The mission of USA Weightlifting is to support United States athletes in achieving excellence in Olympic and world competition, and to support, promote and educate a diverse and inclusive community of weightlifting and the use of the barbell in the United States.

Business Hours:   8 a.m.-5 p.m. MT, Monday - Friday 
Address: USA Weightlifting, Inc. UPS Only:   USA Weightlifting, Inc.
1 Olympic Plaza 30 Cimino Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80909 Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone:  +1 (719) 866-4508


Contact Us

General inquiries, suggestions, grievances
(719) 866-4508

Assistance and questions related to national competitions

Coach education course info and inquiries   

Chief Executive Officer Matt Sicchio
General Secretary Ursula Garza Papandrea

Director of Finance & Compliance    

Andrea Andrews

Director of Coach Development

JP Nicoletta
(719) 866-2281

Senior Director of Sport Performance &
Coaching Education  

Mike Gattone

National Teams Director

Lorene Halford

Director of Events & Sponsorship

Pedro Meloni
(719) 290-4427

Director of Communications & Content Brandon Penny

Coach Development and Sport Science Manager     

Anna Swisher
(719) 351-6569

Membership & Compliance Manager

Alex Love

Masters Membership Services Coordinator

Tara Card
(719) 964-3604

National Teams Logistics Coordinator

Chase Helton

Technical Director

Pyrros Dimas