USPA Hall of Fame

Criteria to be inducted into the Powerlifting Hall of Fame

A list of items in which the order does not explicitly matter.

Hall of Fame Committee

2004

Induction Date: March 27, 2004 (Los Alamitos, CA)

There were 27 inducted during California State meet with special tributes to Pat Casey, George Frenn, and Bill Peanuts West.

Tom Eldridge

Danni Hartmann Eldridge

Bill “Peanuts” West

Shirley Patterson

Natalie Kahn

Enrique Hernandez

Vicki Gagne Hembree

Robert Cortes

Bill Cavalier

Dave Shaw

Terry McCormick

Gordon Santee

Bud Ravenscroft

Tom Overholtzer

Bob Packer

Jim Lem

Mike Lambert

Bill Hartmann

Fran Haley

Don Haley

Richard Woods

Larry Kidney

George Frenn

Kevin Fisher

Roger Estep

Bill Ennis

Pat Casey

2005

Induction Date: March 19, 2005 (Los Alamitos, CA)​

There were 7 inducted during California State meet with special tribute to the Zuver’s Power Team of Costa Mesa.

Jim Waters

Jack Hughes

Bill Witting

Len Ingro

Willie Kindred

Louie Hernandez

Rudy Lozano

2006

There were 8 inducted during San Jose Open meet with special tribute to the International Power Team of San Francisco.

Randy Yamada

Elk Grove

Bob Taketa

Sacramento

Rich Tsutsui

San Jose

Rick Cirigliano

Burlingame

Christine Sorenson

Nevada City

Manny Burruel

Artois

Dave Van Brocklin

Pleasant Hill

Scott Roberts

Superior, CO

2008

Induction Date: March 29, 2008 (Los Alamitos, CA)

There were 6 inducted during California State meet with special tribute to the Bakersfield Powerlifters.

Bob Wieland

Pete Wilson

Kevin Meskew

Sam Samaniego

Steve Foster

Kent Bush

2010

Induction Date: March 29, 2010 (Venice Beach, CA)

There were 7 inducted during Military Nationals with special tribute to the Atlantis Power Team of Whittier.

Jim Grudzien

Bob Strange

Robbie Roberts

Ted Hamner

Rick Van Unen

Glen Maur

Danny McDermott

2012

Induction Date: July 1, 2012(Costa Mesa, CA)

There were 7 inducted during the 2012 USPA Nationals.

Ken Wheeler

Jim Merlino

Gary Hunnicutt

Chuck LaMantia

Brian Meek

Bud Mucci

Avange Keresey

2013

Induction Date: March 17, 2013 (Corona, CA)

There were 2 inducted during the California State meet.

George Zangas

Marvin Phillips

2014

Lee Moran

Danny Bullard

Lisa Wheeler

Ron Scott

Joe Bernazanni

Joe Di Marco

2015

Induction Date: November 14, 2015 (Las Vegas, NV)

There was one USPA member inducted during the 2015 IPL Worlds.

Liz Freel

2016

Induction Date: December 30, 2016

There were eight inducted to the USPA Hall of Fame. Congratulations on your achievements!

Wayne Jandoc

Steve Goggins

Scott Layman

Roy Taylor

Paul Sutphin

Keith Kanemoto

Bruce Takala

Alan Aerts

2018

There were seven inducted to the USPA Hall of Fame. Congratulations on your achievements!

Roy Eriksen

Howard Myers

Ellen Stein

April Shumaker

Joe Walden

Dan Martin

Tom Miller