Vanessa McCoy has been competing in Olympic Weightlifting for the past 10 years. In that time, she has won the USA Weightlifting National Championships, American Open, and the National University Championships. She also holds medals in international competition at the World University Championships, and most recently won a bronze medal in the Olympic Test Event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Team USA. Vanessa has spent time as a resident athlete for Olympic Weightlifting at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, and is a current athlete at the United States Olympic Training Site in Marquette, MI.
She was a competitive gymnast in her youth, and has been coaching gymnastics for the past 14 years. In 2013, she opened Peak Gymnastics & Fitness boasting USA Gymnastics Competitive Girls and Boys Teams, an All-Star Cheer Team, USA Weightlifting Competitive Team, Aerial Circus Arts, and most recently added CrossFit Marquette. Her passion is helping others discover their potential, set high goals, and reach their peak in all areas of life! Vanessa is also CrossFit Level 1 Certified and is USAG Coaching, Safety, and Business Certified.