About Coach

Chris Kurisko


Chris is the owner of Black Iron Training. Chris is a graduate of Michigan State University, a certified personal trainer, and a Starting Strength Coach. He has been training professionally for over 15 years and has been fortunate to work with and learn from many great people along the way. 

Chris is a knowledgeable trainer who keeps a busy schedule. Along with running his day-to-day coaching practice, Chris also works with hockey teams from the Lansing Hockey Club and the Meijer AAA program. He also teaches recruits about basic barbell training at the Michigan State Police Training Academy and has been delivering Starting Strength Training Camps in Michigan with Dr. Jonathon Sullivan since 2013. 

est. 2011

Black Iron Training is a private facility in East Lansing, MI dedicated to strength and conditioning. We are currently located inside of Suburban Ice East Lansing next to the campus of Michigan State University.  Black Iron offers private and semi-private training on an appointment-only basis. We do not offer regular memberships or drop-in training. For new training inquiries contact Chris

*Currently we are slowly returning back to operating  during the Covid-19 pandemic. We will provide updates as more training options become available. 



Getting Here:

Black Iron is located inside Suburban Ice-East Lansing.

Our Address:

2810 Hannah Blvd 
East Lansing, MI 48823

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