Annual Awards

Personal Trainer of the Year

A recipient is recognized for excellence in service to the advancement of the personal training industry and the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Current CSCS certification or NSCA-CPT is required. The Personal Trainer of the Year Award is sponsored by EAS Sports Nutrition.



Voting is now closed! 

Thank you for taking the time to vote. Voting is now closed and we will be presenting the awards to our much deserving recipients during National Conference. The awards ceremony will be held on Friday, July 11, 2014, from 6:30 pm-9:00 pm in the Champagne Ball Room at the Paris Hotel. 

We look forward to seeing you there!

More Information 

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, Chat Williams, MS, CSCS,*D, CSPS, NSCA-CPT,*D, FNSCA! 

Chat Williams

Past Award Recipients Include: 

2012 - Robert C. Linkul, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT

2011 - Brad Schoenfeld, CSCS, NSCA-CPT

2009 - Mark Nutting, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D

2008 - Benjamin Greenfield, MS, CSCS, NSCA-CPT

2007 - Jeffrey Segal, CSCS, NSCA-CPT

2006 - Michael Yu Seril, MS, NSCA-CPT

2005 - Michael Ranieri, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D

2004 - Maria Teresa Mendizabal, NSCA-CPT,*D

2003 - Gina Lombardi, NSCA-CPT,*D

2002 - Patrick Hagerman, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D

2001 - Anthony A. Abbott, EdD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D

2000 - J. Henry Drought, MS, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D

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