Weight Lifting

2014 Weight Lifting Results

The 2014 weight lifting event was held at the Wellness and Rec Center, Delaware State University, Dover, DE on September 20th.

Congrats to Bob Wall

Bob Wall

Bob is 84. His weight class is 148 and he set a new Dead Lift record with 210 lbs lifted. Awesome!

warner schlaupitz

Warner Schlaupitz during the Weight Lifting Senior Olympics held at Delaware State University in October, 2010.

Senior Weightlifters

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Coordinator Information


Bill Messick is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Assoc.) since 1991. He has been the fitness director/strength coach at Nanticoke Homes, Delaware Tech, CHEER Center, and Nanticoke Memorial Hospital.

He currently does personnel training at various gyms in the Millsboro-Rehoboth area and is a Special Education teacher in the Cape Henlopen School District.

Weight Lifting competition in the Delaware Senior Olympics consists of three events: Bench for Reps, Bench Press and Dead Lift. Competitors are grouped by gender then age then weight class.

Contact Info: Phone: 302-841-0042, Email: wmessick@cape.k12.de.us

Training Opportunities:

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  • College
  • Community College
  • Fitness Center
  • Senior Center