The Personal Trainers Special Interest Group selects the recipient of the annual Personal Trainer of the Year Award. 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.
Know of a deserving individual? Award Nominations are March 1-15.
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, Chat Williams, MS, CSCS, D, CSPS, NSCA-CPTD, FNSCA!
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