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Meet The Coaches


Derek Baer

Löwe Owner & Head Coach


Cari Baer

CrossFit Löwe Coach

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Derek is the Owner and head coach at Löwe Athletics. Derek has been a fitness professional for 16 years. He has worked with countless individuals ranging from collegiate and professional athletes to the average person that just want to lose some weight.

Degrees and Certifications:

  • MS Exercise Science

  • BA in Business Administration

  • NASM Certified Personal Training

  • NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist

  • NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist

  • NASM Fitness Nutrition Specialist

  • Human Kinetics Advanced Exercise Nutrition

  • National Certification of Speed and Explosion

  • CrossFit Level 2 Certified

  • Cooper Institute Biomechanics of Resistance Training

  • Cooper Institutes Fitness Specialist for Older Adults

  • TPI Performance Fitness Instructor


Cole Venteicher

CrossFit Löwe Coach

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Cole's passion for being fit began in 2011, when he met Derek, who helped Cole find his love for pushing his body to the limit.  Since then, Cole has had a deep desire for staying healthy, as well as helping others reach that goal.  Not only has he been coaching at the gym since it opened, but he is also involved with a number of other activities.  He participates in indoor and outdoor soccer leagues, mountain biking, golf, and he especially loves mud runs!  Cole's ultimate goal is to help others achieve a level of greatness that lies within every person.  He believes that CrossFit Löwe is the absolute best place for all to reach this goal.

- CrossFit Level 2

- Bachelor of Business

Cari spent over a decade cheering and competing across the country.  She participated in UCA, NCA, and other well known cheerleading organizations.  She was awarded with All Star and All American Cheerleader for UCA/NCA cheer four years in a row and received an invitational to the Rose Bowl parade on multiple occasions.  She continued her cheerleading career at Grayson College where she was awarded a full scholarship.

Cari represents our gym community by coordinating in-house events, handling administrative and office tasks, merchandising and more.  She is an active member of the Rail District Merchants association and a huge contributor of time to the Annual Frisco StrEats Festival on behalf of CrossFit Löwe.  

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Genny Black

CrossFit Löwe Coach

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Genny is a graduate of UT-Dallas with a bachelors in business administration. She played soccer for UTD for four years. She has spent the last nine years teaching math and coaching soccer.

    - CrossFit Level 1


Jesse Haines

CrossFit Löwe Coach

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Jesse Haines has 12 years of Training experience, and been coaching CrossFit for 4 years.  He has competed in CrossFit at the Regional level as an individual in 2012, 2013, 2014, and as part of Team CrossFit Heath in 2016.  He played Collegiate Rugby from 2002 to 2004 and is Currently employeed with the Dallas Fire Department.

-​CrossFit Level 1


Renell Ford

Löwe Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

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Renell Ford, RDN, LD, is a Licensed and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.  She graduated from the University of Idaho with a B.S.F.C.S in Food Nutrition-Dietetics with a minor in Psychology. Renell has been practicing nutrition for over eight years and counseling clients for over 5 years. She has experience working in various fields of nutrition, including sports nutrition but her primary specialty is weight management.

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