NSCA Announces New President-Elect to Oversee Ambitious Goals

Feb 24, 2012 - COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Members of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) have elected a new president-elect and selected new members of the NSCA Board of Directors to supervise approved strategic goals that will expand both the organization’s vision and authority in the world of strength and conditioning.

Steven J. Fleck, PhD, CSCS, FNSCA, has been elected as the new president-elect. Fleck is Professor and Chair of the Sport Science Department at Colorado College. He is also the former Program Director of the Physical Conditioning Program for the U.S. Olympic Committee. During his career, Fleck has designed programs for celebrities interested in general health and fitness, as well as Olympic athletes in a wide variety of sports. Further, he has authored numerous peer reviewed research articles and books as well as practitioner-focused articles in the area of resistance training.

Dr. Fleck’s first day as Board President will commence after the opening ceremonies at NSCA’s annual conference this July. During his term, Fleck will oversee the accomplishment of several strategic goals including the launch of new certifications for tactical strength and conditioning trainers and the Certified Special Populations Specialist (CSPS). “On behalf of the staff of the NSCA, I welcome Dr. Steve Fleck to the position of Board President-elect,” states Dr. Alan Kinniburgh, NSCA’s Executive Director, “We look forward to working with him and the entire Board of Directors to enhance our member’s experience and benefits.”

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About the National Strength & Conditioning Association

The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is an international nonprofit educational association founded in 1978. Evolving from a membership of 76, the association now serves nearly 30,000 members in 52 countries. Drawing upon its vast network of members, the NSCA develops and presents the most advanced information regarding strength training and conditioning practices, injury prevention, and research findings.

Unlike any other organization, the NSCA brings together a diverse group of professionals from the sport science, athletic, allied health, and fitness industries. These individuals are all in pursuit of achieving a common goal—the utilization of proper strength training and conditioning to improve athletic performance and fitness.

Central to its mission, the NSCA provides a bridge between the scientist in the laboratory and the practitioner in the field. By working to find practical applications for new research findings in the strength and conditioning field, the association fosters the development of strength training and conditioning as a discipline and as a profession.

Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the NSCA serves as a valuable resource for its members, the fitness industry, general public, and the media. The association provides a wide variety of resources and opportunities designed to strengthen, build, advance, and unify. 

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