All of our coaches are USAW certified, CPR Certified,and have competitive experience in Sports and Strength Training.
Weightlifting, Powerlifting, Strongman Sports Performance
Strength Training Highland Games and Track and Field Throws
Degrees and Certifications B.A., University of Delaware USAW National Coach USATF Level 1 CPR/ AED
Mike is the owner and founder of McKenna's Gym. A former competitive Weightlifter with medals at the 2003 American Open (Bronze) and 2010 National Master's Championship (Gold), Mike is also a Four-Time Letter Winner in Hammer Throw at the University of Delaware.
Mike currently teaches more Coaching Certification Courses than any other Instructor with USA Weightlifting; he travels extensively to introduce Weightlifting and Sports Performance concepts to Coaches and athletes at all levels. In August of 2016, Mike served as one of the last guest Coaches at USAW's National Training Center at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO.
As a Coach, Mike has worked with dozens of National level Lifters, producing National Medalists in Every Age Category (Youth, Junior, Senior, and Master) as well as a Youth International medalist and Several Master International Medalists and Champions. In Track and Field, Mike produced a two-Time NJ State Discus Champion and several State Placewinners in Wrestling as well as All Conference and All Star performers in Girls Lacrosse, Track and Field, and Wrestling.
Youth and Senior Fitness
Degree and Certifications MA, La Salle University Special Education, Minor in Sports and Facility Management, Youth Coaching Certificate
Morgan is a three-time All American in Swimming and 8-time Academic All American. In addition to coaching Olympic weightlifters, Morgan teaches our Kids Fitness Classes and small group and one-on-one training sessions.
Weightlifting, Powerlifting, Strongman Functional Training
Tony is a former Collegiate 400 Meter Runner and Decathlete; he began weightlifting at a local gym, and coaches the 2015 USAW Youth National Champion Ramsey Kifolo. Tony is available for Group Education, Personal training, and performance training.
Strength & Resistance Training
Greg grew up playing hockey and skateboarding, and his athleticism brought him to weightlifting and powerlifting in 2010. Greg is the most prolific Assistant Instructor in USA Weightlifting, and he brings a unique combination of natural ease and intensity.