Who We Are
(American Strongman Corp.) organizations. The NAS was formed in 1997 while the ASC was formed in 2004. In order to bridge that gap, Strongman Corporation was formed to merge both divisions.
The American Strongman Corporation (ASC) is the sole sanctioning and governing body for the sport of professional strongman in the United States. ASC provides American athletes with yearly opportunities by promoting several professional strongman contests across the country. We have fostered relationships with strongman organizations worldwide since 2001, and the NAS and ASC has grown to include over 44 affiliates nationally as well as 26 affiliates internationally. At Strongman Corporation, we cover everything Strongman related by promoting upcoming events as well as promoting events around the world by providing up-to-date results, promotions, and photos.
Our goal is to provide quality Strongman competitions for the public while ensuring equal treatment for the competitors. We do all that we can to make sure our athletes have plenty of opportunities to use their memberships by regularly updating them with a list of current competitions.
We are committed to being the leading Strongman sanctioned group by setting the bar for our competitors as well as promoting sanctioned Strongman contests.
We will always honor our promise to provide members with reliable and genuine information on our latest competitions
The Strongman Team
CEO and President
Dione, is CEO/President of North American Strongman, Inc. and the American Strongman Corporation (ASC) which she founded in 2004. She is a passionate leader with first class communication skills and a long track record of successful management. Dione oversees the day to day operations of Strongman Corporation for both amateurs and professionals including, but not limited to, planning, selling, and executing events. Dione has fostered relationships with strongman organizations worldwide and has travelled to all corners of the world as an ambassador for the sport.
Since 2001, the NAS and ASC (AKA Strongman Corporation) has grown to include over 44 affiliates nationwide and over 26 affiliates internationally. Dione is a former record holding power lifter, national champion strongwoman, and was a division 1 track athlete; therefore she is no stranger to the rigors of competition. She holds three degrees in accounting, nursing, education, and has a master’s in adolescent counselling. While heading Strongman Corporation, Dione is keenly occupied with her three children as well as her local community.
S. Patrick Rodgers
ASC Assistant Director
Patrick, born and raised in Martinsville, a small town in southwest Virginia, has worked as a construction manager with the Virginia department of transportation in 1993. Patrick began his strength training career while serving in the United States Marine Corp in 1989. He is a Gulf War Combat Veteran and later entered the world of Strongman in 1998 where he began competing. In 1999, he started promoting Strongman shows and even served as a state chair for several years. He was awarded State Chair of the Year in 2009 because of his knowledge of Strongman, event promotion, and his organizational skills. Patrick has become a vital part of the Strongman team and serves as the Strongman Corporation’s assistant director. His contributions to Strongman Corporation and the running of its many successful shows have helped make Strongman Corporation the best Strongman Organization in the world. He has been married since 1998 to the lovely Careen and they have one daughter together.
John “Sarge” Allen
Athlete Liaison and Expeditor
Sarge, a United States Marine, also serves as the Strongman Corporation chairperson for the Northwest Region. Sarge has been with the Strongman Corporation team as a promoter, motivator, and coach since 2006. John is fortunate enough to have coached numerous champions. He has coached many athletes that went on their way to winning multiple national titles as well as international titles. John is an expert in encouraging participants to gain and develop skills, knowledge, and techniques by ensuring that his participants train at highest levels of performance.
Event Information Manager and Event Scorekeeper
Sarah, a former NPC Figure Competitor who also served with the United States Air Force has been with the Strongman Corporation family for many years. She also serves as the Strongman Corporations state chair for Colorado. She is a well-educated manager who shows great knowledge when it comes to delivering on-time events within budget, and she has the capability to not only multitask, but also exceed any and all expectations.