Northeast 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.

December 12, 2020 | 0.7 CEUs Category A



The NSCA wants to assure you that your health, safety and well-being is our highest priority. We have determined it best to hold the event online via Zoom. We will notify you by e-mail with more details. Please visit the link below for Zoom Instructions.

**Registration will close December 11, 12pm Mountain Time.** 

Zoom - Instructions HERE

Hosted by:
Heath Pierce, MEd, CSCS, *D, NSCA-CPT,*D, RSCC*D


Event Itinerary - Saturday, December 12 - Eastern Time Zone
8:15 AM - 8:45 AM
Online Check-in
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
by Heath Pierce, MEd, CSCS, *D, NSCA-CPT,*D, RSCC*D
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Understanding Fascia and Its Role in Performance
by Brijesh Patel, MS, CSCS, RSCC*D

Fascia is a complex sensory organ that we have very little understanding of when it comes to athletic performance.  In this presentation you will learn what fascia is, it's role in performance and how it can impact the programs you deliver to your athletes.

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Playing the Long Game
by Eric Cressey, MS, CSCS

This presentation will cover strength and conditioning career development strategies.

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
The Overhead Athlete Evolution
by Eric Cressey, MS, CSCS

This presentation will cover lessons learned in over a decade of managing throwers.

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Lunch Break
12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
Connecting with Clients through Emotional Intelligence and Personality Assessment
by Renée Hoppe, MS, CSCS,*D

You can teach a deadlift and coach a speed assessment with the best, but are you connecting with your athletes/clients on a higher level? Learn how your emotional intelligence and knowing your client' s personality can increase client/athlete satisfaction. Take home practical ideas such as using the True Colors personality assessment to assist your clients/athletes in seeing results and staying motivated.

1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Return to Sport Recommendation’s in the Collegiate Level Athlete
by Matthew Somma, DPT, CSCS

Currently, there is limited consensus for return to sport testing criterion at the collegiate level. This presentation presents models and recommendations for making informed decisions for when to return an athlete back to sport.

2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
The What, Where, How, and Why of the LTAD Model
by Darnell Clark MA, CSCS,*D, RSCC*D

This presentation will give you a historical perspective of the Long Term Athletic Development model. Where did LTAD come from? How is the model continuing to evolve? Why the model is important in today's society?

3:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Taking NCAA DIII by Storm: Comprehensive Programming for the Women’s Basketball Teams
by Lyndie Kelley, CSCS, NSCA-CPT

This session will discuss the unique training of NCAA DIII Women's Basketball teams. Strategies for coaching, training and developing a holistic, comprehensive and data-driven strength program for female basketball athletes will be discussed via the lens of DIII strength and conditioning.

4:20 PM - 4:30 PM
Closing Remarks
by Heath Pierce, MEd, CSCS, *D, NSCA-CPT,*D, RSCC*D


Thru Dec 1 After Dec 1
NSCA Member Rate $75 $110
Student Rate $40 $50
Non-Member Rate $95 $130


  • Frequently Asked Questions

    As a registered attendee, will I receive a recording of the virtual event? 
    Yes. You will receive a recording within 1 week after the event to review anything you may have missed. You will have access for one year. 

    If I miss some of the virtual event will this affect my CEUs?
    No. You will receive a recording after the event to review anything you may have missed, therefore receiving the full Category A CEUs. 

    Will I receive a Certificate of Attendance? 
    Yes. A certificate will be emailed to you approximately 2 weeks after the event.

    How do I report my CEUs?
    The NSCA will automatically apply the CEUs to your NSCA Account. If you need to report CEUs elsewhere, you may use the Certificate of Attendance.

    Can anyone register for this event? 
    Yes. Anyone who is interested in an NSCA Event can register. 

    Do I need a Membership to register?
    No. You only need an NSCA Account to register. If you do not have one, you can create one for free.

  • Cancellation Policy

    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 12-1-20. NO REFUNDS will be given after 12-1-20.

    You can submit your request to:  

  • Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment
  • CEU Options

    The NSCA has many virtual options to help you in obtaining the necessary CEUs to recertify.  Please check the Virtual Events page for the most up to date opportunities.

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  • Exhibitors

    Please email for all exhibiting inquiries.

  • Virtual Platform

    Zoom - Instructions HERE

    Your Zoom invitation will be sent to the email in your NSCA account the week prior to the event.  Be sure to check your spam folder.


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