USAW Coaching Symposium Goes Virtual in 2021

by Suzy Sanchez

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (August 10, 2021) – The 2021 edition of the USA Weightlifting Coaching Symposium powered by Ascent Protein returns after a one year hiatus September 25 - 26 in a fully online format.

World-renowned experts in Olympic Weightlifting and the strength and conditioning field will gather in a virtual setting for an interactive and engaging weekend of education designed for Olympic and strength and conditioning coaches.


Visit to reserve your spot!


"We're putting together a unique experience for weightlifting and strength coaches," Mike Gattone, USA Weightlifting Senior Director of High Performance and Coaching Education said. "With a virtual format this year we can bring together top coaches from around the world for weekend of diverse and impactful learning opportunities.”

As a special bonus, the first 40 USAW Coach members who register will also have access to two Master Classes scheduled for Friday, September 24, 2021 at no additional cost. The master classes will be hosted, separately, by Dr. Mike Israetel of Renaissance Performance and USAW Weightlifting Senior Director of High Performance and Coaching Education, Mike Gattone with 3-time Olympic Champion and USA Weightlifting Technical Director Pyrros Dimas.

You can claim your spot right now by visiting

Registration rates:

  • Regular early bird registration: $175 ends 8/31
  • Regular registration: $199
  • Coach member registration: $150 with valid USAW L1 or higher


The tentative schedule of the Symposium schedule is available here.


To be announced





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