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 LOCATION

  • CrossFit DC – 1240 Upshur St NW, Washington, DC, 20011

TRAINING HOURS

  • Mon: 7 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Tue: 7:30 pm – 9 pm
  • Wed: 7 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Thu: 7:30 pm – 9 pm
  • Sat: 11 am – 1 pm
  • Sun: 11 am – 1 pm

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 Board of Directors, at-large member
  • Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, DC (WSO), president
  • Capital City Open Meet Director

Chris Sheppard

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