Tony Soika is currently the Deputy Vice President of Human Performance for a government contracting company, overseeing 550 strength and conditioning coaches across 10 different Army installations. He is a 30-year veteran of the United States Army and has been a member of the NSCA since 1995. He has held the TSAC-F credential since its inception, has served on the TSAC-F Exam Development Committee since 2011, and serves on the TSAC Report Editorial Review Panel. Tony Soika has a unique background in both the military and strength and conditioning settings. In his military career, he has been on three combat deployments, was at the World Trade Center on 9/11, and was selected by name to serve at the U.S. Army Physical Fitness School where he worked on redesigning the Army Physical Fitness Test and manual. He has served as a strength coach in Division I athletics, and trained athletes at every level from high school to the National Football League (NFL) and National Basketball League (NBA).