Meet The Staff
Below are the leaders behind every online program!
Head Powerlifting Coach
Morgan Christensen M.S., CSCS
Morgan is the owner and founder of Beyond The Barbell. She loves pushing her athletes on an off the platform as BTB's Head Powerlifting Coach. She is a USAPL State Referee, USAPL Club Coach, Adjunct Professor at George Mason University, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS), and competitive powerlifter.
Assistant Powerlifting Coach Miguel Ardon B.S.
Miguel is a Powerlifter and Men's Physique Athlete who understands the work that it takes to be successful on and off the platform. Miguel has a Bachelors degree in Kinesiology.
On Staff PT & Hybrid Coach
Dr. Vik Somal
PT, DPT, CSCS
As a hybrid coach at BT Barbell, Vik brings a unique movement lens to assess and correct movement compensations that may rob performance and health. Wearing both hats of strength coach and physical therapist, Vik is able to provide strength-specific rehabilitation services to BTB athletes to keep them training hard and out of pain.
Caroline Ceil B.S.
As a coach Caroline enjoys watching athletes overcome their obstacles and seeing them reach new goals. Coach Caroline has a Bachelors degree in Kinesiology from GMU, trained in jujitsu and Muay Thai.
Ochir has a passion for human movement. He is a very detail oriented person who loves to analyze and dissect problems to solve a bigger picture. Ochir has trained in Muay Thai, possesses a CSCS certification, and Bachelors degree in Kinesiology.
The person behind the scenes. Meagan takes care of marketing and business operations as Owner Morgan's right hand woman!