At the core of our coaching philosophy is a relentless commitment to guide athletes towards unlocking their fullest potential. We understand that every individual is unique, both in their aspirations and physical capabilities. Our mission at Rose Gold Athletics is to provide expert guidance and a personalized approach to training, tailored to the specific needs and goals of each athlete. We prioritize not just the numbers on the barbell, but the quality of movement and the holistic development of strength.

Our vision extends far beyond the weight room. We aspire to be a steadfast source of support for athletes throughout their journey in all seasons of life. We aim to foster a vibrant and inclusive community of competitors who celebrate diversity and uphold unwavering integrity in their pursuit of excellence. Our vision is not just about lifting weights; it's about elevating individuals to be their best selves, both on and off the platform.

Equally important, we are dedicated to supporting those who are on the path to recovery, post-rehabilitation. We understand the challenges that come with returning to sport after injury, and our coaching philosophy includes a compassionate and knowledgeable approach to help these athletes regain their strength, confidence, and competitive edge. In sum, our training philosophy revolves around personalized, holistic, and compassionate coaching.

We don't just lift weights; we elevate individuals, nurturing their physical and mental resilience, and fostering a community that values diversity and integrity above all else. Together, we strive for greatness, one lift at a time.


Amanda Rose Lind is a seasoned coach with a wealth of experience dating back to 2010. She is a certified USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach and serves as an Assistant Coach for USAW Level 1 and 2 certification courses. She plays a pivotal role in shaping the next generation of coaches, imparting her knowledge and passion for the sport.

In 2019, Amanda took her commitment to weightlifting to the next level by founding Rose Gold Athletics, a competitive USAW Barbell team. The team proudly boasts a diverse roster of local athletes in the DMV area and remote athletes in the mid-Atlantic region, united by a shared dedication to the sport and a pursuit of excellence.

Amanda's expertise extends beyond weightlifting, as she specializes in injury prevention and return to sport training. Her comprehensive approach to coaching is evident in her work with athletes from a wide range of backgrounds and sporting disciplines. However, her impact doesn't stop there; she is equally passionate about helping non-competitive clients regain their strength and mobility after surgeries or physical therapy. She collaborates closely with various healthcare professionals, including physical therapists, chiropractors, and doctors in the local area, to ensure that her clients receive the most effective training plan that is tailored to their unique needs and goals.

Amanda's dedication to coaching, her extensive qualifications, and her commitment to her athletes make her a trusted and invaluable resource for both competitive athletes and individuals on their journey to recovery and improved fitness. Her passion for weightlifting and unwavering commitment to her clients' success define her as a remarkable coach and mentor in the fitness community.