Meet the Coaches Olympic Weightlifting, Stength & Conditioning and Powerlifting Coaching



Coaching is about more than just taking you through the motions. A good coach is highly skilled at technique, the ability to give cues, programing, motivation, and able to handle any situation.

A great coach however, can take all those skills and motivate an athlete to become the highest expression of their strength, power, performance and self.

Our coaches aren’t just good, they’re great and they create great athletes on and off the platform.

Meet The Coaches

Andy Head Coach & Owner


Andrew (Andy) Rajeevan is a national level weightlifter as well as the head coach and owner of RAW Barbell Club. He believes in the art of weightlifting; executing beautiful technique and expressing strength through flawless movement.

You want to get stronger and make your lifts look better? You’ve got t…

missing lifts aka skwaats Kush Coach


One of the best U48 lifters in NSW, Kush is an experienced physiotherapist as well as accomplished weightlifter, hockey player and powerlifter. Super strong, Kush has a deep understanding about how he body works!

Able to translate this knowledge she has been instrumental in our low injury rate as well as our speedy recoveries from the injuries we did have.

For Physiotherapy en…


All of our coaches are licensed by the Australian Weightlifting Federation and are members of the NSW Weightlifting Association.
Our coaches have wide and varied experiences coaching and competing in Olympic Weightlifting, Hockey, Powerlifting, CrossFit and Swimming