2019 Coaching Symposium Heads to Miami

Jan. 17, 2019, 2 p.m. (ET)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (January 17, 2019) -- USA Weightlifting is happy to announce the 2019 USA Weightlifting Coaching Symposium powered by Ascent Protein will be held August 8-11 in Miami, Florida.

World-renowned experts in Olympic Weightlifting and the strength and conditioning field will gather in South Florida to for an interactive and engaging weekend of education designed specifically for Olympic and strength and conditioning coaches.

Visit Miami2019.net now to reserve your spot.

"We're putting together a unique experience for weightlifting and strength coaches," Mike Gattone, USA Weightlifting Senior Director of High Performance and Coaching Education said. "By bringing together top experts and top coaches from around the world, the 2019 USA Weightlifting Coaching Symposium powered by Ascent Protein promises to be a transformational weekend for coaches who attend.”

The fee to attend is $399, with a discounted rate of $250 available for USA Weightlifting members holding a National Coach or higher certification.

USA Weightlifting will offer its Level 1 and Level 2 courses on Thursday-Friday August 8-9, prior to the official start of the Symposium. We will debut our newly redesigned Level 2 course at the Symposium. The cost to attend a Level 1 or Level 2 coaching course is only $350 when combined with Symposium registration, a discount of $149 from the regular price. If you are only interested in taking the Level 1 or Level 2 course, without attending the Symposium, registration links are available here. Note, there is no discount to take the courses without Symposium registration.


As a special bonus, the first 40 people who register will have the option to participate in a pre-convention weightlifting session with 3-time Olympic Champion and USA Weightlifting Technical Director Pyrros Dimas.


A draft schedule of the Symposium schedule is available here.

The Embassy Suites by Hilton Miami International Airport will serve as the venue for the 2019 USA Weightlifting Coaching Symposium. Located minutes from Miami International Airport, the Embassy Suites by Hilton provides free transportation to and from the airport, free cooked-to-order breakfast, and a free 2-hour evening cocktail reception each day of the Symposium.  Room rates start at $119 a night and can be booked here

Space is limited, visit Miami2019.net now to reserve your spot.

A training hall, outfitted by USA Weightlifting's Official Equipment Manufacturer, Rogue Fitness, will be available for free to all attendees of the 2019 USA Weightlifting Coaching Symposium powered by Ascent Protein.

USA Weightlifting's Official Performance Nutrition Partner Ascent Protein is the title sponsor for the symposium.

"We are grateful for Ascent Protein for coming on board for this great event," Pedro Meloni, USA Weightlifting Director of Events & Sponsorship said. "Ascent Protein has been a great partner and we look forward to sharing more of the great things Ascent does with attendees."

The 2019 edition of the USA Weightlifting Coaching Symposium powered by Ascent Protein follows last year's inaugural Coaching Symposium where 70 coaches from around the world learned from top names in strength and conditioning and Olympic Weightlifting.

You can claim your spot right now by visiting Miami2019.net.