USA Weightlifting

Sanctioned Members


The following members are suspended due to violations of U.S. Center for SafeSport and/or USA Weightlifting SafeSport policies.

Member Name City, State Adjudicating Body Misconduct Action Taken Date Issued
Garrett Taylor Houston, TX USA Weightlifting Criminal Disposition - involving a minor Permanent Ineligibility
1/1/2013
Scott Johnson Springfield, MO USA Weightlifting Criminal Disposition Permanent Ineligibility
1/1/2010
Michael Jasiczek  Olathe, KS U.S. Center for SafeSport Criminal Disposition - Sexual Misconduct
Permanent Ineligibility
1/16/2018
Matthew Krakowski Clinton Township, MI U.S. Center for SafeSport Criminal Disposition - Sexual Misconduct
Ineligible 5/3/2018
Michael Popson Savannah, GA U.S. Center for SafeSport Criminal Disposition - involving a minor; Criminal Disposition - Sexual Misconduct

Permanent Ineligibility

4/11/2018
Tyler Reagan Elkton, FL  U.S. Center for SafeSport Sexual Misconduct - involving Minors 

Permanent Ineligibility

5/13/2022
Joe Cox Chesapeake, VA U.S. Center for SafeSport Criminal Disposition - involving a minor Ineligible 7/21/2020
Jesse Durrum Brooksville, FL U.S. Center for SafeSport Criminal Disposition - involving a minor; Criminal Disposition - Sexual Misconduct Ineligible 7/1/2019
Sierra Hughes Bryson City, NC U.S. Center for SafeSport Criminal Disposition - Sexual Misconduct; Criminal Disposition - involving a minor Ineligible 6/13/2019
Lucas "Luke" Siefert Orlando, FL U.S. Center for SafeSport Criminal Disposition - Sexual Misconduct; Criminal Disposition - involving a minor Ineligible 7/15/2021
Isaac Cruz Oceanside, CA U.S. Center for SafeSport Allegations of Misconduct Temporary Restriction(s) - No Unsupervised Coaching / Training, Contact / Communication Limitation(s), No Contact Directive(s) 2/7/2022
Adam Militello Windermere, FL U.S. Center for SafeSport Criminal Disposition - involving a minor Ineligible 9/6/2022


The following members are suspended under 5.4a of the USA Weightlifting Bylaws.

Member Name Location Violation Details Status Ban Completes
Russell McCarthy Anaheim, CA 5.4a Suspended Suspended Until Resolved
Javier Pagliery Miami, FL 5.4a Suspended Suspended Until Resolved
 

Destiny Young

Marquette, MI 5.4a Suspended Suspended Until resolved
 

Jacob Schramm

Lone Tree, CO 5.4a Suspended Suspended Until Resolved
Ron Bright  Sycamore, IL USAW Code of Ethics Suspended Suspended Until Resolved
Silas Philbrick East Aurora, N.Y. 5.4a Suspended Suspended Until Resolved
Quentin Ruff Jr.

Menomonie, WI

5.4a Suspended Suspended Until Resolved

 



The following individuals are suspended due to violations of anti-doping policies.


