NSCA Performance Center

The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Headquarters features a 6,000 square foot state-of-the-art Performance Center designed specifically to train athletes — from youth and novice to tactical and elite. The NSCA Performance Center serves as a proving ground for the testing and application of scientific principles optimizing sport performance, and offers group training services for individuals and teams.

Performance Center Membership

Take your training to the next level with an NSCA Performance Center Membership. Gain hands-on guidance from professionals and top-notch assistance in achieving your health, fitness, and performance goals. Take advantage of small group and team training in a top-notch facility. Our elite training staff is here to keep you strong, healthy, and injury free. Membership and pricing information is subject to change. We offer group, military, police, and fire discounts.

The NSCA Performance Center is currently closed with no ETA to reopen to the public.  For more information, please send us an email.

Pursue an NSCA Assistantship

Are you a young professional looking to further your career? The NSCA offers five assistantships each year to qualified candidates. You have the opportunity to work closely with an experienced coach with RSCC distinction and earn a stipend.

Intern at the NSCA Performance Center

Interested in working at the NSCA? As a Performance Center intern, you gain valuable hands-on experience in a one-of-a-kind setting. We offer three strength and conditioning internships three times per year to qualified candidates.

What We Do

We’re more than your average gym.

  We offer comprehensive performance enhancement training to club and university athletics programs, professional organizations, private corporations, tactical athletes, and fitness enthusiasts.

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists on staff will help you reach all of your fitness and training goals. The Performance Center features Hammer Strength Power Racks (and other equipment), Eleiko Competition, Sport Training and Powerlifting barbells, plates, and dumbbells from 5-100 lbs; 10 Olympic Weightlifting platforms, Woodway treadmills, VersaClimbers, Technogym Skill Mills and (upper body) Ergometer, Assault Bikes, LIfefitness LifeCycle GX bikes, and Concept 2 rowers. On sunny Colorado days (which is over 300 days per year!), we'll make sure we take your workout outside to our 3,600-square-foot turf field to use our TRX/Sorinex Training Locker featuring a variety of equipment such as weights/barbells, medicine balls, kettlebells, sleds, prowlers, battle ropes, and much more! Every athlete undergoes testing and assessments which allow us to track your improvements in strength, speed, agility, flexibility, aerobic and anaerobic conditioning, and power.

To provide our athletes and members the best experience we also offer Functional Movement Screen Assessments, Skydex body fat analysis, and many other performance tests to establish baseline levels, and track progress, . And on top of all that, you'll always have a dedicated strength coach to keep you on track and push you to perform your best.

Who We Train


The Performance Center staff has experience working with athletes training for youth baseball all the way to the Olympic Games. Athletes, sport coaches, strength and conditioning coaches, athletic trainers, and administrators may utilize our services which range from small group-based training, assessments, injury preventions, and programming.  And various types of training including; Off-season, in-season, linear and lateral speed training, agility and footwork training and power and plyometrics training.


The Tactical Strength and Conditioning (TSAC) program is designed specifically for operators and facilitators who train military, law enforcement, fire, and first responder groups. The TSAC program is designed to optimize mission and job performance by combining cutting-edge research, proven training methods and field experience to reduce injury risks while increasing strength, power, speed, agility, and aerobic and anaerobic fitness. The TSAC program focuses on injury management and prevention and preparation for physical tests, specialized units, and advanced selection courses.

General Population and Fitness Enthusiasts

You don’t have to be working toward a national championship to receive top-notch training. We welcome fitness enthusiasts of all varieties training to achieve a goal—whether it’s finishing your first marathon or simply improving your fitness level. Let our certified coaches and trainers help you with strength training technique, weightlifting (sport) technique, pre- and post-training assessments, weight loss, Cardiovascular conditioning (including race training preparation), balance and coordination, and flexibility and mobility training.

Performance Center Safety

The NSCA has put into place a number of safety policies at its Performance Center. The following resources can be used by strength and conditioning coaches for facility safety, risk management, and liability.

The NSCA provides these safety forms as guidance for strength and conditioning coaches.

Coaching Professional-Standards and Guidelines (PDF)

NSCA Performance Center Policies and Procedures (DOC)

NSCA Performance Center Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation (PDF)

NSCA Performance Center Registration Form (PDF)

NSCA Waiver (PDF)   

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