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Zone 3

The Governor of Zone 3

Sam Axton

Samuel Axten is a USA Weightlifting and CrossFit Coach who works with multiple gyms and athletes throughout the Albany/Saratoga area. In this role, Sam coaches and leads all level of athletes in pursuit of their goals.

A big believer in the vision of USAW, Sam has supported the growth of the sport in Upstate New York since 2012.  During this time, he has developed several successful clubs which have produced several national level athletes.

Sam is a NYS Licensed Massage Therapist and is a certified Advanced Sport Performance Coach through USAW. 

Contact info:

Phone - 518-669-5462

Email -

                                                                     Zone 3 counties

Columbia, Greene, Schoharie, Albany, Rensselaer, Washington, Saratoga, Schenectady, Fulton, Montgomery, Warren, Hamilton, Essex, Clinton, Franklin, St. Lawrence counties and all counties directly north within our LWC border.

We are seeking USAW members who would like to become a referee.

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