About Rich Peters

Powerlifting USA - Rich Peters Most Prolific Meet Director

* Head Coach of Team NASA (3 Champion Teams) vs Team AAU ’04
* Head Coach of Team NASA (2 Champion Teams) vs Team AAU in ’03
* NASA Coach of the Year 2003
* Created “Power Sports” lifting in 1996 – Copyrighted
* Founder of the first High School National Championships
* Head Coach of 3 IPF World Championship Teams (Sweden, Norway & Luxembourg)
* Head Coach of Jr. World Championship Team (Sweden) World Champions
* Head Coach of IPF 2nd Place Jr. World Team (Norway) World Runner-ups
* Head Coach of 4 IPF World Champion Lifters
* Head Coach of Team NASA Champions at the AAU World Push/Pull Championships
* Coached Lifters to more than 30 IPF World Records
* Coached more than 250 NASA National Champions
* Head Coach of 4 Winning USA Teams in Russia
* First USA Meet Director in Russia (Moscow)
* 3 Time Strongest Man in Oklahoma Winner at 213 lbs – 230 lbs bwt (lightest man in comp)
* State Champion Powerlifter (Best Training Lifts 804, 525, 733, 2060) @ 220 lbs
* Only Meet Director in history to Conduct 4 consecutive USPF Senior Nationals Championships
* Has Promoted more than 1900+ Individual Powerlifting Meets in 38+ years – World Record
* Has personally witnessed over 1,000,000+ Powerlifting Attempts
* Worlds Foremost Authority on Spotting and Loading
* Executive Committee Member of the USPF for 4 years
* Served as USPF National Treasurer
* First Meet Director to bring Russian Powerlifting Team to US to compete (Atlanta, GA. 1990)