About * Kratos Strength Systems


The Method

Kratos Strength Systems trains clients under the Starting Strength method of barbell strength training. People of all ages, as young as 8 years old and up to 92 years old, have used the Starting Strength method training to improve their athletic ability and their quality of life.

Building your strength is the most important thing you can do for your body, and using barbells is the best way to best way to build your physical strength. Regardless of your background or current abilities, we can help you! For more information on barbell training and how it can improve your life, check out our blog, browse the Starting Strength website, or send us a message.



Bill Coyne, Starting Strength CoachIMG_2245

Bill Coyne began training with barbells as a teenager at Metroflex Gym in Arlington, Texas. He has competed in powerlifting since 2006 and has coached the basic barbell exercises since 2008. Bill is an alum of St. John’s College in Santa Fe, NM, and founded the St. John’s Barbell Club while attending the college.


Spencer Irvinspencer deadlift coaching thing, Starting Strength Coach

Spencer is a lifelong hockey player and a native of Flint, Michigan. He holds a B.S. in Human Biology from Michigan State University with a minor in Health Promotion. From 2010 to 2016, Spencer was the head coach at Black Iron Training (a Starting Strength gym) in Lansing, MI where he coached people of all ages and abilities using the Starting Strength Method.