Cooper Fitness Center is now open at 75% capacity in accordance with state and local guidelines. Regular hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 5 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 5:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Click here for Cooper Fitness Center's health and safety guidelines and operational updates.

In addition to the preventive measures we have already taken and in the event of a known COVID-19 exposure, Cooper Aerobics Center follows the guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the state of Texas.

Chris Parker, MS

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Professional Fitness Trainer


  • Dual Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Biology & Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, Texas Christian University
  • Master of Science in Kinesiology, Texas A&M University


  • National Strength and Conditioning Association: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist


  • Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Associate: Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • The Cooper Institute: Personal Training Education II & Biomechanics of Resistance Training
  • Functional Movement Screen: Level I & II
  • Acceleration Training, Power Plate: Level I
  • TRX Suspension Training: Level I
  • Gray Institute: Lumbar & Back
  • Athletes’ Performance: Mentorship Phase I & II


  • Strength & Conditioning for Advanced, Intermediate & Novice Populations of All Ages
  • Athletic Development
  • Efficient Movement & Function Development
  • Injury Prevention
  • Weight Management


  • Started at Cooper Fitness Center, 2008
  • Cooper Fitness Center Intern, 2005
  • Completed 3,700-mile Cycling Trip from San Francisco to Washington, D.C., Benefiting People with Disabilities, 2005
  • Texas Christian University Football Team, 2000-2001

To schedule a personal training session, call Chris at 254.718.8415 or email.