Phil Sabatini

Phil Sabatini

Phil is the President and Associate Head Coach of East Coast Gold Weightlifting, one of the largest and most successful teams in the U.S. He holds a Master's Degree in Sports Sciences, and is a Lecturer at Old Dominion University. Phil is also a Nationally top-ranked Weightlifter in the 94kg class, and is a former National Champion, American Open Champion, and 3x Team USA member.

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