Joyce Luke, SSC
Joyce is a Starting Strength Coach and owner of Starting Strength Austin. Joyce has been coaching in the fitness industry since 2003 and she owned Luke’s Barbell Club for 10 years (2009-2019). Her background as an athlete includes professional basketball, Olympic Weightlifting, Kettlebell Sport, Track and Field, and swimming. She has a Masters degree in Sport Psychology, and has helped hundreds of people of all ages and abilities get healthy and strong. She enjoys being a mentor for aspiring coaches, loves dogs, and the Texas heat.
Jarrod Schaefer, SSC
Jarrod is a Starting Strength Coach at Starting Strength Austin with 6 years of experience in the fitness industry and has worked with clients of all ages and skill levels, from helping young men squat double bodyweight, to helping mother-in-laws stand up off the couch. Jarrod has a diverse competitive background, and has competed as a physique bodybuilder, football player, shot-putter, discus-thrower, and sprinter. Currently, he trains to compete in strengthlifting and is pursuing his nutrition certification.
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