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Rich Wenner

Rich is a seasoned athlete that has competed in 33 national/international powerlifting meets. He has been awarded 15 national titles as well as a Jr world and M2 IPF world championship. He holds more than 20 powerlifting records, including two world records.

Rich has a MS in Exercise and Wellness from the School of nutrition and Health Promotion at Arizona State University. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, a Performance Coach Certification through USA Weightlifting, a national level judge as well as a senior national level coach with the USAPL.

Powerlifting Bio

  • 1981 USPF Teenage National Champion Set deadlift and total records
  • 1983 USPF Teenage National Championships 2nd place
  • 1984 ADFPA Collegiate National Champion Set Squat, Bench Press and Total  records
  • 1985 ADFPA Collegiate National Champion Set bench, deadlift and total  records. Best lifter pound for pound
  • 1985 ADFPA Men’s Open National Champion
  • 1986 ADFPA Collegiate National Champion Set bench, deadlift and total records. Best lifter pound for pound
  • 1986 USPF Collegiate National Champion
  • 1986 IPF Jr. World Champion
  • 1988 ADFPA Men’s Lifetime Drugfree National Champion Set Squat, bench, deadlift and total records. Best Lifter pound for pound.
  • 1989 ADFPA Men’s Lifetime Drugfree National Champion
  • 1990 ADFPA Men’s Lifetime Drugfree National Champion. Set total record
  • 1991 ADFPA Men’s Lifetime Drugfree National Champion
  • 1993 ADFPA Men’s Lifetime Drug free National Champion
  • 1983, 1989, 1990, 1993  ADFPA Men’s National   Championship. 2nd place
  • 2003 USAPL National Bench Press Champion M1a
  •  2003 USAPL National Masters Championships M1a 2nd place
  • 2004 IPF World Masters Bench Press Championships M1 3rd place
  • 2004 USAPL National Masters Championships M1a 2nd place
  • 2005 USAPL National Masters Champion M1a   
  • 2008 USAPL National Masters Powerlifting Championships
    M1b 2nd place
  • 2008 USAPL Raw National Powerlifting Champion M1a
  • 2009 NAPF Championships M1 2nd place
  • 2010 USAPL Raw National Powerlifting Champion M1b
  • 2010 Arnold Sports Festival Raw Open 3rd place
  • 2011 USAPL Raw National Powerlifting Championships
    M1b 2st place
  • 2013 USAPL Raw National Powerlifting Champion M2a 
  • 2014 Classic world Champion M2 Set bench and deadlift world records