Meet the Coaches

David- Operator/Coach

Originally from Washington state, David and wife Leah, moved to Kauai in 2013, and fell in love with the island. David has always been interested in fitness, with experience as an ISSA Personal trainer, Crossfit L1, with Weightlifting and Mobility certification. He has a passion and keen, developed eye for weightlifting. David became a USAW Performance Coach and the AAW Club Coach. He is looking forward to exposing, and teaching more people the sport of Olympic style Weightlifting and making Kauai stronger.


Coach Mac

Co-owner/Remote Coach

Mac began Olympic Weightlifting in 2008, in Illinois, with athletes from North Central College. In 2009, Mac joined Crossfit Will County and trained with Kyle Cook at Fox Valley Weightlifting Club. From 2012-2015, he coached and ran the Olympic Weightlifting program at Crossfit Kona. He has helped introduce many people to the Olympic lifts, improve their technique, and achieve personal goals.


Olympic Weightlifting



Due to Covid-19, our Group Classes are on hold. We are tentetively planning on restarting classes as early as possible next year (2021). Stay tuned!

We do offer 1on1 and small group sessions with all of our coaches, as it's easier to maintain social distancing etc. 

Personal Training

Do you have a busy schedule and cannot make class times? Do you prefer a one on one experience?
Not a problem!
Contact us about a personal training opportunities.


Open Gym:

5am-10pm Monday - Friday

7am-7pm Saturday and Sunday

Visitors: For the sake of our members safety and peace of mind, we aren't allowing any off island drop ins at this time. 



$20 - Daily Drop-in

$40 - Drop-in + T-Shirt

$60 - 1 Week Open Gym 

$80 - 2 Week Open Gym 

Our drop-in passes will also give you access to Kauai Athletic Club and all of their amenities

Private Sessions

$100 - Introduction to Weightlifting Course (2 Session Package)

$75 - Single Session

$40/person - Small Group Session

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Altius Athletics

(425) 327-7410

5611 Kawaihau Kapaa, HI United States 96746

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