Welcome to Your Best

Welcome to the all-new epicenter of sports, wellness and active entertainment. We are everything you’ve wanted, and yet, like nothing you’ve ever experienced. You’ll find all you need to turn aspiration into action, all in one place. Here, elite instruction inspires dedication, dedication becomes excellence, and excellence leads to maximizing your true potential. Immerse yourself in an empowering community committed to that same goal. Stop searching and start getting better at The St. James.

About The St. James

The St. James is the premier brand in sports, wellness and active entertainment in the country, featuring large, flagship destinations with the most comprehensive combination of sports and wellness venues and programming, lifestyle amenities and family-centered active entertainment. Our mission is to maximize human potential by designing, developing and operating sports, wellness and active entertainment destinations, programs and events that engage, inspire and empower people to pursue their passions and be their best at play, at work and in life. The St. James aims to be the center of the universe in every community where it is located, featuring best-in-class facilities, programming, instruction, training and active fun in an environment that will engage, inspire and delight everyone who comes through our doors.

Core Values

  • Think Big
  • Innovate
  • Teamwork
  • Honor & Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Stewardship
  • Determination


Kendrick F. Ashton

Co-owner and co-CEO

Craig A. Dixon

Co-owner and co-CEO

Board Members

Kendrick F. Ashton

The St. James

Craig A. Dixon

The St. James

Todd Boehly

Eldridge Industries

Jonathan Goldstein

Cain International

Eric Poretsky

Cain International

Liz Boudris

Cain International

Board Advisors

Ruben Rodriguez

Bob Kain

In Partnership with Cain International

Cain International is a privately held real estate investment firm operating in Europe and the United States. Since 2014, the company has invested $4.8 billion in real estate debt and equity. Cain International also invests in lifestyle & leisure businesses that deliver experiences, services and amenities for modern consumers. The firm's partnership-centric approach and entrepreneurial deal origination have resulted in a portfolio of investments, joint ventures and developments spanning office, residential, logistics, hospitality and mixed-use properties and businesses.

Cain International

Performance with a Purpose

The St. James experience features several points of differentiation that make it the epicenter of sports training, wellness and competition for serious athletes, sports enthusiasts and active families; chief among them premium service and unparalleled breadth and depth of offerings at our flagship locations.

Creating a Tradition of Excellence

  • State‐of‐the‐art athletics and training equipment and venues consistent with the quality provided by elite college athletics and Olympic training facilities
  • Exceptional program design and passionate instructors delivering a unique training experience to athletes of all ages
  • Unparalleled service with a commitment to integrity, professionalism and passion for delivering the highest quality customer experience

All Under One Roof

  • Skills training and private coaching in more than 30 sports. Members enjoy more than 75 group fitness classes per week
  • A state-of-the-art Health Club with machines, free weights, utility turf, steam room and sauna
  • Full service medspa focused on recovery and rejuvenation
  • Restaurant, market café and grab and go as well as catering throughout the complex
  • High end retail boutique curated with the stylish athlete in mind
  • Active entertainment center and water park, as well as virtual reality and esports

Our Team

Our team members share a passion for making a difference, a spirit of innovation and a commitment to serving our guests and one another.

Senior Leadership

Eduardo Sanabia

Chief People Officer

Kristine Friend

Director of Marketing

Michael Kerin

Director of Development

Henry Bruce

Director of Finance

Christopher Wiggs

Director of Technology

Jeff Riney

General Manager: Lincolnshire, IL

Join Our Team

Our team is our most valuable resource. We’re always looking for dedicated professionals with the spirit of hospitality and service that want to grow with an exciting and dynamic company.

We are in the human development business. Our ability to deliver a guest experience that will engage, inspire and delight depends on our ability to recruit, retain and develop team members who the spirit of hospitality, are committed to personal and organizational excellence, are action-oriented and possess a team ethos.

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  • Complex Membership – Includes 24/7 Health Club, three hours complimentary childcare per day, and preferred pricing on sports programming and lifestyle services
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Self-Managed Vacation


Flagship Complex
6805 Industrial Road, Springfield, VA 22151


Connecting people and passions.

Our national partners help create a signature The St. James experience.