USA Weightlifting Weekly Report: June 7-13, 2010
iBEAN Coffee Fundraiser. We have a new fundraiser for you and your athletes to use as a
resource! Please check out the press release or email Troy Smith, iBEAN CEO, for more
Strength Plus. Strength Plus, the magazine publication “For Athletes by Athletes” is
available on our website.
Start List (Final) for National Championships, Peoria, IL. It’s available online:
http://weightlifting.teamusa.org/events/3612%20“target= Changes not requested/reported
to office in writing (e-mail OK) by close of business on Tuesday June 8 or at the verification
of final entries on Thursday, June 10 in Peoria will not be accepted.
Start List (Tentative) for School Age National Championships in Foster City, CA. It’s available
Women’s Committee to Convene in Peoria. USAW is pleased to report that a Women’s
Committee has been formed to address the specific needs of women in the sport. While there
are many women who have made distinct and valuable contributions to the sport, the
Women’s Committee is focused on identifying women who can help to educate and mentor in
areas in which they have special skills and proven success. Initial committee members are as
Dr. Ellyn Robinson, Chair – Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science and Physical
Tracy Fober - Science and applications with special expertise in Biomechanics and
Dartfish, Physical Therapy, and Exercise Physiology.
Kerri Goodrich – Business expertise, specializing in start up and running of non-profit
Natalie Burgener, Athlete Rep – 2008 Olympic Team Member.
Ursula Garza Papandrea – Athlete, USAW Senior International Coach, specializing in
linking coaches to mentors.
Megan Tornstrom-DeFourney - Technical aspects of sport, including meet organizing
Suggestions for additional members, particularly with backgrounds in nutrition and sports
psychology, should be forwarded to email@example.com
The committee will meet on Saturday, June 12, 2010 in Peoria at the Conference Room 1 on
the main floor of the Holiday Inn from 9 – 10 pm. Tracy Fober will give a presentation on
Dartfish and its applications and Kerri Goodrich will do a presentation on starting and
running a non-profit. The meeting is open to everyone and both men and women are invited
Annual Athletes' Meeting to be held at the National Championships in Peoria:
USAW has experienced significant changes since our last meeting in Chicago, it is important
that our athletes are kept abreast of these issues in order to better serve them. Please join us
while we discuss some of the following topics:
- Board of Directors & upcoming elections
- Standing Committees& athlete representation within committees
- High Performance Plan
- Drug Testing
- Olympic Training Center & Collegiate Programs
- Sponsorships & Non-Profit Organizations
- Strength+ Online Magazine and more…
This informational meeting invites all members of USAW and will be held on Saturday, June
12, 2010 in Peoria in Conference Room 1 of the Holiday Inn from 8-9pm. The meeting will
also include a Q&A session near the conclusion of the meeting. If you have any questions
please forward them to EVargas.4.OUR.USAW@gmail.com.
Renowned International Coach Seminar – Registration is open for the August 6-8 Frank
Mantek Clinic at the USOTC in Colorado Springs. Cost for the seminar is $155, or $125 for
USAW members. Current USAW members may enter 'COASEM2' in the 'Promotional Code'
field on the checkout page when registering on line. Room and board at the USOTC is
available to participants on a first come, first served basis for an additional cost of $25 per
day. The registration deadline for this premium event is June 30, 2010 - Click here to register
now . Learn more about Frank Mantek on the USAW Frank Mantek Page.
USAW Announces Partnership With National Car Rental and Enterprise Rent-A-Car.
Promotional codes and member details are available at the USAW website
USAW Senior Coach Course. USA Weightlifting is now offering a Senior Coach course to
current USAW members who hold a USAW Club Coach certification. The course is being
held July 6-10, 2010 in Millersville, PA and will be taught by Leo Totten. Register here.
Weightlifting Camp – A weightlifting camp will be held in Millersville, PA on July 5-10, 2010.
Please contact Leo Totten for more information: 717-359-5317.
Results Online. All results for USAW sanctioned events that have been submitted to the
National Office may be viewed online.
USAW Foundation Board Nominations. Resumes for consideration to serve on the USAW
Foundation Board should be submitted to: Foundation BOD, USAW, 1 Olympic Plaza,
Colorado Springs, CO 80909 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org . Visit the USAW
website for more information on duties and responsibilities of the Foundation Board.
Member Benefits. Are you forgetting what benefits you are entitled to as a member? It
includes the following and more: Insurance, travel discounts, car rental discounts and E-store
promotions. Check it out on the USAW website.
“The Mission of USA Weightlifting shall be to enable United States athletes to
achieve sustained competitive excellence in Olympic competition and to promote
and grow the sport of weightlifting in the United States”.