Our Team

Our Coaches

At Paper Street CrossFit, we have over 10 years of personal and group coaching experience. Through our diverse backgrounds and continuing education, we strive to keep our athletes on the leading edge of our sport. It is our commitment to you to provide guidance and support in a knowledgeable and professional manner. Together, our passion is fitness and nutrition. Let us coach you!

  • Jan Chow
    Jan Chow Coach

    CrossFit Level 1

    Singapore Born, Texas Raised. Undergrad at UT- Austin, Grad School at Berkeley. Traveler and Foodie, is living proof that couch potatoes can become athletes.

  • Michael Crofford
    Michael Crofford Owner, Coach

    CrossFit L1
    CrossFit L2
    CrossFit Endurance
    CrossFit Gymnastics

    2010 & 2012 Individual CrossFit Regionals Competitor Houston Native. NASCAR drive, Rugby Aficionado.

  • Mandy Gieszl
    Mandy Gieszl Coach

    CrossFit Level 1

    Former competitive figure skater and licensed coach. Lover of bubbly drinks and champagne gummy bears.

  • Karly Jensen
    Karly Jensen Coach, Olympic Lifting Coach

    CrossFit Level 1
    USA Weightlifting Sports Performance

    Karly is our in house lifting sensei. USAW competitor and loves dogs.

  • Elysia Leosch
    Elysia Leosch Coach

    CrossFit Level 1
    CrossFit Level 2
    USA Weightlifting Sports Performance

    Californian, Dental Hygienist Student at UofH, loves being outdoors doing anything!

  • Emily-Frances McAdams
    Emily-Frances McAdams Owner, Coach

    CrossFit L1
    CrossFit L2
    ACE Certified Health Coach
    USA Weightlifting Sports Performance

    Born in Florida but calls Austin home. Swimmer, dancer, and TCU graduate.

  • Justin McAdams Coach

    Retired Naval Officer, USNA, USMMA, Collegiate Football, Powerlifting, Rock Climbing, Movie Trivia Guru

  • D.L. McDonald
    D.L. McDonald Coach

    CrossFit Level 1

    D.L. moved to Texas a couple years ago from Avon, CT. He played college football at Trinity College. He currently plays semi-pro with the Ducks. He loves hang cleans and bringing out your inner athlete.

  • Karl Rice
    Karl Rice Coach

    CrossFit L1

    Pennsylvania born. Graduate of Virginia Tech. Natural born athlete with a heart of gold.

  • Gilly Rosen
    Gilly Rosen Owner, Coach

    CrossFit L1
    CrossFit Endurance
    CrossFit Gymnastics
    CrossFit Mobility

    Born and raised on Long Island. Collegiate diver and gymnast. Runner of many marathons.

  • Anne Sears
    Anne Sears Yoga Instructor

    Lawyer turned Yogi, Philanthropist, Ballet Dancer

  • Cera Southerland
    Cera Southerland Coach

    CrossFit L 1

    From San Antonio, Certified Rehab Specialist, and Phd candidate,

  • Terry Swift Coach

    CrossFit Level 1

    Collegiate Basketball player. Teacher turned administrator. Loves his family and pup.

  • Ashley Hahn Zolly
    Ashley Hahn Zolly Coach

    CrossFit Level 1

    UTMB Graduate and current Physical Therapist at Shriners. Avid athlete and traveler; must love dogs. Big heart and a big smile!

 Administrative Staff

  • Veronica Hamlin
    Veronica Hamlin Community Outreach Coordinator
  • Doug Mason
    Doug Mason Marketing/Event Coordinator
  • Paker Myers
    Paker Myers Administrative Assistant