Annual Awards

William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist Award

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. Bill Kraemer is a well-respected sports scientist whose impact on the NSCA is unmatched.

Award Nominations closed March 16.

Nominations are accepted online between March 1-15 of each year for the High School Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year, William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist, Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation Specialist, Personal Trainer, Nutritional Research, Educator of the Year and Terry J. Housh Young Investigator award. Voting will be online between May 1-15. These awards are presented at the July National Conference.

Nominations are accepted online between September 1-15 of each year for the Professional, College and College Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year Awards. Note: Nominees must hold the RSCC distinction. Voting will be online between November 1-15. These awards are presented at the January Coaches Conference. 

Congratulations to our 2013 Winner, Jeffrey Stout, PhD, FNSCA, FACSM!

Jeffrey Stout

Past Award Recipients Include: 

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

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