Annual Awards

Educator of the Year Award

This award is given to an educator who has made noteworthy contributions to the teaching and clinical application in the field of strength training and conditioning. This recipient meets all requirements of leadership and contribution to the education of general strength training and conditioning, exercise and sport science, and enhancement of the discipline with the NSCA.

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, Jared Coburn, PhD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA, FACSM! 

CoburnPast Award Recipients Include:

2012 - Michael A. Martino, PhD, CSCS

2010 - Lee E. Brown, EdD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA

2009 - Jose Antonio, PhD, CSCS, FNSCA

2008 - Margaret T. Jones, PhD, CSCS,*D

2007 - Ellyn M. Robinson, DPE, CSCS,*D

2006 - Terry Housh, PhD, FNSCA

2005 - David R. Pearson, PhD, CSCS,*D

2004 - Mike Greenwood, PhD, CSCS,*D

2003 - Jay R. Hoffman, PhD, CSCS,*D, RSCC*D

2002 - William J. Kraemer, PhD, CSCS

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