Joe Atef, 8-time AWPC Champion, has achieved 9 Best Lifter awards across several federations, 3-time Illinois State bench record holder, holds a World Record Submaster Squat and Submaster Total Record, 1 National Best Lifter award, Best Total of 2240lbs, 1 Best Lifter USPA California and competed in the 2014 Arnold Classic. APF Referee.
Howard Penrose, PhD., CMRP, APF/AAPF/WPC/AWPC Illinois, American and World Record Holding Master Lifter, Engineering/Tekkie, Publisher, Writer, Adventurer.
Eric Stone, Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach, American Powerlifting Federation Referee, B.A. in Exercise Science, coach to many including a lifter who is on the all-time ranking list as provided by Powerlifting Watch