Awards

NSCA members nominate individuals who have made great contributions to the strength and conditioning industry.

Annual Awards - TSAC-Facilitators

TSAC-Facilitator of the Year

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The TSAC-Facilitator of the Year Award honors those that have made noteworthy contributions to the tactical field of strength and conditioning. The NSCA thanks its award sponsor, MusclePharm.

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Annual Awards - Personal Trainers

Personal Trainer of the Year

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The Personal Trainer of the Year Award recognizes an NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT) for exemplary service to the advancement of the personal training industry. The NSCA thanks its award sponsor, EAS Sports Nutrition. 

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Annual Awards - Coaches

Professional Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year

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The Professional Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year is awarded to a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist® (CSCS) with RSCC distinction for their dedication to improving performance of athletes with safe and effective science-based programs. The NSCA thanks its award sponsor, EAS Sports Nutrition.

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College Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year

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The College Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year Award is given to an outstanding Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist® (CSCS) with RSCC distinction to recognize their dedication to improving athletic performance with safe and effective science-based programs. The NSCA thanks its award sponsor, EAS Sports Nutrition.

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Assistant College Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year

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The Assistant College Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year Award is given to an outstanding Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist® (CSCS) with RSCC distinction who has demonstrated dedication to improving athletic performance at the college level. The NSCA thanks its award sponsor, EAS Sports Nutrition.

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High School Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year

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The High School Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year Award is awarded to a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist® (CSCS) with RSCC distinction who has demonstrated excellence the the field of high school strength and conditioning. The NSCA thanks its award sponsor, EAS Sports Nutrition

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Annual Awards - Researchers and Educators

Educator of the Year

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The Educator of the Year Award is presented to an educator who has made noteworthy contributions to education and clinical application of strength training and conditioning. The NSCA thanks its award sponsor, Dymatize.

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Nutritional Research Award

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The Nutritional Research Award is given annually to recognize a nutritionist for their breakthroughs and contributions in field of nutritional research for athletes. The NSCA thanks its award sponsor, GNC.

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Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation Specialist

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The Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation Specialist Award is given to an athletic trainer who is a current Member of the NSCA and whose work and contributions have significantly impacted the field of sports medicine or rehabilitation for athletes. The NSCA thanks its award sponsor, EAS Sports Nutrition.

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Terry J. Housh Outstanding Young Investigator Award

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The Terry J. Housh Outstanding Young Investigator Award is given in recognition of a researcher who has been in the field for seven years or less. The NSCA thanks its award sponsor, GNC.

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William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist Award

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Recipients of the William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist Award are recognized for exemplary contributions and breakthroughs in the field of applied exercise and sport science. The NSCA thanks its award sponsor, Under Armour.

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