My Team

Mika Tiainen

Mika Tiainen

Main Coach

Mika has been my main coach for 6 years. He is responsible for the big picture, the basis of my training cycle. He is also in close contact with my doctors and other coaches to be in touch with my condition at all times. He is the former head coach of the Finnish Weightlifting Federation.

Antti Akonniemi

Antti Akonniemi

Functional training and motor control

Antti is a crossfit coach, and knows everything about it. He also built my upper back, which didn't exist two years ago.

Miska Viiri

Miska Viiri

Speed training

With Miska I do a lot of my sprints, jumps and dexterity training.

Vilho Ahola

Vilho Ahola

Phyiscian, recovery

Miska is my doctor, who controls my training and recovery balance. He is also responsible for my nutrition, especially before competitions when I have to lose weight without losing strength.

Mikko Virtala

Mikko Virtala

Physiotherapist

Mikko works at SUHK, but is also involved in several other projects. Many weightlifters in Helsinki trust Mikko's insights and views. Mikko reviews a lot of my lifts with my coaches, so they can point out problematic areas and solve them.

Jimmy Taivaloja

Jimmy Taivaloja

Chiropractics and manual therapy

Jukka Karjalainen

Jukka Karjalainen

Chiropractics and manual therapy

Essi Viitikko

Essi Viitikko

Masseur

Harri Halme

Harri Halme

Manager

Rovaniemen Reipas

Rovaniemen Reipas

Team