Ryan Alan Jones

Meet Windy City Ninjas Instructor Ryan Alan Jones! Ryan loves all kinds of movement. He climbed out of his crib at 6 months-old and he's been climbing ever since! Ryan has studied parkour, martial arts, dance, acting, music, gymnastics, physical theatre, yoga and more! Ryan loves the fact that the Winy City Ninjas environment promotes positive body use because he believes that movement is really valuable for kids. Favorite obstacle: I love the unstable bridge because it is really hard but success is really satisfying. Favorite post workout refuel: Peanut butter. I’ll eat it by the spoonful, with apples or a sandwich. Advice for a first timer: Be humble. These obstacles aren't as easy as they look on the show!
 
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Zak Krisciunas

Zak competed on American Ninja Warrior in Season 8.  Zak and his dad built a course in their garage to train because there was no place to do do it at the time! Zak loves working with kids at Windy City Ninjas and watching how the benefits of cross training translate into other sports. He says, "Encouraging kids to conquer these obstacles gives them the drive to get out of their comfort zones and push themselves." Favorite obstacle: Cliff hanger Favorite post workout refuel: Chocolate milk or a protein shake Advice for a first time visitor to Windy City Ninjas: Have fun and try things you wouldn’t have tried before. The experience might make you want to add new things to your life. Favorite Ninjas Warrior Athletes: The Wolf Pack, Brian Arnold
 
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Open Positions!

Full and Part-Time Positions

Looking for a job at Windy City Ninjas? Great, we are looking for energetic and friendly people to join our team! Some full-time and part-time positions available. Please send your resume and contact information to info@windycityninjas.com

Coaches/Instructors Positions

Windy City Ninjas, Chicago’s newest children’s fitness facility, has coaching positions available at our brand new, 10,000 square foot space located at Bradley Place. We are seeking energetic and athletic individuals with a sincere passion for children and fitness. This is a very active position involving high energy, hard work and hustle. It's also very rewarding to help children of all ages develop physically, cognitively and emotionally as they build confidence and self-esteem. If you love working with kids, we'll train you to lead our high-energy, fun-filled classes!  Some light administration work may be required (front desk, customer service, etc.). Some of the qualities we look for in candidates are:
  • Sincere love of children
  • Background in fitness (athletics, dance, sports, cheer / cheerleading, gymnastics, martial arts, exercise science, physical education, or related field)
  • Experience working with children
  • High energy, passion and hustle
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Flexible afternoon, weeknight and/or weekend schedule
  • Looking for a long-term position
Please apply through Indeed detailing why you want to become a Windy City Ninja instructor!  Please detail your availability in your response. Thank you! Overcome.  Persevere.  Achieve.
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