For coaching rates, contact the coach you wish to see.  If you have do not have a preference, email us with your general availability and we will have a coach reach out to you directly!

Alex Kennedy

Alex Kennedy - Starting Strength Coach

Alex Kennedy is a coach and  co-owner of Atlanta Barbell. Alex has been coaching for 6 years. His Starting Strength Certification was obtained December 2013. Alex has coached a wide array of demographics in various sports such as cycling, weightlifting, marathon running, powerlifting and many others. Though his focus is on everyday people, create a significant change through strength training. Prior to his career as a Coach, Alex attended college at GSU, and served 4 years in the United States Marine Corps Infantry.

His best lifts include:
Squat: 475
Press: 265
Deadlift: 550
Bench Press: 405
Snatch 264:
Clean and Jerk: 325

Contact Alex
(706) 206-2327

Tanner Munck

Tanner began college with ideas of coaching collegiate and elite level athletes. He quickly realized what a more important impact he could have on every day people’s lives through strength training and mostly enjoys coaching those folks!
He graduated from the University of North Georgia in 2014 and Georgia Southern University in 2017 with a B.S. in Physical Education and an M.S. in Kinesiology.
Tanner currently coaches out of Atlanta Barbell. When he’s not coaching he can be found hiking with his wife Katie and their golden retriever Ike
Contact Tanner

Amy Pingel

Amy obtained her B.A. degree in Dance and worked in Arts Management for several years before making a career shift into the corporate world. Wanting to stay active in movement, she continued to dance and practice yoga before discovering barbell training. After experiencing firsthand how important strength is to physical and mental health, she is now focused on coaching others in becoming stronger versions of themselves. She attended a Starting Strength seminar in March of 2018, currently coaches at Atlanta Barbell and is working towards earning her Starting Strength Coach credential. When she’s not in the gym, she loves hiking Georgia trails and hanging out with her family, friends and pup.
Contact Amy
(404) 840-7735

Dee Fordella

Dee Campanella - Starting Strength Coach

Dee Fordella is a certified Starting Strength coach and co-owner of Atlanta Barbell. As a strength coach, she is passionate about helping her clients unleash their greatest potential.

Dee began her personal training career over 12 years ago. Prior to her career in health and fitness, she completed her Masters and Bachelor’s degrees in Exercise Science (from Georgia State University and Berry College, respectively). In undergrad, she was an All-American Collegiate Soccer player. These days, Dee enjoys being a mom, lifting, cycling, and sharing her breadth of knowledge and experience in health and wellness with clients.

Contact Dee
(770) 827-0287

Alex Beasley

Dee Campanella - Starting Strength Coach

Alex Beasley is a Starting Strength Coach originally from Nashville, Tennessee. Alex graduated from Belmont University with a degree in music business, but chose to go the coaching route after having worked as a coach for 5+ years. She earned her Starting Strength Coach’s Credential in April of 2017 and went on to found Nashville’s first and only Women’s Barbell Club with the mission to introduce women to strength training for the first time. She currently coaches out of Atlanta Barbell, coaches online for Starting Strength Online Coaching, & is working to transition her Nashville barbell club to Atlanta.

Contact Alex
(704) 658-5737