MEET THE COACHES

We believe our drive, experience and attention to detail is what sets us apart from the rest.

 

 

Will Gollings

Owner, Head Strength & Powerlifting Coach

Will is a strength coach, lifter and founder of Barbell Strength. With 17 years of training experience and over 8 years experience as a full-time strength coach, Will has worked with a wide range of clients, ranging from beginner powerlifters to MMA athletes.

He specializes in getting people stronger, improving athletic skills, and coaching athletes towards and during powerlifting competitions.

Barbara Martins

Bsc. Kine, CPT, FRCms

Strength & Conditioning, Powerlifting & Nutrition

Barbara is a strength and conditioning coach at Barbell Strength. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology & Health Sciences from York University, Canada.

With five years of coaching experience, Barbara’s passion lies in evidence-based training and sound program design. Her training philosophy is grounded in the basics but she is also a believer of innovation.

She competes in the 72kg weight class as a powerlifter, and hopes to help as many ladies as possible achieve their fitness potential through strength-training.

 

Will Gollings

Owner, Head Strength- & Powerlifting Coach

Will is an experienced Strength Coach, lifter and founder of Barbell Strength. With over 16 years of training experience and over 5 years experience as a full time strength coach, Will has trained a plethora of clients towards their strength-focused goals, ranging from simply getting stronger, performing better in their particular sports and being coached towards and during Powerlifting competitions.

Barbara Martins

Women’s Coach – Strength & Conditioning, POWERLIFTING & Nutrition

Barbara is a strength, physique and nutrition coach for the ladies at Barbell Strength. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology & Health Sciences from York University, Canada. With five years of training experience, Barbara is passionate about evidence-based training and sound program design. She currently competes in the 72kg weight class as a powerlifter, and hopes to help as many ladies as possible achieve their fitness potential through strength-training.