coach in residence program

THE PROGRAM WAS STARTED TO BRING IN WORLD-CLASS COACHES AND ATHLETES FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION THAT ALSO BENEFITS OUR COMMUNITY.

Our program has hosted multiple Olympians, world champions, and Hall of Fame coaches and athletes. The goal of the Coach in Residence program is to raise the level of performance and education for all our coaches and athletes.

Lift Us has been proud to host the following Olympians and World Champions through our Coach in Residence program:

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ELISABETH AKINWALE

Five-time World CrossFit Games Competitor

2017 Women's Weightlifting Seminar and Competition

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OSCAR
CHAPLIN III

US Olympian in 2000, 2004

2016 Youth Camp Coach
2017 Youth Camp Coach
2017-19 Coach in Residence

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CJ CUMMINGS

2020 US Olympian

2021 Seminar & School Visit

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KENDRICK
FARRIS

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US Olympian in 2008, 2012,, 2016

2016 Rite of Passage Host

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HARRISON
MAURUS

2020 US Olympian

2017 Youth Camp

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TIM MCRAE

US Olympian in 1992, 1996

2018 Seminar

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CARA HEADS SLAUGHTER

2000 US Olympian, USA Weightlifting Hall of Fame

2016 Seminar
2017 Youth Camp Coach

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ZYGMUNT
SMALCERZ

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1972 Olympic Gold Medalist from Poland, International Weightlifting Federation Hall of Fame

2016 Youth Camp
2017 Seminar
2017 Youth Camp
2018 Seminar
2018 Coach in Residence

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KIM WALFORD

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Seven-time Powerlifting World Champion

2018 Kim & Ray Invitational Meet
2018 Seminar
2019 Kim & Ray Invitational Meet

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RAY WILLIAMS

Five-time Powerlifting World Champion and World Record Holder

2016 Seminar
2018 Kim & Ray Invitational Meet
2019 Kim & Ray Invitational Meet

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