Episode 61: New Ownership at 10-Year Affiliate CrossFit Dahlonega

CrossFit Dahlonega

In April of 2019, Thomas Coggins purchased CrossFit Dahlonega.

Located in Dahlonega, Georgia, the gym has been around for over 10 years. Coggins is the fourth owner of the gym, and he plans to stay its owner.

He and head trainer Robbie sat down with Box Pro Magazine for an episode of Box Talk on the transition of ownership, the evolution of the business and their tips for other owners/trainers out there:

Show Notes

  • The beginnings of CrossFit Dahlonega.
  • Why Thomas Coggins decided to buy the gym.
  • How has the Box evolved over the years with the various ownerships.
  • Advice to other gyms going through transitions like Dahlonega.
  • Coggins shares what’s been challenging.
  • Why mentorship has been crucial for Coggins.
  • What makes the gym unique.
  • Their day-to-day roles and what keeps them busy.
  • How Robbie became the head trainer, and why it was unexpected.
  • Tips for the owners and trainers out there.
  • Additional resources for the Box owner.

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Heather is the editor for Box Pro Magazine. Contact her at heather@peakemedia.com.