I can answer questions about training weightlifters for national and international competition.
I am a member of the USA Weightlifting Hall of Fame. I coached Olympian Albert Hood to two American records in the '84 Games. I've coached 17 international teams for the United States. I managed the training hall at the '84 Games, and was the assistant announcer at the '96 Games. Member, Editorial Board of the NSCA Journal
USA Weightlifting, National Strength and Conditioning Association
Strength and Power in Sport--published by the Sports Medicine Commission of the IOC
I have a B.A. in biology, a secondary teaching credential, and am certified as a strength and conditioning specialist with the NSCA. I am a Senior International Coach with US weightlifting.
Member, USA Weightlifting Hall of Fame.
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