High School, Collegiate Committees Named

Oct. 10, 2017, 4:32 p.m. (ET)

USA Weightlifting Tuesday named the members appointed to the Collegiate and High School Development Committees.

The committees are tasked with exploring partnerships to start weightlifting programs at the high school and collegiate levels. The committees will explore partnerships with the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA), National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and State Athletic Associations across the country.

“I am very excited for the future of our sport as we begin these new growth projects,” USA Weightlifting Director of Development Programs Suzy Sanchez said. “It is my hope that weightlifting sees more exposure at the high school and collegiate levels and I think that can be accomplished with the groups we have appointed to these committees”

Named to the committees are:

Men’s Committee

Kyle Pierce

Vance Newguard

Jordan Boriack

Jason Miller

Jackie Black (Berube)

Women’s Committee

Aaron Cunanan

Erin Andica

Meg Stone

Joelle Emery

Devon Peterson

High School

Eric Bramwell, Arizona Weightlifting

Jessica Lucero, Elite Athlete Rep

Matt Cooper, Colorado Weightlifting

Scott Safe, Minnesota weightlifting

Rich Lansky, Florida Weightlifting

For more information or details about how you can get involved, contact Suzy Sanchez at suzy.sanchez@usaweightlifting.org.