Coaches

 

All of our coaches are USAW certified, CPR Certified,and have competitive experience in Sports and Strength Training.  

 
 

Michael McKenna

Specializations
Weightlifting, Powerlifting, Strongman        Sports Performance           
Coaching Education
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.

Lindsay Kinard

Specializations
Nutrition and Weight Management Weightlifting
Strength Training
Youth and Senior Fitness

Degree and Certifications                         A.S., Burlington County College                    Dietetic Technician Registered              USAW Advanced Sports Performance Coach                    

Lindsay is our in house Nutritional And Sports Performance Coach; she is a former Collegiate Softball Player and a multiple time qualifier for USAW Nationals.  She currently coaches Strength and Conditioning at Kennard-Dale High School in York County, and provides individual Nutritional Consultations as well as small group and one-on-one training Sessions.

Tony Euculano

Specializations
Weightlifting, Powerlifting, Strongman Functional Training
Sports Performance
Running

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.   

Greg Smith

Specializations
Weightlifting, Powerlifting
Coaching Education
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.