Our coaches are the best in the sport.  We have led our athletes to Medals at the National and Local levels.


Bryant Illenberg is the head coach and has been involved in the sport of weightlifting for over 5 years. Bryant played Division 3 Football at the college of SUNY Morrisville, where he studied Sports Nutrition & Fitness Management. After college he found his way into the sport of Olympic Weightlifting, where he’s qualified for Multiple National Meets. In that time, he has also coached weightlifters who have medaled at the National level. Bryant is USAW Level 3 National Certified Coach. His best lifts in competition include a 135kg/297lb Snatch & 165kg/363lb Clean & Jerk and a 300kg Total.

Bryant Illenberg, USAW Lvl 3 National Coach


Amiee Lazar is our Assistant Weightlifting Coach. Amiee started in this sport through Crossfit. After falling in love with weightlifting she then went on to educate herself in the sport by getting her USAW Lvl 1 & Lvl 2 Certifications. Amiee has coached at multiple National meets where she has helped lead our athletes to medals.

Amiee Lazar, USAW Lvl 2