Our Staff

So far...

John Thomas Cripps

61 years old - Wiggins, Mississippi


John is responsible for putting the educational material together and teaching the Boot Camp and lectures/workshops. He also handles the photography and all website design and upkeep. He is an ACE-certified Personal Trainer and holds several related specialist certifications. He is responsible for all the fitness training. You can read his qualifications to teach here.

Robert Lewis Dabney Cripps

19 years old - Wiggins, Mississippi

Video & Multimedia Production

Robert is responsible for all video production. He is currently putting together plans for the exercise video section of the website. He is also responsible for putting together the multimedia presentations that accompany some of the Boot Camp sessions, as well as our lectures and workshops. Robert is currently attended college with Biology as a major. Next May, he will begin schooling to get his Personal Trainer certification.

John Thomas Cripps, Jr.

44 years old - Eagle River, Alaska

Marketing & Graphic Design

John is responsible for marketing the Boot Camp and for graphic design work. Not that he needed it, but he recently got a degree in graphic design from the University of Alaska. His graphic design has always been very original and very professional. John also plans to go after a Personal Trainer certification in the near future. He, with his two sons, live in a scenic valley just over the mountains from Anchorage.

Board of Advisors

We have assembled a Board of Advisors and we are collecting photos and info to post soon.

Chris Chamberlin

42 years old - Mountain Home, Arkansas


Chris has been a sounding board ever since the inception of the Man Up Project idea in 2015. He has a keen intellect and is well-read on issues which affect our organization. He resides on a homestead in Northern Arkansas with his wife and children, while being partner in an IT business (Visit Peak Solutions) with a spread-out customer base.

Do you have any questions for our staff?

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the Boot Camp (accomodations, syllabus, etc.), membership, sponsorship, workshops, classes, or the current price of tea in China.

Page Credits:
All text by John Cripps
Photo of John Sr. by Jennifer Cripps
Photo of Robert by John Cripps
Photo of John Jr. by John Cripps
Bottom Photo - stock photography
Bottom logo by John Cripps from a VectorStock.com licensed graphic

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