Mr. Michael Cohen

Mr. Michael Cohen

Title: Instructor
Department: Fine Arts, Humanities and Wellness
Discipline: Health Education
Office: Tiger Arena Rm. 1085
Phone: 912.358.3442
Fax: 912.358.3943
Email: cohenm@savannahstate.edu

Biography

Married with four children. Three time USA Olympian in the sport of weightlifting. Holder of the USA Congressial Gold medal.

Research Interests

I am currently involved in 2 obesity related research projects. I have applied for youth empowerment and defense rehab grants.

Education

MEd, Physical Education - Armstrong Atlantic State University
BS, Physical Education - Armstrong Atlantic State University

Awards & Honors

Name: USA Masters Weightlifting Hall of Fame
Organization: USA Masters Weightlifting Federation
Date: 4/20/2010
I was inducted for winning 10 National titles as a weightlifting competitor.

Name: Head Coach 2004 Olympic Team
Organization: US Olympic Committee
Date: 9/1/2004
I was named the Head Women's Coach for the 2004 Olympic weightlifting team in Athens, Greece.

Name: USA Weightlifting Hall of Fame
Organization: USA Weighlifting Federation
Date: 11/1/2001
I was inducted into the USA Weightlifting HAll of Fame for my accomplishments as an athlete and as a National Coach.

Name: Head Coach 2000 Olympic Weightlifting Team
Organization: US Olympic Committee
Date: 9/1/2000
I was named the Women's Head Olympic Coach for the 2000 Sydney Summer Olympic Games

Name: Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame
Organization: Savannah Sports Council
Date: 5/1/1991
I was inducted into the Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame for my achievements in the sport of weightlifting.

Name: Member of 1980 US Olympic Team
Organization: US Olympic Committee
Date: 7/20/1980
I was a member of the 1980 Olympic weightlifting team and received the Congressional gold medal for the 1980 Olympic boycott.

Name: Eagle Scout
Organization: Boy Scouts of America
Date: 12/1/1973
I attained the highest level of scouting, Eagle Scout.

Publications

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