National University Qualifiers:

Qualification for the university nationals as it has been in the past with the addition of the requirement to compete at an NUQ. NUQ's can be hosted by any collegiate team or if a collegiate athletes competes at a state championships. There will also be a virtual option available in Janu 2022.

The purpose of NUQ events is to promote intercollegiate competition to help strengthen future applications to the NCAA emerging sport program i.e. we have to show there is a need and a population that is participating in collegiate level events. 


University National Qualification

  • Maximum age: 25
  • Currently enrolled in 1 credit hour or more OR
  • Graduated within 1 year of the competition
  • Collegiate eligibility in BARS ex. transcript 
  • NUQ event or LWC state championship participation 

The list below includes both scholarship and non scholarship programs. 

 

Athletes who would like to be contacted by university teams may complete the recruitment form HERE

 

Teams are not required to respond to inquiries and athletes are encouraged to reach out directly to teams if a response is not received in a timely manner. 

 

Report updates or incorrect information to suzy.sanchez@usaweightlifting.org

Updated 8/16/21

NAIA


 Club


Mid-american Nazarene

  • Head coach: Whitney Rodden
  • Website:  www.mnusports.com
  • Contact phone:  913-669-1513
  • Contact email:  wtrodden@mnu.edu

Funding: Partial scholarships


Oklahoma City University

Funding: Full and partial scholarships


Varsity


Louisiana State University Shreveport (Men & Women)

  • Head coach: Kyle Pierce
  • Email: kyle.pierce@lsus.edu 

Funding: In-state tuition waiver


Menlo College 

Funding: Full and partial scholarships


Brewton-Parker College

  • Head Coach: Vance Newguard
  • Contact email: vnewgard@bpc.edu
  • Contact phone: 906-251-8567

Funding: Full and partial scholarships


Missouri Valley University

  • Head Coach: John Anderson
  • Contact email: andersonj@moval.edu

Funding: unknown


NCAA


Club


University of North Florida

  • Head Coach: Alison Consentino

Funding: unknown


University of Iowa

Funding: unknown


University of Northern Iowa

  • Head Coach: Andrew Dolphin 
  • Contact email: dolphina@uni.edu 

Funding: unknown


Sacred Heart University

  • Head Coach: Christopher Taber
  • Contact email: ctaber23@gmail.com 
  • Contact phone: 240-310-5116

Funding: unknown


Texas A&M - College Station

  • Head coach: Sam Dollar
  • Email: sdollar1@gmail.com

Funding: unknown


University of Texas- Austin

Funding: Travel expenses pending fundraising 


University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Funding: unknown


West Virginia University

Funding: unknown


Weber State University

Funding: unknown


University of Oregon

Funding: unknown


Tarleton State University

  • Head coach: Cason Kelly
  • Email: cason.kelly@go.tarleton.edu 

Funding: unknown


Texas State University

  • Head coach: DJ Bray
  • Email: 1409.strength@gmail.com

Funding: unknown


University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Funding: unknown


East Carolina University

Funding: ECU Club Weightlifting is fully funded through the East Carolina University Club Sports program (Non-scholarship).


 

Shippensburg University

Funding: unknown


University of Michigan

Funding: unknown


East Tennessee State University

Funding: full and partial scholarships


University of Vermont

Funding: Unknown


University of Florida

Funding: unknown


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Funding: unknown


Emory University

Funding: unknown


California State University-Northridge (Northridge, CA)

Funding: unknown


University of California - Santa Barbara

Funding: unknown


Swarthmore College

  • Head coach: Briana Sfamurri
  • Contact email: BDS627@yahoo.com
  • Contact phone: 484-437-4811

Funding: None


Michigan State University

Funding: unknown


Tarlton State University

  • Head coach: Cason Kelly

Funding: unknown


Varsity


Lenior Rhyne

  • Head coach: Travis Mash
  • Email: masheliteperformance@gmail.com
  • Website: https://lrbears.com/sports/2020/11/7/mens-weightlifting-roster.aspx?path=anews

Funding: full and partial scholarships


Northern Michigan University - Olympic Training 

Funding: full and partial scholarships


NJCAA

State College of Florida (Club)

Funding: unknown


Intramural/Other

Miami University

Funding: unknown


University of Southern California

Funding: unknown


Armstrong State University

  • Head coach: Cullun Watts
  • Website: https://recreation.georgiasouthern.edu/armstrong/clubsports/ 

Funding: unknown


Rutgers Weightlifting Club

Funding: unknown


Florida State University

Funding: unknown


University of Miami

Funding: unknown


Virginia Tech

  • Head coach: Shae McMillan
  • Email: shaem@vt.edu

Funding: unknown