Member Name Location Competition Prohibited Substance Status Ban
Completes
Christian Rodriguez Ocasio Columbus, OH 2022 North American Open Series 1 Heptaminol Banned - USADA April 6, 2023
Joshua Bringas Las Vegas, NV 2022 USA Weightlifting National Championships Anabolic agent, heptaminol, ibutamoren, oxilofrine, GW1516 Banned - USADA Aug. 22, 2025
Timothy Hearn Salt Lake City, UT 2022 National Masters Weightlifting Championships 19-norandrosterone (19-NA), clomiphene, trenbolone metabolite epitrenbolone, GW1516 (GW501516) metabolites GW1516 sulfone and GW1516 sulfoxide
BANNED - USADA May 27, 2025
Clint Jordan Salt Lake City, UT 2022 National Masters Weightlifting Championships Anabolic androgenic steroid Banned - USADA June 6, 2026
Bernabe Chavez Orlando, FL 2021 National Championships Violation of Articles 2.5 and 2.9 of the Code Banned -USADA Sept. 2, 2025 
Ian Wilson Berkley, CA Out of Competition 16β-hydroxystanozolol, 3'-hydroxystanozolol, and 4β-hydroxystanozolol, which are metabolites of stanozolol, as well as 2α-methyl-5α-androstan-3α-ol-17-one, a metabolite of drostanolone Banned -USADA Jan. 5, 2025
Jordan Adel McKinney, TX Out of Competition Ibutamoren, ostarine (enobosarm), and LGD-4033 (ligandrol) and its metabolite di-hydroxy-LGD-4033, Banned - USADA Nov. 3, 2024
Ray Fleser Warwick,
RI
Granite Games Ibutamoren BANNED -CrossFit June 6, 2025
Jacob Lacoste Great Falls, MT  2021 Junior and U25 Nationals clomiphene and its metabolites and 19-norandrosterone BANNED - USADA  Aug. 20, 2024
Regina Hancock Omaha, NE  2021 USA Masters Weightlifting Championships Stanozolol BANNED - USADA April 8, 2025
Christian Buckley Frankfort, KY 2021 Junior and U25 Nationals Osterene BANNED - USADA Aug. 3, 2024
Ryan Hudson Sisters, OR Multiple Violations:
Out-of-competition on June 14, 2017
Dehydrochloromethyltestosterone
BANNED-
USADA
Nov. 27, 2026
Andrew Vrabel Chicago, IL Out of
Competition-
Admitted Use
Peptides BANNED-
USADA
Retired; ban to be served upon athlete's
decision to "un-retire"
Nicholas Saccente Springfield, MA

2016 National
University & U25 (initial)
USAW-Sanctioned meet (additional)

Testosterone, boldenone /
, 12/11/18:
violation of period of ineligibility
4/16/20: Second violation: possession, use or attempted use of prohibited substances
BANNED-
USADA
Retired; ban to be served upon athlete's decision to "unretire"
Kelly (Breanne) Dykes Statesboro, GA Out-of-Competition
Testing
Ostarine BANNED-
USADA
March 17, 2025
Tyler Moore Puxico, MO Out of Competition Ostarine BANNED-
USADA
Retired; ban to be served upon athlete's
decision to "un-retire"
Frank Volrath Clemmons, NC Out of Competition Ostarine, RAD140,
Ibutamoren
BANNED-
USADA
Retired; ban to be served upon athlete's
decision to "un-retire"
Ernest Prempeh Somerville, NJ 2018 American Open Finals/2021 National Championship DHCMT/Violation of Article 10.14 of the Code BANNED-
USADA
Retired; ban to be served upon athlete's
decision to "un-retire"
Rachel Campbell Scottsdale, AZ Out of Competition Refused Test BANNED-USADA
Retired; ban to be served upon athlete's
decision to "un-retire"
Kiara Akuna  Port Orange, FL National Junior Championships Methandienone; DHCMT
BANNED-USADA March 7, 2023
Joe Sacklow Plainview, NY 2019 American Open Series 1 Heptaminol, 1,4‐dimethylpentylamine (1,4‐DMPA), Octodrine, Ostarine,
Di‐hydroxy‐LGD‐4033
BANNED-USADA March 2, 2023
Kaley Anderson Port Orange, FL 2019 National Championships Ligandrol BANNED-
USADA
May 12, 2023
Erik Nunez Roswell, NM 2019 American Open Series 2 Cardarine BANNED-USADA July 26, 2023
Katie Trombetta Brighton, IL 2019 CrossFit Games GW1516, Ostarine BANNED-
USA Weightlifting*
July 30, 2023
Scott Glasgow Provo, UT Out of Competition- Promoting doping Assisting and encouraging prohibited doping conduct BANNED-USADA Aug. 10, 2023
Kyler Allison  Austin, TX Out of Competition Refused Test BANNED-USADA Retired; ban to be served upon athlete's
decision to "un-retire"
Josue Cano Oxnard, CA Out of 
Competition
Refused Test BANNED-
USADA
Retired; ban to be served upon athlete's
decision to "un-retire"
Natalie Franklin Greenwood, IN Out of Competition Ostarine BANNED-
USADA
June 4, 2023
Manuel Aguero Miami, FL 2019 American Open Series 2 Amphetamine, Modafinil BANNED-USADA Nov. 13, 2023
Michael Gingras Milwaukie, OR Doping Issue Non-Analytical: Possession, Trafficking, and Administration BANNED-
USADA
Retired; ban to be served upon athlete's
decision to "un-retire"
Andrew Butterworth Indianapolis, IN Out of competition Stanozolol

