USA Weightlifting is pleased to announce the launch of the USA Weightlifting  Speaker Series, an innovative and interactive online service to link USA Weightlifting members with tools to help them in their sport development. 

Every week, Speaker Series subscribers have the opportunity to hear from and ask questions to some of the top experts in the sports world. 

The cost to join the USAW Speaker Series is $99. A valid USA Weightlifting membership is required. Click HERE to learn more and enroll. The virtual talks will be conducted weekly via Zoom. The talks will be recorded available for on-demand viewing any time.

Confirmed speakers and topics include: 


  • Daniel Altman - Saturday, July 11, 1PM ET
  • Dr. Rob Archer – Psychological Flexibility– Friday, July 31, 12:00PM ET


    Previous Speakers - Archived sessions available on-demand with Speaker Series enrollment

    Tamra Wroblesky - pelvic health for all athletes - Thursday, August 20 @ 7:30PM Eastern


    Dr. Jeff Durmer MD


    Rob Paniarello

    Dr. Mike Israetel

    Dr. Andy Galpin

    Dr. Kirsten Peterson

    Dr. Quinn Henoch

    Speaker biographies: 


    Dr. Quinn Henoch, The Clinical Athlete

    Quinn Henoch has a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Indianapolis and Bachelor of Science from Valparaiso University. He is head of athlete rehabilitation for ClinicalAthlete Newport in Orange County, CA, which is located inside of a barbell sport facility: SoCal Weightlifting. Currently a large percentage of Quinn’s caseload consists of barbell sport athletes who are looking to rehab from injury or reduce the risk of future injury. Quinn works closely with Strength & Conditioning coaches to ensure the athlete is training safely. Quinn is also the founder of ClinicalAthlete – which is a network of healthcare professionals and students who wish to better understand the rehab and performance-based needs of athletes. Since 2013, Quinn has presented internationally to rehab professionals and coaches alike, regarding current best evidence and practice for rehab and injury risk reduction; and is author of the book: Weightlifting Movement Assessment & Optimization. Quinn played American football at the Div-IAA level and has competed in the sport of weightlifting for 9 years.



    Dr. Rob Archer
    Rob is  a Chartered Occupational Psychologist and management consultant with 20 years’ consulting experience in both public and private sectors.  He has a solid track record of setting up and growing successful business consultancies.

    Specialising in culture and behaviour change, training, coaching, leadership development and assessment, Rob  has extensive experience of consulting to world class FTSE 100 companies , public sector organisations and social enterprises. He has also worked abroad, most recently in senior leadership development within the UAE.

    Rob’s main area of expertise is in applying contextual behavioural science to the workplace.  He has worked with a host of blue-chip clients from 3M, BP, PWC, Bain & Co, Mars, Royal Bank of Canada, Schroders, Allen & Overy and Linklaters, as well as with elite sporting teams.

    Rob has just led the world’s largest randomised control trial of ACT-based resilience training in the workplace.

    Prior to becoming a psychologist, Rob was a management consultant with two world-class consultancies, where he worked on large-scale organisational development and change projects.

    He was part of the team which established Serco Consulting, now a leading UK management consultancy.  At PA Consulting, he was part of the team which won a Management Consultancy Award for Best Strategy and Business Transformation  project.

    Daniel Altman

    Daniel Altman is an economist and internationally bestselling author. He is the creator of the Baseline Profitability Index, a tool for assessing the attractiveness of investing in markets around the world that is published by Foreign Policy magazine. He also serves as an adjunct associate professor of economics at New York University's Stern School of Business, where he teaches long-term macroeconomic forecasting and sports analytics. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the expert advisory board at Dalberg Global Development Advisors.


    Daniel previously wrote economic commentary on the staffs of The EconomistThe International Herald Tribune, and The New York Times, where he was also one of the youngest-ever members of the editorial board. In between stints as a journalist, he was an economic advisor in the British government. He now writes a global economics column as senior editor for economics at Foreign Policy magazine, and he publishes articles on soccer analytics online for The New Yorker.


    Daniel was born in Connecticut and received his doctorate in economics from Harvard University. He has lived and worked on four continents and is a citizen of the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.


    He likes wine, too.


    Tamra Wroblesky, PT, DPT

    Tamra Wroblesky, PT, DPT is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. As a Monmouth county native, Tamra first played high school tennis at Freehold Borough, and then became captain of The College of New Jersey's female tennis team, playing both singles and doubles. Tamra is an avid mountaineer, summiting Mount Kilimanjaro, Pico de Orizaba, and Mount Rainier. She ran the Ocean Drive Marathon, and frequents the gym for weightlifting. As a former collegiate athlete with an active lifestyle, Dr. Wroblesky has special interests in treating the female athlete, with an emphasis on preventative protocols to limit injury. She is a USAW certified Sport Performance Coach and works closely with several weightlifters, including Katie Montague who took home 6 gold medals when Tamra accompanied her to University Nationals in spring 2017. She also works closely with Crossfit boxes and USA Weightlifting to give her "Pelvic Health for Performance" lecture. She is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association, who awarded her the 2017 Emerging Leader award, as well as the Section of Women’s Health. She is also the 2016 recipient of the Girls Scouts of the Jersey Shore "Phenomenal Woman under 40." Dr. Wroblesky became interested in pelvic health physical therapy after her own medical obstacles dealing with severe pelvic and hip pain over six years. She has had several surgeries, including two hip labral tear repairs, allowing her to be mindful of the patient experience. Tamra is able to offer compassion and and a unique perspective to her patients. Prior to moving her pelvic health advocacy to the treatment room, she shared her experiences recovering from pelvic pain on her award-winning health blog “Sky-Circles.” She is a contributor to Pelvic Pain Explained, available for purchase on Amazon. When she’s not treating patients, Tamra is probably hiking up a mountain, reading a good book, or drinking specialty coffee.