Teams

All team head coaches are Senior International level and represent USA Powerlifting abroad at international championships in both the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) and North American Powerlifting Federation (NAPF).  The head coaches are responsible for all aspects of team coaching and management.  Most head coaches employ assistant coaches and/or managers to serve on their staff.

2007 Open Men's Team - Soelden, Austria
2007 Open Men’s Team – Soelden, Austria
2008 Men's NAPF Team - Oranjestad, Aruba
2008 Men’s NAPF Team – Oranjestad, Aruba
2009 Men's & Women's World Games Teams - Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2009 Men’s & Women’s World Games Teams – Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2009 Men's & Women's Masters
2009 Men’s & Women’s Masters – Ostrava, Czech Republic
2012 IPF Raw World Cup - Stockholm, Sweden
2012 IPF Raw World Cup – Stockholm, Sweden
2012 IPF Open Worlds banner
2012 IPF Open Worlds banner – Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
2013 IPF Raw Worlds banner - Suzdal, Russia
2013 IPF Raw Worlds banner – Suzdal, Russia

USA Powerlifting currently has nine teams that compete internationally:

Equipped Bench Press Worlds [Open, Masters, Sub-Junior, Junior]

Classic/Raw Bench Press Worlds [Open, Masters, Sub-Junior, Junior]

Classic/Raw Powerlifting Worlds [Open, Masters, Sub-Junior, Junior]

University Powerlifting World Cup (Classic/Raw)

NAPF Powerlifting (Equipped & Raw)

Sub-Junior/Junior Powerlifting Worlds (Equipped)

Masters Powerlifting Worlds (Equipped)

NAPF Bench Press (Equipped & Raw)

Open Powerlifting Worlds (Equipped)

Lifters must qualify to be on a team and compete internationally.