Upcoming Coaching Classes

There are two different events coming up for coaches, the first weekend in August.  Here they are, with links to more information: * USAW Level 2 Senior WeightliftingCoach Certification Course – Aug. 2 – 4 hosted at the Wisconsin Dells.  Instructor Scott Safe.  For more info or registration go to […]

Team Minnesota at National Juniors

Team Minnesota brought a strong contingent to the USAW National Junior Championships, held just outside of San Francisco, in Foster City, CA.  The meet was held February 16-17, and our lifters performed very well, with our women’s team placing 2nd, and the men’s team finishing in 3rd place.    Outstanding! Here are […]

Updated Rankings for 2013

Three meet weekends are now in the books, and there has been some great lifting so far this season.  The updated rankings are now posted on the website.  There is only one regular season meet remaining, meaning you only have one more chance at qualifying for the state meet.  Or only one last […]

State Meet Qualifying – New Policy

A reminder for all coaches and athletes:  Effective for the 2012-2013 season, there will be an expanded Qualifying procedure for participation in the Minnesota High School State Weightlifting Championships.  This is a 1-year trial, which will be reviewed at the Annual meeting in May.  The new procedure was approved by […]

Donation of Competition Sets

Red Wing coach John Drewes has made a donation to both the MNLWC and MHSWO of an Eleiko Competition Set including a 15 and 20 kg bar and 220 kg of discs.  The sets will be used only for major Minnesota competitions like TC Open, LWC Championships, and Star of […]

National Youth Championship Results

Congratulations to all of the Minnesota Weightlifters that competed and medaled in the Youth National Championships this past weekend in Dearborn, Michigan.  Minnesota had 9 lifters competing, and 3 Medals were won. Here are the 2012 Youth National Championships, Minnesota representatives and Medalists: Females: 13&U – 44 Kg – Madisyn […]

National Youth Championships Info. Finally!

Last week, USA Weightlifting finally announced where the National Youth Championships will be held.  This comes just three months prior to when the meet is scheduled to occur.  Dearborn, Michigan is the new site, and it will run from June 22 until the 24th.  Beyond that, there is no other information yet, but […]

State Meet Results

The Minnesota High School Weightlifting State Championships were held this past weekend, and the meet was a huge success. For the first time ever, the meet was held at Inver Hills Community College, and Rosemount coach Brian Trussel did an outstanding job serving as meet director. In total, there were […]

Last Chance Meet Results

The final two regular season meets were held this past weekend in Caledonia and Lakeville.    This was the last chance to qualify for the state meet, and several lifters did just that.  For those who had already qualified, this was a great chance to try some big attempts to prepare for the state […]

National Juniors Results

Team Minnesota had another successful national meet this past weekend, at the USAW National Junior Championships held in Chicago.  Below are the results of our Minnesota lifters, with their best successfull attempts in the snatch and clean & jerk, and final places in their respective weight classes.  Congrats to all! 48kg   […]