SC Referees and Support Staff  This page is still being updated.
If you are interested in becoming a referee reach out to us via message on the Contact tab. As long as you are 18 yrs or older, have been a member of USA Powerlifting for more than a year and are in good standings you qualify to take the test.  It is an online open book test that is timed. Once you pass that you will sit with a National referee to take the practical.

 

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- Robert (B.J.) Faas (State Co-Chair) Involved in USA Powerlifting since 2013
- National Referee
- Website
- USA Powerlifting Club Coach

- Meet Director -  High School Barbell Bash, Words Have Weight, Palmetto
  Classic, SC State Championship 
(Past Meet) Beach Bar Bash,
   2023 USA Powerlifting High School Nationals, 
Co-Director - Battle On The
  Border (With Jen Thompson and Nick Hammer)
- From - Summerville, SC
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- Heather Faas (State Co-Chair) Member of USA Powerlifting since 2013
- USA Powerlifting Women's Committee Chair
- USA Powerlifting Executive Committee Person

- National Referee
- National Competitor / Arnold 
Competitor
- Announcer
- Social Media
- USA Powerlifting Club Coach

- Co-Director - High School Barbell Bash, Words Have Weight, Palmetto Classic,
   Ladies of Steel, SC State   Championship, (Past Meet) Beach Bar Bash
   2023 USA Powerlifting HS Nationals, Co-Director - Battle On The Border (With
  Jen Thompson and Nick Hammer)
- From - Summerville, SC
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- Shawn Watts - Member of USA Powerlifting since 2015
- National Referee
- Announcer
- Competitor
- Competition Photographer
- From - Charleston, SC
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- Liza Conrad - Member of USA Powerlifting since 2018
- National Referee
- Social Media
- Announcer 

- Competitor
- Co-director Ladies Of Steel
- From - Summerville, SC
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- Leah Smith - Member of USA Powerlifting since 2018 
- State Referee
- Competitor
- From - Columbia, SC
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- Cooper Ivey - Member of USA Powerlifting since 2020
- State Referee
- Competitor
- From - Columbia, SC
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- Tara Taylor- Member of USA Powerlifting since 2019  
- State Referee
- Competitor
- From - Myrtle Beach, SC

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- Marshall Powell - Member of USA Powerlifting since 2018
- State Referee
- Competitor

- Meet Director / Co-Director - Upstate Classic, Carolina Primetime,
   Upstate Novice
 Open
- From - Greer, SC
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- Megan Powell - Member of USA Powerlifting since 2019
- State Referee
- Competitor - Raw / Equipped
- Meet Director / Co-Director - Upstate Classic, Carolina Primetime,
   Upstate Novice Open, Next Gen Classic

- From - Greer, SC
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- Brenton Fleming- Member of USA Powerlifting since 2018
- State Referee
- National Competitor
- Meet Co-Director - Next Gen Classic

- From - Greer, SC
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- Michael Lestingi - Member of USA Powerlifting since 2018
- State Referee
- Competitor
- From - Myrtle Beach, SC
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- Cameron West - Member of USA Powerlifting since 2020
- State Referee
- Competitor
- From - Summerville, SC
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- Alex Pavlunenko - Member of USA Powerlifting since 2020
- State Referee
- Competitor
- From - Summerville, SC
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- Santuan Stanley - Member of USA Powerlifting since 2016
- State Referee
- Competitor
- From - Myrtle Beach, SC
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- Kieonna Peake - Member of USA Powerlifting since 2019
- State Referee
- National Competitor
- From - Greenville, SC
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- Devin Gordon - Member of USA Powerlifting since 2017
- State Referee
- Competitor
- From - Greenville, SC
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- Logan Stern - Member of USA Powerlifting since 2021
- State Referee
- National collegiate Competitor
- From - Goose Creek, SC
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- Austin Shipp - Member of USA Powerlifting since 2018
- State Referee
- Competitor
- From - Greenville, SC
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- Greg Simmons - Member of USA Powerlifting since 2017
- State Referee
- National Masters Competitor
- From - Charleston, SC

 
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- Jon Mouzon  (Retired from Powerlifting)
- Previous State Chair and meet Director (Pre-2018)
- Worlds & National Competitor
- From - Greenville, SC
 
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- Kevin Locklear   (Retired from Powerlifting)
- Meet Director Palmetto Classic (Pre-2018)
- Worlds & National Competitor
- From - Goose Creek, SC

 
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- Barry Rickards   (Retired from Powerlifting)
- National Referee
- Former Meet Director -  SC State Championship (Pre 2018)
- Master 4 Competitor
- From - Goose Creek, SC
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- Karen Naegel - Member of USA Powerlifting since 2017
- State Referee
- Meet Director - 2020 Upstate Classic 
- Competitor
- USA Powerlifting Club Coach

- From - Greenville, SC
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- Matt Naegel - Member of USA Powerlifting since 2018
- State Referee
- Competitor
- Announcer

- From - Greenville, SC
 
- Scott Case   (Retired from Powerlifting)
- State Referee - Former National Referee
- Former Competitor
 
- Orlando McGriff  (Inactive) - Member of USA Powerlifting since 2015
- State Referee 
- Competitor
- From - Lancaster, SC
 
- James Chantler   (Inactive)
- National Referee 
- World Masters Equipped Competitor
 
 
- John Demchak 
- National Referee 
- National Competitor
 
- Cortni Davis   (Inactive) - Member of USA Powerlifting since 2015
- State Referee 
- Competitor
- From - Pickens, SC
 
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- Justin Davis   (Inactive) - Member of USA Powerlifting since 2015
- State Referee 
- National Competitor
- From - Pickens, SC