The President, with input from confidential advisors, selects the various committee members that form the 365 SWPF General Assembly. Consisting of at least one representative from each committee, international leaders, event hosts, plus one or more member athletes are chosen each year. The General Assembly meets at least twice per year to discuss all federation business, as it pertains to strategic organization and planning, each committee review, marketing, international relations, referee evaluation, sponsor considerations, additional meet site options, etc.
Bill competed at the highest National level as an Elite powerlifter, in both the 181 and 198 lb. classes. He's also coached or mentored many up and coming athletes through the use of detailed progressive training strategies as well as both physical and psychological preparatory methods.
Prior to founding 365 Strong, he previously directed and promoted state and national events with the USPF.
Throughout the sport and as the CEO of Elite Consultants Inc., Bill is well known for his progressive thinking, leadership, integrity, organization skills, promotional expertise, lifter safety, and dedication to providing athletes with extraordinary events.
Maureen Clary: Maureen holds the all-time world record in the masters division.
Ryan Farnham: Ryan and wife own Rhinos Gym in Fayetteville...M/P/F World & National champion.
Dustin McClure: Holds 181's multi-ply world records for M/P/F & Open bench. Long time military trainer and confidant.
Tom Bowman: Long time powerlifting champion and record holder. Still holds a Masters World Record for a multi-ply squat of 825 lb. at 242's!
Janet Martin: Masters world record holder.
Willis Lewis: Long time Elite lifter and referee...past and present. Specializing in considering gear additions.
Doug Smithey: One of the top ranked and respected Masters bench pressers in the world. Focused on approval of gear.
Bill Gillespie: The top ranked Masters multi-ply bench pressers in the world. Focused on organization growth and development.
Vince Anello: 4-time World Champion Powerlifter. First 198 lb lifter to break 800 lb!
Recent Event Hosts
Maureen Clary: Currently a top ranking Masters athlete at 148 lb. Accounting degree.
Kim Helm and Janet Martin combine their efforts and talents to develop strategic marketing planning.
Marc Anderson - Mountain Island Fitness, Charlotte, NC
Doug Seamans - Pride Conditioning, Charlotte, NC
John Borek - Borek's Gym, Concord, NC
Ryan Farnham - Rhino's Gym, Fayetteville, NC
Tammy Crowley Deloatch - New Day Fitness, Roanoke Rapids, NC
Muzz's Gym, N. Wilkesboro, NC
Ryan Daining - Daining Dedication, Cornelius, NC
Hanz Hoag - The Grind, Evansville, IN
Tyler Crisp - Bar Benders Gym & Supplement Shop, Portsmouth, OH
Kinetics Gym, Lynchburg, VA
Nathan Crawford - Green Co. Fitness, Greenburg, KY
I3 Performance, Augusta, GA