OLY Seminar with Dan Casey on Sat. April 30th!


OLY Seminar with The New York Weightlifting Academy Coach Dan Casey!

Dan has worked with Regional and Games-level CrossFit athletes.

Saturday April 30th 10-2pm

FREE to all CrossFit Beyond members-20 person cap!



The New York Weightlifting Academy is led by Coach Dan Casey. He has coached athletes at major US national weightlifting events including the American Open, Junior National Championships, Senior National Championships, and University Championships.

Dan has worked with Regional and Games-level CrossFit athletes. He has been the Olympic lifting coach for the competition teams of Crossfit Dynamix and CrossFit Virtuosity. Team Dynamix were the 2013 and 2014 CrossFit Northeast Regionals Team Champions, and 5th at the world at the 2013 CrossFit Games. CrossFit Virtuosity finished 3rd at the 2014 Regionals in their first fielding of a team. Dan works with individuals and gyms all over the NY Metro-area and Connecticut.

Dan has competed in numerous weightlifting events, and is a competitive athlete himself. Coach Casey trains under Senior International Coach, Marc Chasnov, and is a current weightlifting competitor on Chasnov’s USAW registered weightlifting team in the 77kg class. Aside being coached by Sr. Int. Coach Chasnov, Dan assists Coach Chasnov with instructing USAW coaching courses. 


  • USAW Level 2 Coach

  • USAW Club Coach

  • USAW Local Referee

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

  • NYS certified education professional

  • CWT through the Int’l Weightlifting Association

  • BA and MS in Education

(Source: http://nyweightliftingacademy.com/about/meet-the-coaches/)