60B Progress Drive, Manchester, CT • (860) 281-1874


CrossFit Thin Blue Line is owned and operated by Rob Magao, Jeremy Clark and James White. Their bios are detailed below. Please contact them should you have any questions. Thank you for your interest in CrossFit Thin Blue Line. We hope to see you soon!

Jeremy ClarkJeremy Clark
Owner/Instructor (clark2019@sbcglobal.net)

  • CrossFit Level 1 Certification
  • CrossFit Endurance Running Certification
  • CrossFit Endurance Cycling Certification
  • CrossFit Mobility Certification
  • Cooper Certified Instructor to administer PT test for Police applicants and recruits for State of Connecticut (all municipalities)
  • College Police Academy Fitness Trainer (Behind the Badge College Academy)
  • Co-Owner of CrossFit Thin Blue Line
  • Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Blue Belt (Bushido Jiu-Jitsu Academy)
  • Currently employed as Lieutenant with large local Police Department in Hartford County
  • Team Commander of SWAT Team
  • Director and Co-Creator of Connecticut SWAT Challenge, the United States 2nd largest SWAT Competition, which has trained thousands of Police and SWAT Officers, as well as Federal and Military Officers from across the country. The CSC boasts the toughest SWAT/Police Physical Fitness course, a 6.2 mile course with 28 testing stations
  • 14 years as Police Officer
  • Previously worked for DEA and ICE
  • Served in active duty with United States Army 25th Light Infantry Division
  • Graduate of U.S. Army Airborne School
  • Certified MRT (Medical Response Technician)
  • Graduate of Trinity College in Hartford, CT B.A.
  • Adventure Race Series Competitor

James WhiteJames White
Volunteer Instructor (james.d.white88@gmail.com)

  • CrossFit Level 1 Certification (2011)
  • USA Gymnastics Pro Member (2005)
  • US Navy Command fitness leader Certification (2012)
  • USA Gymnastics Sports Safety Certification (2005)
  • CPR/AED Certification
  • Former Trainer and programmer at CrossFit Norfolk (2011)
  • 20 years of technical Gymnastics experience
  • Former Dunnes Gymnastics Mens assistant Coach
  • 2 Years of Fitness Coaching experience
  • Certified Mens Gymnastics Judge
  • Gunners Mate in the US Selective Reserve
  • Former Rock Climbing instructor at Dunnes School Gymnastics

Sarah GannonSarah Gannon
Instructor (sfitzpat@syr.edu)

  • CrossFit Level 1 Certification (2012)
  • CrossFit Olympic Weightlifting
  • Chemist/Lab Manager at Designs for Health (nutritional supplement company)
  • MS degree in Environmental/Analytical Chemistry (SUNY-ESF/Syracuse University)
  • BS degree in Bio-Molecular Science and Chemistry (Clarkson University)
  • Division 3 Swimming-Clarkson University
  • 15 years competitive swimming experience
  • 5 years experience coaching swim lessons
  • Former lifeguard and lifeguard trainer (CPR, first aid, lifesaving techniques) at Chenango Valley State Park

Christian Salinas
  Instructor (kreesalinas40@gmail.com)

  •  CrossFit Level I Certification (2011)
  • Hard Style Kettlebell Certification (HKC) (2012)
  • Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Purple Belt (Bushido Jiu-Jitsu Academy)
  • 3rd Degree Brown Belt Kodokan Judo
  • Active duty with the United States Coast Guard
  • 15 years Aviation Search and Rescue
  • USCG MH60J Flight Mechanic
  • USCG Health Fitness Coordinator
  • Currently USCG Recruiter in Manchester, CT



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Contact Info

60B Progress Drive
Manchester, CT 06042
(860) 281-1874