USA Weightlifting Features Tamas Feher Named Co...

Tamas Feher Named Coaching Education Manager

July 18, 2016, 11:22 a.m. (ET)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- USA Weightlifting Monday named Tamás Fehér as Coaching Education Manager. Fehér is Hungarian born and has an extensive background in the sport of Weightlifting.  As a coach, he has lead the National Teams (Men and Women) for Great Britain (2008-2014) and Norway (2002-2003). In El Salvador (1998-2000), he developed a team with very little resources and coached their National Team athletes to their first Pan American and University Games Medals.
As a representative of International Olympic Committee and International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), Fehér taught numerous international weightlifting and physical development coaching seminars in 27 different countries in English and Spanish.  

Fehér has published several books on weightlifting, one of which, 330-page comprehensive coaching handbook, Tamas Feher’s Olympic Weightlifting, has been named as required reading at Budapest’s University of Physical Education.  The English edition (foreword written by IWF President, Dr. Tamas Ajan) was distributed in 66 countries worldwide.  

USA Weightlifting is pleased to have an educator and author with Fehér’s experience and recognition as well as has a philosophy closely aligned with our existing curriculum. 

"I’m really thrilled to join USA Weightlifting. It’s an honor to me and maybe the most important professional mission of my entire career. Athletes, coaches and administrartors you all can count on my professional experience, knowledge and commitment.  Can’t wait to meet my new colleagues and old friends. Thank you for your trust,” Fehér said.