Introducing the Franklin Strength and Wellness team!

Meet the fitness experts that are here to help you achieve your goals.


Our coaches:

Chris Hoepfner coach at Franklin Strength and Wellness

Chris Hoepfner

Chris is a military veteran that has been working as a personal trainer and coach for 15 years. Currently, Chris is a National Strength & Conditioning Association – Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA – CPT). He has a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology from Illinois State University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology, Health & Physical Education from Northern Illinois University. Chris has been actively teaching the Starting Strength methodology since attending the Starting Strength seminar in June of 2016. Chris is the General Manager and Head Coach at Franklin Strength & Wellness.

Coach Jermiah Blount

Jermiah Blount

Jermiah has harbored a deep passion for health, fitness, and strength ever since his tenure in the Air Force. He finds fulfillment in assisting individuals in enhancing their lives by promoting strength, well-being, and proper nutrition through the utilization of Barbell Logic principles.

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