Hope comes to the team from Northeast Georgia. She has over 20 years of experience in Olympic Style Weightlifting, where she has competed for Team USA at five world championships. Hope graduated with her Master's degree in Exercise Science at Northern Michigan University and was the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Rabun Gap Nacoochee School in Rabun Gap Georgia prior to moving to Bozeman this summer.<br /> Hope has worked with a variety of athletes through various college internships and other work experiences. She has a Level-1 USAW Coaching Certification and is currently working on getting her Personal Training Certification through NASM. When Hope is not in the gym, you can find her outside on trails with her husband and puppy, hiking and exploring the Montana mountains.