About

DC Weightlifting Club is a team of dedicated weightlifters comprised of working professionals, in and around the District of Columbia, who are passionate about our sport. Our mission is to improve our technical skills through training and competition. We elevate our members by advancing them to compete, learn, coach, and officiate at the highest levels they want to achieve.

DC Weightlifting Club is 501(c)3 non-profit.

OUR LOCATIONS

  • CrossFit DC – 1507 U St NW, Washington, DC, 20009 (main training site)
  • CrossFit DC Northeast – 1365 H Street NE, Washington, DC, 20002 (restricted training site)

TRAINING HOURS

U Street NW

  • Tue: 8:30 pm – 10 pm
  • Wed: 8:30 pm – 10 pm
  • Thu: 8:30 pm – 10 pm
  • Sat: 8 am – 10 am
  • Sun: 8 am – 10 am

H Street NE

  • Training by arrangement only

JOINING DC WEIGHTLIFTING CLUB

New Membership is based on roster availability, but we always have room for passionate, competition-minded weightlifters. See our team requirements.

Out-of-town athletes with a current USAW membership (or your national weightlifting federation) are always welcome for short-term training, free of charge.

DC WEIGHTLIFTING COACHES

Mike Choi

  • DC Weightlifting Founder
  • USAW National Coach
  • IWF Category 1 Referee
  • USAW Masters Committee, at-large member
  • Maryland & Potomac Valley (LWC)
    • At-large board member & competition chair
  • Capital City Open Meet Director

Chris Sheppard

  • Weightlifting Coach
  • USAW National Referee
  • Co-founder, CrossFit DC