Vinh Nguyen

Vinh, the founder and director of Ascension Strength, is deeply passionate about health and performance, having immersed himself in the fitness industry since 2019. As an athlete, his powerlifting career spans various federations, including National level and invitational competitions, demonstrating his understanding of the nuances of powerlifting and the pursuit of greater challenges.

Vinh's academic background includes a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from Curtin University (2018) and a Master of Exercise Science (Strength & Conditioning) from Edith Cowan University (2020). Despite completing his formal education, he remains dedicated to continuous learning to coach his athletes to the best of his ability.

Vinh's coaching philosophy revolves around creating a program based on individual responses to the training stimulus.

Vinh established Ascension Strength not only to support individuals on their path to better health and improved performance but also to mentor and nurture the growth of aspiring coaches as they advance in their careers.

Bryan Huynh

Passion, dedication, and “big bench” – these are the defining characteristics of Bryan Huynh, a 20-year-old exercise science student who is embarking on an exciting journey as an Intern Powerlifting Coach at Ascension Strength. Bryan's story is one of youth, ambition, and a burning desire to inspire the next generation of Powerlifters.

Bryan's journey into the world of Powerlifting may have begun less than two years ago, but his meteoric rise is nothing short of remarkable. Bryan Huynh has made a name for himself within the local Powerlifting community here in Western Australia as he has already made significant strides toward becoming one of the best Junior Powerlifters in WA.

At Ascension Strength, Bryan eagerly anticipates immersing himself in the realm of Powerlifting, this time as a coach. Driven by his deep passion for the sport, he is poised to embark on a transformative journey to become an accomplished Powerlifting Coach.

Darwin Suteerawanit

Darwin is a seasoned veteran of the sport. From going to National Championships at the age of 17 to now competing at the Elite and Pro level, he has over 11 years of competition experience under his belt.

Darwin is fueled by a strong passion for both competing and coaching, and he is dedicated to advancing his knowledge through the Internship Curriculum at Ascension Strength as he strives to achieve his goal of becoming a highly accomplished Powerlifting Coach. We are thrilled to welcome Darwin to our team, where he is fully prepared to assist you in unlocking your true potential.