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

Coaches

Welcome to CrossFit Thin Blue Line in Manchester, CT! Below is our awesome team of coaches ready to help you make a positive change on your life! Thank you for your interest and we hope to see you soon.


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


Sara Nagle
Instructor (18snagle@gmail.com)

  • CrossFit Level 1 Certification (2016)
  • CrossFit and Olympic Weightlifting Competitor
  • Police Officer (2013)
  • Masters of Public Administration from UCONN (class of 2013)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology from Stonehill College in MA (2013)
  • Stonehill College D2 Women’s Soccer
    • All-Rookie team (2009
    • All-Conference (2010-2012)
    • All-New England (2010-2012)
    • All-East Region (2011-2012)
    • Captain (2012)
  • Manchester High School (2009)
  • Coached Manchester High School Girls’ Soccer Team Summer League (2009-2012)
  • Eight years wth Manchester Parks and Recreation as Counselor/Director of Youth Summer Camps
  • Certified Emergency Medical Responder
  • Cooper Physical Fitness Test Certified Trainer (2014)

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Contact Info

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