BANNED- USADA

Retired; ban to be served upon athlete's
decision to "un-retire"
Darcie Warren Pleasant Grove, UT Out of Competition-
Refused Test
Refused Test BANNED-
USADA
July 11, 2027
Nicole Maynard Portland, OR Out of Competition Methenolone, metabolite 1-methylene-5α-androstan-3α-ol-17-one, GW1516 metabolites GW1516 sulfone, GW1516 sulfoxide, LGD-4033 metabolite di-hydroxyLGD-4033 BANNED - USADA May 31, 2023
Danielle Rante Dayton, OH Out of Competition Nandrolone BANNED-USADA March 4, 2023
Megan Munsell Plano, TX 2020 American Open Series 1 GW1516 BANNED-USADA March 7, 2024
Rowdy Hurst West Bountiful, UT 2019 American Open Finals Clomiphene BANNED-USADA Jan. 16, 2024
Justin Glanville Everett, WA Out of Competition Non-Analytical: Possession and Use/Attempted Use BANNED-USADA May 31, 2024
Tiffany Parlor Wellington, FL Out of Competition Non-Analytical: Possession and Use/Attempted Use BANNED-USADA Aug. 31, 2024
Susanne Williams Fort Valley, GA 2020 American Open Series 3 Ostarine BANNED-USADA Sept. 18, 2024
James Nelson Fort Worth, TX 2020 American Open Series 3 DHCMT BANNED-USADA Oct. 23, 2024
Anthony McLaughlin Daniel Island, SC Out of Competition Non-Analytical: Possession and Use/Attempted Use BANNED-USADA Nov. 24, 2024
Scott Hisaka Concord, CA Out of Competition Non-Analytical: Possession and Use/Attempted Use
BANNED-USADA Dec. 15, 2024
Luis Gallardo White Plains, NY USA Masters Weightlifting Championships DHCMT; Arimistane; Torasemide; Oxymetholone
BANNED-USADA April 15, 2025

*Suspended under Article 15.2 of the WADA Code: Signatories shall recognize the measures taken by other bodies which have not accepted the Code if the rules of those bodies are otherwise consistent with the Code



Public Warnings issued by Ethics Committee

Name Details Decision Decision Date
Derrick Johnson Social Media Public Warning July 16, 2021
Tim Swords Engage in behavior in media, including social media, which is inciteful of hatred towards another USA Weightlifting member and the Ethics and/or Judicial Committees or towards any group based on their ethnicity, religion, sexual preference, disability, language, civil status, age, national origin, social condition, mental ability, military status, choice of club or for any other reason incite attacks on an individual or group of individuals within the membership. Public Warning, DEI Training Requirement Nov. 6, 2021
Jullian Fletcher 6.Engage in physically or emotionally abusive conduct towards another participant in the sport.   Public Warning, Anger Management Training Nov. 7, 2021
Jim Rutter Filing a frivolous claim to harm reputations and seek revenge Public Warning Nov. 12, 2021
Madison Pannell Breach of international code of conduct Public Warning Dec. 3, 2021
Kelly Wild Breach of international code of conduct
Public Warning Dec. 3, 2021
Keiser Witte  Engage in behavior in media, including social media, which is inciteful of hatred towards another USA Weightlifting member and the Ethics and/or Judicial Committees or towards any group based on their ethnicity, religion, sexual preference, disability, language, civil status, age, national origin, social condition, mental ability, military status, choice of club or for any other reason incite attacks on an individual or group of individuals within the membership. Public Warning, DEI training requirement Nov. 6, 2021