Michael Wittman’s impressive resume includes:
Competing from 1974 to 1989
Best lifts of 150/185 in 110kg class
1980 Olympic Trials participant
Highest place at National Championships – 4th, American Open – 2nd.
First person in Missouri to snatch over 300lbs and C&J over 400lbs (Jeff is the only one to do that while still in high school).
USAW Board of Directors 2009-2012
USAW’s Level 1 coaching course
Coached numerous lifters at National Championships and Junior World and PanAm Championships
Including son, Jeff, 8x national champion, Junior World, Senior World, PanAm Championships and PanAm Games team member.
Picture is from 1980 and is the first time Michael C&J’d over 400lbs, Jeff his son is 429lbs from the 2008 Trials.