Coaches

*COACHES PAGE IS CURRENTLY UNDER DESIGN*

Tri Phu, USAW-SPC
Coach Tri is a very decorated Olympic Weightlifter and his accolades won’t fit on this page, so we’ll list those on the Athletes Page. Outside of being an athlete, his passion is for coaching group fitness and Olympic Weightlifting. Over the last couple of years, Tri has been the Co-Head Coach of Undisputed’s weightlifting team and he is individual coach to many national weightlifters. Additionally, Tri is responsible for Coach V’s athletes when he’s traveling to coach at various meets. When Tri is ready to retire from being a competitive athlete and Coach V. is ready to retire from National and International level coaching, Tri will fully takeover the position of Head Coach for our Olympic Weightlifting Team. Coach Tri Phu is infamous for coining the phrase “Don’t Woooooooorry.”

Lucky Phousirith, USAW-SPC
Coach Lucky himself is a national level Olympic Weightlifter and medalist. Outside of being an athlete he has a passion for all things coaching and serves as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach and also a Co-Head Coach of Olympic Weightlifting and Powerlifting at Burnsville High School. On any given day, if you were to ask him what is favorite discipline to coach is, it’ll probably change from Fitness, to Track and Field, to Weightlifting, to Powerlifting, to Athletic Development, etc.

Vinh Huynh, USAW-SPC, ACSM-CPT, ETP L1 & L2, CF-L1
Coach Vinh Huynh is the founder of Undisputed Strength and Conditioning and serves as their programs director. Outside of coaching, Vinh has a strong passion for nutrition and how it’s one of the most crucial components to success for fitness and athletic goals. Since opening Undisputed, Coach V has helped numerous local athletes, youth to adult, make national meets and international teams to represent Team USA. In addition, he has coached high school athletes who currently play or have played in leagues or on teams such as the Iowa Wild’s Tier 1 Elite for Hockey, and Shattuck-St. Mary’s for Soccer. Additionally, he serves as the Assistant Strength and Conditioning coach and Weightlifting Co-Head Coach at Burnsville High School. A brief summary of his coaching bio includes:

  • USAW Sports Performance Coach, and will soon be a USAW International Coach. The designation of International Coach is entirely based on merit for producing athletes who’ve represented Team USA. These athletes include: Brian Reisenauer (IWF World Championships & Pan American Championships); Nadeen Pierre (IWF Youth World Championships and Pan American Championships); and Adrianne Haider (fka Acosta) University World Games. The athletes like to tease coach about being the most over qualified club coach in USAW.
  • Local, National and International Medals: Since opening in 2014, Coach V. has helped over 30 athletes qualify for national meets, including: 6 national level medalists; 3 International Team USA Members; 1 International Medalist; and Numerous Minnesota LWC Champions, Medalists, and Record Holders.