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.