Meet the Team

Chris Medcraft,


Chris has extensive knowledge and experience in the fitness industry, working as a Personal Trainer since 2010. From 2011 he has worked as a part-time CrossFit Coach, until becoming full-time Coach and Manager at CrossFit Topend in 2013.

Crossfit Craigieburn is an extension of Chris and his training ethic. The environment and spirit of the gym is one where anyone is welcome. Work hard/smart, have a laugh and get strong and fit in the process. The objective is to run a training facility focused on producing results and helping members achieve their goals.

Chris has a vision to be the best leader he can be to all that follow on the journey to becoming the strongest and fittest that they can be.



Certificate III in Fitness
Certificate IV in Fitness
First aid & CPR
Level 1 CrossFit Certification
Level 1+2 Weightlifting/Sports Power Coach

Jennifer Francis


Jen started CrossFit in late 2012 and has a great passion for olympic weightlifting. She uses herself as an example that you can train hard and lift heavy weights, but not get ‘bulky’.

Jen’s vision for CrossFit Craigieburn is to create a welcoming atmosphere where people look forward to coming in and training hard.


Level 1 CrossFit Certification
Level 1 Weightlifting/Sports Power Coach

Caroline Blay


Coach Caroline graduated from RMIT University with a Bachelor of Exercise Science (Human Movement) in 2009.

Her specialty is gymnastics strength, movement and good technique in CrossFit, and she loves sharing her knowedge of how our activities of daily living day in and day out can negatively impact our optimal biomechanics.


Bachelor of Exercise Science (Human Movement)

Level 1 CrossFit Certification

Diploma Remedial Massage