zaki
  • It’s always challenging, trainers are motivating, and it’s 30 minutes of me time that I always look forward to!
    - July 11, 2018 by Ryan Stewart
  • Having a trainer there at every workout. Pushing limits left and right. Modifications to each workout for injuries or experience level. No class times!
    - July 08, 2018 by Lynsey Ralston
  • It's a different workout every day. The trainers keep you motivated! fun.
    - July 05, 2018 by J.P.
  • It’s a killer workout. Love all of the trainers too!
    - July 04, 2018 by J.P.
  • I like that the workout always changes and the trainers always push me to work my hardest!
    - July 04, 2018 by Kelsey DeGeorge
  • I love working out at 9 Round. The trainers are great and make you want to come back everyday.
    - July 04, 2018 by Doug Brown
  • I love the workout in general. Love the early opening at 5am. The owners and trainers are awesome, helpful, fun and inspiring. The members are fun and inspiring. It's a big happy family being healthy and fit together.
    - July 04, 2018 by Karla Kopp
  • Very friendly staff that know your name and are very helpful
    - July 04, 2018 by B.O.T.

About the team

  • 9Round trainer
    Chris "The Crusher" McFarland
    Chris is the co-owner with his wife, Melissa. He is a USMC veteran, and has always made time for fitness. He is usually opening in Liberty, and is known to give a brutal workout. He has 3 kids, Morgan, Cooper, and Cruise.
  • 9Round trainer
    Melissa "The Machine" McFarland
    Melissa is the owner/operator of 9Round with Chris. She has always had a passion for fitness, and after discovering 9Round, she knew they had to bring the most convenient and effective workout to Missouri. The Liberty location was the first to open in Missouri, and with that gym, became 2013 & 2014 franchisee's of the year. Also awarded for multi unit franchisee's of the year for the Liberty, and Tiffany Springs locations. Melissa is a former RN and loves to help people reach their goals. She loves to go to each location, and workout with the members regularly because the members push her to always do better, and she wants to do the same in return.
  • 9Round trainer
    Hollie "The General" Perry
    Hollie became addicted to 9Round as a member, making her own transformation. She became such a believer that she wanted to help others the same way, and train to be a 9Round trainer. After 6 months, she became the 1st ever GM for Melissa and is doing phenomenal! She is married to a KC firefighter, and has 3 kids.
  • 9Round trainer
    Cyndi "Smokin' Cyndi" York
    Assistant Manager: Cyndi has been married since 2001 and they have 2 boys. She has a true passion for health and fitness and 9Round is a perfect fit! She loves interacting and supporting the members as they progress on their fitness journeys. You can find her at any of our 9Round locations.
  • 9Round trainer
    Amanda "Wonder Woman" Stiens
    Amanda works full time at an investment/insurance/retirement plan firm and after being a member for 9 months had to follow her heart and apply for a part-time position. Her motto is: "Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive." That's how she feels when she comes to 9 Round, and she wanted to spread that to others.
  • 9Round trainer
    Brian "Bonecrusher" Kever
    Brian was picked as a trainer because of his motivating, energetic, and likable personality. He has previously lost 100 pounds and wants to help others reach their goals as well. Since joining the 9Round team in July, he has redistributed 25-30 pounds to the right places. "9Round is the most stress relieving, high intensity workout I have ever done"! Brian has 2 kids and has grown up in the Northland.
  • 9Round trainer
    Sam "Sweet Sugar" Weise
    Sam started as a member at 9Round. His personality and love for fitness made him a prime candidate to be part of our team. He is sweet as sugar, but are his workouts? You decide. You can find Sam at and 3 of our locations!
  • 9Round trainer
    Bryan "The Bleeder" Boydston
    Bryan started as a dedicated member and saw first hand how effective the 9Round program is along with his wife. He is a full time Gladstone Police officer and knows the importance of staying in shape. With little extra time, 9Round is the perfect fit!
  • 9Round trainer
    Billy "Ironfist" Genz
    Billy is a single father and through coaching sports has found his love in teaching technique and athletics to kids and looks to transition that into adults and is working on an athletics degree. Billy is positive, enthusiastic, passionate about helping members reach their fitness goals, and dedicated to the 9Round way!
  • 9Round trainer
    SJ "The Maniac" Munoz
    SJ brings a background in boxing as well as a decade-plus career in journalism to 9Round. He earned a bachelor's degree in sports journalism with a minor in broadcasting. SJ is excited to work with you to help you achieve your fitness goals.
  • 9Round trainer
    Leesa "L Dub" Weese
    Leesa started at 9Round as a member looking for a new way to get in shape. The energectic, fast-paced atmosphere seemed to be a perfect fit, and she began working there shortly after! Leesa has a background in corporate fitness and a degree in Exercise Science from Truman State University.
  • 9Round trainer
    Zac "Venom" Vaughan
    Zac has always had a passion for fitness and started his 9Round journey in St Louis. It was then that he realized he had a passion for helping others as well. While in the KC area, he visited the 9Round in Liberty. He said " I knew I had to pack my belongings and move here to work at this amazing gym!"
  • 9Round trainer
    Amanda "The Rock" Brockman-Newell
    Amanda has graduated from Park University with a Bachelors Degree in Science in Fitness and Wellness and would like to be a Wellness Coach in the future. She has a passion for fitness and nutrition and loves sharing it with others. She loves to run and work out, but the intensity of 9 Round workouts are the best! Her other passions include traveling, cooking up something fun in the kitchen, spending time with her husband and last but not least, she's a big animal lover. What she loves about 9 Round is that it's always fun and the energy in the room is contagious. It motivates me to push through even when I feel like I have nothing left to give!
  • 9Round trainer
    Talia "TK - The Knockout" Kelly
    Talia aka TK, the Knockout is passionate about fitness and loves outdoor adventure. You can find her at any of our 3 locations.
  • 9Round trainer
    Anthony "Bull" Curiale
    Anthony is getting his bachelors degree in Law Enforcement and plans to join KCPD. He has a passion for health and fitness. He enjoys working out as well as motivating people to push past their limits. He loves his dog, Jake. You can find Anthony at any of our 3 locations.

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