Steve is the sole owner of Steel City Parkour. He worked at Jewarts Gymnastics where he coached tumbling and trampoline and built their youth and adult Parkour classes for 4 years. Steve also created a Parkour program at Ultimate Gymnastics coaching kinds as young as 8 years old to adults in their late 40s for 2 years. In the summer of 2013 he coached Parkour at the first ever Parkour Week at Camp Woodward with notable athletes/coaches, Fernando Arce, Dylan Polin, Eli Miernik, Tim Shief, and Ben Jenkin. He also coached at Camp Woodward the following summer with other notable athletes/coaches Ian Want, Joe Zitricki, Kie Willis, Corey Demeyers, and Jesse Laflair. Steve also does performances and television specials as well. He has performed at clubs and Concordia Lutheran Ministries, and was featured in an episode of Pittsburgh 360 about Parkour. Steve received his level 1 certification from USA Parkour in 2012 and received level 2 certification in fall of 2014. It is Steve’s goal for the gym is to provide a safe place for people to be active, fit, and stay out of trouble while discovering talents and skills that they never thought possible!
After starting a parkour club on his college’s campus in North Carolina, Christian went on to coach parkour, freerunning, and tumbling through gymnastics gyms in NC and NY. When he is not coaching, Christian is actively training parkour and freerunning himself. He has participated in several invitational competitions and even placed first in Flow Fest ’16 and ’17 Freerunning Competition. Christian began working at Steel City Parkour at the beginning of 2016.