Who is the NSCA?

Founded in 1978, The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is a nonprofit association dedicated to advancing the strength and conditioning and related sport science professions around the world.

The NSCA exists to empower a community of professionals to maximize their impact through disseminating evidence-based knowledge and its practical application by offering industry-leading certifications, research journals, career development services, networking opportunities, and continuing education. The NSCA community is composed of more than 60,000 members and certified professionals throughout the world who further industry standards as researchers, educators, strength and conditioning coaches, performance and sport scientists, personal trainers, tactical professionals, and other related roles.

Work at the NSCA

The NSCA is supported by a staff of 45+ employees. We serve 60,000+ members and certified professionals around the globe with education, certification, products and services to help elevate strength and conditioning both as a practice and a profession. Come join our team!

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NSCA Leadership

Leadership - Board of Directors

The NSCA brings together a diverse group of professionals from the sport science, athletic, allied health, and fitness industries. Our initiatives are governed by a board of nine directors, managed by an executive director, and carried out by headquarter staff and volunteers.

NSCA Executive Team

The National Strength and Conditioning Association is led by an executive team with backgrounds and expertise both within strength and conditioning and in other professional communities.


Bylaws, Codes, Policies, and Procedure. Board Minutes

News & Media

The NSCA has an active voice in the communication of news and developments in the field of strength and conditioning and welcomes media inquiries and interview requests. For more information, journal article requests, or to be added to the NSCA press distribution list, contact our Media Relations Manager.

Stay up-to-date on the latest announcements from the NSCA by browsing our press releases.
Browse the press releases archives to find past announcements and press releases.
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