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chris amenta
Owner | founder of socal weightlifting club

Like many coaches, Chris’ life has revolved around sport and fitness. A soccer player through high school, Chris found himself immersed in CrossFit to maintain fitness. After getting hospitalized from rhabdomyolysis, Chris turned to Weightlifting to gain strength back and immersed himself in the sport. Click below for more on Chris!

 
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gena wueste
Coach for life

As a competitive skier from age 8-19, Gena learned the value of a positive environment that promotes strength and capability in young women. She went on to graduate from Colorado State University with a Bachelors in Exercise Physiology & Sports Medicine. In addition, she obtained a minor in Nutrition, a minor in Human Development, and a minor in Neuro Anatomy. Click below for more on Gena!

 
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Mark Yeterian

shalina truglio
Coach for life

Shalina received her Bachelors Degree in Athletic Training and went on to work at the high school level for six years, preventing, evaluating, and treating a wide range of athletic injuries across all sports and levels. She also worked for three years in a physical therapy clinic working with serious athlete, weekend warriors, and the average Joe. Click below for more on Shalina!

 

kody robison
Olympic weightlifting coach | director of training

Kody Robison played football and was a thrower in high school where he was an all league defensive end and punter as well as a 2 time state finalist in the shot put. He learned how effective Olympic Weightlifting improved his performance and made it a staple in his training early on. Kody was was inducted into his high school Weightlifting hall of fame. Click below for more on Kody!

 

Sarah smith
Owner | gm

Sarah grew up on the west coast of Canada playing competitive ice hockey. She got into CrossFit in 2007 by using it as her off-ice training regimen in the summers of high school. Sarah went to Concordia University - Wisconsin on a ice hockey scholarship but after living away from home for 3 years, at the age of 18, she moved back to Victoria where she completed her Bachelor’s degree in Sport & Fitness Leadership. 

 

mark yeterian
Coach for life | sports performance coach

Mark Yeterian is a life long competitor who has made the transition from athlete into coach. Mark has coached strength and conditioning at Colgate University and University of Minnesota. Click below for more on Mark!

 

zack bartell
Head Powerlifting coach | Founder of Socal powerlifting

Info coming soon.

 

spencer troutman
Olympic weightlifting coach

Info coming soon.

 

Michael mccallum
Olympic weightlifting competition coach

Info coming soon.