Tom Sroka is the owner and head weightlifting coach at The Strength Agenda, a Sports Performance and Weightlifting training center based in Elmhurst, IL. He graduated from Aurora University in 2010 with degrees in Exercise Science, Physical Education, and Health Education. On top of running The Strength Agenda, he's also a grade school PE Teacher at Immaculate Conception Grade School, as well as the Strength and Conditioning coach for the Elmhurst Rugby Club and Immaculate Conception Catholic Prep Wrestling team. As an athlete Tom is a 3x NCAA All-American in the shotput, 2013 American Open Gold Medalist in the 105+kg as a part of Team MDUSA Weightlifting, drafted by the New York Rhinos of the NPGL in 2016, 2-time World Team member (2017, 2018) for MAS Wrestling USA, and just finished his first season on the professional circuit in the Highland Games. As a coach, Tom was a throws coach at North Central College coaching 2 All-Americans, 5 National qualifiers, and helping the men's team win back to back national championships in 2011 and 2012. As a coach in USA Weightlifting, he's a National Level Coach working with athletes ranging from ages 10 to 70 years old of various skills and ability levels. This year alone the weightlifting team (Team SAW) had four lifters compete at Senior Nationals, 6 Masters Nationals Medalists (4 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze), 5 Matsers World Championships Medalists (4 Golds, 1 Silver), and 12 athletes qualify for the American Open Final. Tom's goal is to help athletes get stronger while moving proficiently and has helped 1,000's of athletes do just that in the last 8 years.