Bobby Sirkis

Olympic Lifting Coach

Bobby has been an athlete for most of his life. Growing up in a small country town in Texas (Rogers) he excelled at being an athlete playing football, basketball, and track. Bobby was also fortunate enough to continue his football career in college at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor where he received a BBA with a major in Economics/Finance and a minor in Marketing. After graduating, Bobby picked up ice hockey, CrossFit, and ultimately the sport of weightlifting.

Bobby’s first weightlifting event was back in October of 2010 and qualified for the American Open later that year. Since then, Bobby has been extremely involved in the sport as an athlete, coach, and administrator at the local and national level. Outside of competing and coaching, Bobby hosts multiple local events and has hosted the 2013 American Open, 2015 National Championships, and the 2015 Masters World Cup. He is also serving on the USAW Nominating and Governance committee.

Combining his athletic experiences with his ability to analyze patterns and techniques and forecasting abilities, Bobby possess a unique skill set he offers his athletes to help them set and achieve realistic goals. He believes that your attitude and ability to trust your technique are the keys to unlocking your ultimate potential. Whether your goal is specific to weightlifting or to supplement another sport, Bobby will be able to come up with a game plan to trust yourself and your technique to achieve your goals.

Coaching Accolades:

USAW National Coach

USAW National Referee

Athletic Accomplishments:

Achieved USAW Elite Athlete Status

ASC Conference Champion (Mary Hardin-Baylor Football)

Crusader Football Hall of Honor Inductee