Name: Megan Poole

Team: Team Georgia

Coach: Stan Luttrell and Matt Mays (current: Zygmunt Smalcerz)

Weight class: 69 Kilo

Height: 5’3’’

What year did you being lifting? I began training in 2008

How did you get involved? Weightlifting was a class at my high school, and my coach, Coach Luttrell, encouraged me to start lifting weights

Favorite Competition Lift?  Clean and Jerk

Favorite Training Lift? Jerks off the blocks

Education: Graduated from Chestatee High School, and now studying to be a Physical Therapist at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Personal Goals: Make the Olympics, and one day become good enough to medal in the Olympics

Favorite Food: Tuna and Steak

Favorite Book: Any book written by Nicolas Sparks

Favorite TV Show: Law and Order with my mom

Favorite song that gets you motivated:  I love all kinds of music!  As long as it isn’t sad and gloomy or screaming my ear off, It will pump me up and lighten my day!

Hobbies/Interested outside of Weightlifting: Going to church, being out in the sun, and dancing.

Most people don’t know that…. I was a competition cheerleader for my 4 years of high school, and I practically played every sport under the sun as a younger girl. 

Most Influential person(s) in your sporting career: My coaches, coach Mays and coach Luttrell, but I push myself so God gets the Glory!