Head Coach Gary Valentine
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Valentine Strength, LLC.
Gary V  Bodybuliding  1977!
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2015 Northeastern States Program

Results 2015 NEAST States

Best Lifters - Anthony Altobell and Alberta Lake.
Best Junior Lifter-
Avery Spear.
Grand Masters - Ray Brunk, Heather Nimsger.
Best Team - 
Men/Women Team CT.  

  Please contact me with any questions. We encourage ALL CT LWC Members to be LWC Referees! Please Contact me to setup cert at your facility.

2015 Calendar...

Saturday, March 28, 1-4 pm. LWC Referee Clinic/Certification. Wilton, CT. $30.00. No lifting, this is seminar and test.

Saturday, April 4 non sanctioned meet at CF Bethel Contact Liam Fay directly to enter. All Competition equipment will be used, standard format of competition, Medals awarded for all weight classes, Men/Women. Fee $40.00-

April 25/26
USAW Level 1 Sports Performance Coach Certification, Wilton CT. 12 participants max., signup soon! http://secure.mycart.net/catalogs/catalog.asp?prodid=5226228   

Sunday, May 3,
next USAW Sanctioned meet. At CF Danbury, First 80 entrants only.  Signup
here soon!   http://vst68978002.sportssignup.com   .

  Mid June TBA  USAW Sanctioned Comp in CT.

  August 2  CT Open, Stamford, Blue Streak Sports.

  November 22, CT State Championships, Trinity College.





  Please Email me at garyv@optonline.net    with any questions or concerns with link.


IWF Rulebook

Watch videos of all meets here:


      Congratulations Coach Valentine, 2013 World Masters Weightlifting Champion!!
August 7, Torino Italy, Gold Medal and World Record Clean and jerk 55-59 age group - 146 kilos, 322 pounds!!

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                       Team Connecticut - 2012 Atlantic States Champions!!!
               Team CT Lifters take First and/or Second in all weight classes!
                                     Tom Sullivan takes Best Lifter - Again!

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Nov 20, 2011 Trinity College Open Olympic WL Championships, Hartford, CT. 
See video of entire meet here...


                                                  Final Results


2011 Trinity Program

2011 Trinity Final Results.pdf

                      See Sarah Valentine's Photos of all lifters here...


August 7, 2011. Connecticut Open Olympic Weightlifting Championships, Bluestreak Sports Training, Stamford, CT.    


011 CT Open Final Results.pdf 

2011 Connecticut Open Progam Final.pdf

Playlist of entire 2011 CT Open meet here!:


Congratulations 2014 Olympian Megan Henry!  http://www.meganhenryskeleton.com/
Megan trained with us at Team CT this summer, increasing her clean from 60 kg to 80 kg, at 59 kg body weight! She won the push testing event at Lake Placid where she's training for the 2014 Olympics in skeleton - way to go Megan!

Email Coach Valentine today for Individual and group lessons in Weightlifting.
                        Valentine_Strength_Trifold_CT World Champion.pdf 


GV, age 47, 348 cj!.MPG

Team CT at 2009 NBC Health and Wellness Festival in Hartford, CT - Over 25,000 attendees! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVhf7tIXaGI 

Also... Team CT has been invited back to  this event again October 1/2, 2011!!!

Team CT Tom Sullivan Atlantic States Best Lifter!

Coach Valentine in the News!  http://shuspectrum.wordpress.com/2010/02/11/valentine%E2%80%99s-special-cousins-become-conn-sports-icons/

 Please visit our site sponsor www.bluestreakst.com  - the Home of Olympic WL in CT.!

         Team Connecticut Olympic Weightlifting Club, April, 2010.
                        Sacred Heart Open Team Champions!

Team Connecticut Weightlifting Club was established in 1996 by 2003 World Masters Weightlifting Champion Gary Valentine, M.A., CSCS*D, USAW Level 2 Coach.