Strength Club

Club Info

We meet in the ICA Weight Room in the basement of the Rec Center

Conventional knowledge of the following lifts is recommended:  Squat, deadlift, and benchpress. 


Tuesday 8-10 pm

Wednesday 6-8 pm

Thursday 8-10 pm

Sunday 4-6 pm

RosterAllison Hawkes

Gabrielle Miller

Justin Ernst

Marina McMahon

Jack Kleitch

Natalie Malbone

Kenzie McNamara

Mitchell Peters

Meghan Swayne

Hunter Siler

Kevin Hook 

Abby Bartley

Bryanna Tromp

Carly Zimmerman

Christina Beyer

Cleary Welsh

Connor Veen

Ella Buikema

Erin Seros

Gabby Lampe

Halle Nedohin

Harrison Smalley

Mason Solecki

Olivia Dolley


Zoe Korson


Strength Individual Registration 2023-2024

This registration form must be completed before any activity with the team listed. This form includes liability waivers and necessary information collection. 

By filling out this form, the athlete is not guaranteed a competitive roster spot on the club. 

***Please note information submitted on this form is shared with club sport administration, coaches, and team leaders. 

* denotes a required field

General Athlete Information

Waiver & Liability Release

I hereby declare, assert and affirm that my participation in Grand Valley State University Club Sports is done having voluntarily and knowingly assumed all risks involved in this program. The physical risk(s) associated are those correlated with normal, vigorous physical activity.  These risks include but are not limited to, bodily discomfort and fatigue, muscular soreness, pulled or strained muscles, overuse injuries/soft tissue damage, bodily injury resulting from falls, and the rare instance of abnormal changes/responses of the cardiopulmonary system to exercise.  Adverse responses include abnormal blood pressure, heart arrhythmias, and the very rare instance of heart attack, stroke, or sudden death.

In consideration of acceptance of this contract allowing my participation in Club Sports and intending to be legally bound thereby, I hereby for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, WAIVE AND RELEASE any and all rights and claims for negligence, injuries, damages or losses that I may incur while involved in Club Sports, specifically Grand Valley State University, it’s respective employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns for any and all activities connected with Club Sports.  If I am a Grand Valley employee, I also understand that I do hereby WAIVE any and all rights or benefits under the State of Michigan Worker's Compensation laws for any injury incurred as a result of my participation in this program. 

Participant Agreement

Please carefully read the GVSU Student Code of Conduct.

As a participating athlete in the GVSU Club Sport Program, I agree to abide by the following:

I will conduct myself accordingly, responsibly, and professionally in congruence with the Club Sport Handbook and the Student Code of Conduct at all Club Sport-sponsored activities. 

I understand that my actions may adversely affect my team, the Club Sport Program, Recreation & Wellness, and Grand Valley State University.

I will represent GVSU, the Division of Student Affairs, Recreation & Wellness, and my club in a professional, positive manner, and always in congruence with the Club Sport Handbook and the Student Code of Conduct.

I will show respect to all team members and Recreation & Wellness employees. 

I will adhere to all Recreation & Wellness policies and procedures. These include the Club Sport Handbook, facility policies and procedures, my club's National Governing Body policies, and other University policies and procedures, including the Student Code of Conduct.

Please carefully read the GVSU Alcohol and Other Drug Policy.

Please carefully read the GVSU Hazing Policy.

Please carefully read the GVSU Strength Club Constitution

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Electronic Signature *

My signature below affirms that I have read and agree to all of the above content regarding my participation in the GVSU Club Sports Program, and that this Agreement is binding throughout my entire duration as a student at Grand Valley State University.

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Strength Dues 23-24

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Club Information & Plans

To provide those who excel in weightlifting and those who look to take their training to the next level a place and opportunity to do so. The main focuses for this team are CrossFit, Powerlifting, and Olympic Weightlifting style training. Our members will be given the chance to share their knowledge and abilities with other members. This team is for those who want to train at a competitive level with others in a safe and beneficial environment. It is also expected that our members have basic experience with barbells and weightlifting.

  • President: Allie Hawkes
  • Vice President: Gabby Miller
  • Financial Officer: Natalie Malbone 
  • Public Relations: Olivia Dolley
  • Risk Manager: Meghan Swayne
  • Membership: Carly Smith

Club E-Mail: [email protected]


2022-2023 Team Schedule



Competition Name

Individuals Competing


Feb. 12, 2023

Portage, MI

USPA Drug Tested Western Michigan Championships

Kevin Hook

Adam Greve

Julia Boudreau

Mitchell Peters

Marina McMahon

Jessica Piascik







Feb. 16 - Mar. 6, 2023

CrossFit Lake Effect

CrossFit Open

Allison Hawkes

Carly Zimmerman

Natalie Malbone

Josh Spiegel 

Gabrielle Miller 


2022-2023 Roster

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Previous School/Team


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