Mission Statement

Our mission at CrossFit Sirius is to deliver sustainable high-level fitness to everyone by providing excellent and caring coaching in a welcoming and safe environment to a diverse community, thereby fostering success beyond our members’ expectations.

Meet Our Coaches

Dan Klein

Head Coach | CrossFit Level 2 Trainer | CrossFit Olympic Weightlifting
Tel: 214-577-3636
Coach Dan has been involved with CrossFit since 2007. After years of competing in various sports including competitive soccer, track and field, and football, Dan successfully earned a BA in History and Political Science from the University of California at Santa Barbara followed by a Master of Sciences from the London School of Economics. Dan left law school to pursue his passion for fitness by becoming a certified personal trainer. Dan saw firsthand how many trainers employ antiquated bodybuilding methods to train their clients with little success. His search for a universal and successful training methodology and program ended when he found CrossFit. Coach Dan spent 3 years training and studying under some of the best CrossFit coaches and movement specialists in the heart of where CrossFit started, Northern California. He has not looked back since and absolutely loves coaching and training, especially those new to CrossFit and fitness.

Kasey Calbow

Director of Training | Certified Personal Trainer

Coach Kasey capitalized on his genetic potential for athleticism through hard work and dedication, making him a very successful football player and track athlete. Kasey lettered in 4 track and field events as a freshman at the University of Texas at Tyler. He earned his Bachelor of Sciences in Kinesiology and is currently a candidate for his Doctorate of Chiropractics. Coach Kasey has managed and run numerous athletic departments and programs. He is very passionate about training kids and young athletes. Kasey also specializes in Sports Performance training and high intensity interval training. When not training or managing CrossFit Sirius, Kasey can be found out on a Texas lake bass fishing.

Carina Parikh

CROSSFIT L1 TRAINER | PN1 | WHOLE30 CERTIFIED COACH
Carina has been involved with CrossFit since 2013. After playing basketball and running cross country in undergrad, Carina wanted another competitive outlet when her college career ended. She used CrossFit as a stress reliever while she pursued her Masters of Science in Nutrition and Masters of Science in Medical Research in Oregon. It was during this time that she realized her true passion for combining nutrition and athletics, which is what she aims to do as a nutritionist/personal chef and coach back here in Dallas. She also coaches high school basketball in her free time. When she’s not in the gym or working, you can find her in the kitchen cooking or walking her sidekick pup, Oliver.

Patrick Dickson

Sirius Coach | NASM CPT Candidate | RKC
Coach Patrick has been involved in sports and fitness just about his entire life. His passion for lifting weights began when he was 14 when he got his first plastic covered concrete weight set. From there he went on to play basketball in high school and college where his interest in strength sports grew. After college, fitness remained his primary hobby. In 2011 Patrick finally decided to become a personal trainer and coach. After years of training with an RKC, and after receiving his own HKC certification as well as becoming TRX qualified, he became the head coach at Elite Kettlebell Club in Oak Cliff where he handled all group and personal training. He then went on to be the head coach and owner at Dickson Strength and Conditioning which was located in Uptown Dallas.  Patrick has successfully helped many people in their fitness journey over the years. His goals are your goals. He desires to simplify what the health & fitness industry has overly complicated, and to empower people through strength training.

Dixy Chavez

CrossFit L1 Trainer
Coach Dixy joined the CrossFit community in 2013 after dedicating most of her life to dance. After graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Journalism, she moved back home to El Paso, Texas, to start her career. Here, she discovered her love for fitness, and two years later, a career change brought her to Dallas where she found her Sirius CrossFit family. There is nothing more fulfilling to Dixy than seeing the growth in her athletes and making them see their full potential in CrossFit. She considers her focus to be on weightlifting and Olympic lifting. When she is not coaching a class, Dixy is either working or doing homework as she is pursuing her Master’s in Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Dallas. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her dog, Bella, and enjoys traveling.

Eric Schulte

CrossFit L1 Trainer | USAW Performance Coach
Coach Eric started Crossfiting after his college wrestling team’s funding was cut and he needed another workout to constantly push his limits. He initially feel in love with the heavier weights and sprints of Crossfit Football and got his L1 certification in 2013 while living in Detroit. He holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering and works for Texas Instruments when not training or coaching at Crossfit Sirius. Eric feels there is nothing more satisfying than watching athletes and clients achieve more than they ever thought possible.

Dallas Caulkins

Sirius Coach | NASM CPT | SCW CBI | Airrosti Recovery Specialist
Coach Dallas, a classically trained opera singer, realized her true passion in life was health and wellness, so she quickly changed gears and actively pursued a full-time career in the fitness world.  Now a NASM certified personal trainer, SCW Certified Barre Instructor, and full-time Certified Recovery Specialist, Dallas has her hand in many realms of the fitness world.  Dallas loves everything about fitness, but her true niche is all things mobility and functional movement. When she’s not at the gym encouraging everyone to get on a foam roller, you can find her at home snuggling with her furbaby Juney.

Alison Franco

CrossFit L1 Trainer
Coach Franco has been an athlete her entire life. She played softball for many years and was also the team captain of her high school wrestling team. After graduating from The University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Advertising, a career move brought her to Dallas. Soon thereafter that she stumbled across her first CrossFit class and fell in love. CrossFit became her getaway from daily stresses, her confidence booster & her track to a healthy lifestyle. She loves sharing this feeling with others, teaching people that their body is capable of amazing things & that we all have the power to achieve our goals, whatever they may be.