COACHES

Vincent Nguyen-Bui
Head Coach
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Vincent is a competitive weightlifter and former collegiate track athlete. He is a USAW Level 2 and USATF Level 1 Coach.

Nerissa Zhang
Coach & Owner
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Nerissa competes in both Powerlifting & Olympic Lifting. She is a USAW Level 2 coach and regional competition referee.

Armando Ibarra
Assistant Manager
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Armando studied martial arts all his life and is a Capoeira instructor. He is also a certified TRX Level 2 instructor.

Emily Zavala
Assistant Manager
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Emily competes in Olympic Weightlifting and was a former HS track athlete. She is a USAW Level 1 coach.

Noah Embrey
Front Desk
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Noah is a Powerlifter. He has been with Golden State Barbell Club since the very beginning.

Jim Schmitz
Advisor
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Jim was the coach of USA Olympic Weightlifting team (1980, 1988, 1992) and wrote the book on Olympic Weightlifting.

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