Phil Sabatini

About Phil Sabatini

Phil Sabatini is the President and Associate Head Coach of East Coast Gold Weightlifting, one of the largest and most successful programs in U.S. weightlifting history. He is also a senior faculty member at Old Dominion University, teaching anatomical kinesiology and strength and conditioning in ODU’s undergraduate exercise science program.

As a competitor, Phil has been a staple in the national weightlifting scene, having placed in the top 3 in 14 national events and earning more than 40 national medals over a very successful 16-year career. He has been a three-time member of Team USA and currently coaches more than 20 national-level athletes. They are part of the 100+ athletes he and his staff oversee.