Northwest Regional Conference

Learn, participate and network with colleagues while earning CEUs. Hosted by the state/provincial directors and regional coordinators, this local event brings cutting-edge research and application to your backyard.

August 16 - 17, 2019 | Portland, OR | 1.3 CEUs Category A


Northwest Regional Conference - August 16-17, 2019

Concordia University
2811 NE Holman St
Portland, OR 97211


Hosted by:
Catherine King, MS, CSCS, NSCA-CPT

The registration and NSCA NW Regional event will take place in the lobby of the George R. White (GRW) Library & Learning Center (#19 on the map); the address for the GRW is 2800 NE Liberty Street, Portland, OR 97211. There is parking on Liberty Street (north of the library or on 29thAvenue, east of the Hilken Community Stadium); permits are not necessary.

Foundation of Coaching Lifts - August 18, 2019 - SOLD OUT

Concordia University
2811 NE Holman St
Portland, OR 97211

Hosted by:
Liana Tobin , MSc, CSCS, TSAC-F and Frederick Fabian, MS, CSCS

Foundations of Coaching Lifts

Build Competence and Confidence as a Strength Coach

NSCA's Foundations of Coaching Lifts is here!  Gain proficiency and confidence in coaching essential lifts in this one-day certificate course.  Taught by CSCS-certified experienced coaches, you'll learn:

  • Coaching fundamentals applied to core lifts (bench press, push press, squat and power clean).
  • How to effectively apply variations of these lifts with athletes and clients.
  • Where to look for technique errors and how to apply effective coaching cues.
  • Ways to leverage your strengths as a coach and improve on weak areas.
SOLD OUT - See you next time!       2.0 CEUs


Event Itinerary - Friday, August 16 - NW Regional
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Regional Coordinator Welcome
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Myofascial Mobility and Movement Objectives: What Comes After the “Release”?
by Anthony Carey, MA
11:25 AM - 12:50 PM
Myofascial Mobility and Movement Objectives: What Comes After the “Release”? (hands-on)
by Anthony Carey, MA
12:50 PM - 1:50 PM
Lunch (provided)
1:50 PM - 2:50 PM
Sport Doping: Implications for the Strength & Conditioning Community
by Kelsey Erickson, PhD
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Coach Online Like You Coach Offline: How to Stand Apart in a Crowded, Trendy Market
by Kourtney Thomas, CSCS,*D
4:10 PM - 5:10 PM
Citius, Altius, Fortius: Building Strength and Empowerment in Youth Athletes
by Cisco Reyes, PhD, CSCS,*D
Event Itinerary - Saturday, August 17 - NW Regional
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Why Are We Gaining Weight? The Science of Obesity
by James Krieger, MS
10:10 AM - 11:25 AM
7 Game-Changing Glute Training Tips (hands-on)
by Nick Tumminello, NSCA-CPT
11:35 AM - 12:35 PM
Nutrition for Hypertrophy
by James Krieger, MS
12:35 PM - 1:15 PM
Lunch (provided)
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM
The Why’s Behind the How’s of Effective Speed and Agility Development (hands-on)
by James Radcliffe, MS, CSCS
2:55 PM - 4:25 PM
MMAFx Hand, Speed, & Conditioning Training Program (hands-on)
by Bruce Lombard, MEd
4:25 PM - 4:45 PM
Closing Comments
Event Itinerary - Sunday, August 18 - FCL Course
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Registration / Check-in
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM
Course Overview
8:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Hands-on: Squat
10:05 AM - 11:00 AM
Hands-on: Push Press
11:05 AM - 12:00 PM
Hands-on: Bench Press
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch (on your own)
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hands-on: Power Clean
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Q & A / Wrap-up
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Performance Assessment


Thru Aug 6 After Aug 6* 
Full Conference    
NSCA Member Rate $135 $200
Student Rate $40 $50
Non-Member Rate $155 $220
Friday Only    
NSCA Member Rate $65 $95
Student Rate $40 $50
Non-Member Rate $85 $115
Saturday Only    
NSCA Member Rate $75 $110
Student Rate $40 $50
Non-Member Rate $95 $130

*If sufficient quantities are unavailable, onsite and late registrants may not receive lunch, t-shirt, etc. (if applicable).

Register above or complete the PDF Registration Form and email to


All refund requests must be submitted in WRITING and should include the reason for cancellation. NO refunds will be accepted via phone. A 50% refund will be granted on or before 8-6-19. NO REFUNDS will be given after 8-6-19.

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