Learn More

About Anna

She lifted for the United States in Mexico City and Guatemala City and placed 2nd place in Mexico City’s Olympic Festival. In 2004 she was the first alternate to the Olympic Trials and in 2006 she lifted in the World Team Trials. Her all time best lifts are 80kg (176lbs) Snatch and 105kg (231lbs) Clean and Jerk.

Coach Anna Martin Competing

As a coach, she has been able to coach at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs and Marquette, MI. She then coached Team Wesley in St. Joseph, MO for a year and had 8 School-age National Champions and one girl that qualified for an International Weightlifting meet. Since then she has started her own team and has had over 30 National Champions and many best lifters. In 2008, she was named AAU Coach of the Year and was invited to coach the School-age Christmas camp and the head women’s coach that was held in Colorado Springs. More recently she was invited to Colorado Springs again to coach the School-age camp in March and April.

In June of 2014 she won Master Pan American Championships. And in September she won the 2014 Master’s World Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark.

In addition to her weightlifting experience, she was also a strength and conditioning coach at Tulane and Oklahoma State.

Coach Anna Martin Competing

Barbell Strength Weightlifting

Get Started Today

Barbell Strength Weightlifting has everything…except you! Join our community today and begin your fitness journey!