Paul Rucci


Head Powerlifting Coach

APU WA Meet Director

APU WA State Team Coach

Paul is a co-owner and Director at Rucci’s Gym. He is an experienced Powerlifter and has held National GPC records for his age and weight category.

Paul has a passion for competitive sport and was a soccer athlete in his younger years representing Western Australia.

Paul is a Head Powerlifting Coach at Rucci’s Gym and always strives for technical excellence with his athletes. He has an analytical approach to training, programming and competing.

Paul is also responsible for our Sports Development athletes and has worked with a range of team and individual sports athletes. He was very proud to be able to help a younger athlete achieve his dream of playing international soccer, who was recently signed by Reading Football Club in the UK with a full schooling scholarship.

Paul is a coach who understands the grind and that sports mastery takes years of practice and beating on your craft.

Paul has a Bachelor of Engineering and is currently studying a Degree in Exercise and Sports Science at Edith Cowan University.

Exercise & Sports Science Australia – ESSA #15778

Australian Strength & Conditioning Association – ASCA #8769