• William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist Award
    This prestigious award is given to an individual in recognition of his or her exemplary contributions and breakthroughs in the field of applied exercise and sport science.
  • Online nominations for the William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist Award are open March 1 through March 15 of each year.

    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.

    Dr. Kraemer’s desire was to demonstrate to the world that the NSCA was not only an organization for high-level strength and conditioning coaches, but also one through which the science of strength and conditioning contributes to the fields that utilize strength and conditioning practices. Dr. Kraemer is a well-respected sports scientist whose impact on the NSCA is unmatched.

    The William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist Award is sponsored by Under Armour.

    Congratulations to our 2014 Winner, David Behm, PhD! 

    Past Award Recipients include:

    2013 - Jeffrey Stout, PhD, FNSCA, FACSM

    2012 - Jeffrey M. McBride, PhD, CSCS, FNSCA

    2011 - G. Gregory Haff, PhD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA

    2010 - N. Travis Triplett, PhD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA

    2009 - Lee E. Brown, EdD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA

    2008 - Joan M. Eckerson, PhD, CSCS

    2007 - Jay R. Hoffman, PhD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA

    2006 - Joseph P. Weir, PhD

    2005 - Andrew C. Fry, PhD, CSCS

    2004 - Robert U. Newton, PhD, CSCS

    2003 - Lawrence Weiss, EdD, CSCS,*D

    2002 - Michael Bemben, PhD

    2001 - Jerry Mayhew, PhD

    2000 - Stephen E. Alway, PhD

    1999 - Carl M. Maresh, PhD

    1998 - Terry Housh, PhD, FNSCA

    1997 - Robert S. Staron, PhD

    1996 - Gary Dudley, PhD, CSCS

    1995 - Everett Harman, PhD, CSCS, NSCA-CPT

    1994 - Gary Hunter, PhD

    1993 - John Garhammer, PhD, CSCS, NSCA-CPT

    1992 - William Kraemer, PhD, CSCS

    1991 - Steve Fleck, PhD and Mike Stone, PhD