COACHES

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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.

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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.

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MaryAnn Freitas
Assistant Manager
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MaryAnn competes in powerlifting and is a former collegiate track athlete. She specializes in strength & conditioning.

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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.

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.