High school coaches are celebrated for raising gym standards for young athletes to train in safer conditions.
June 6, 2013
Colroado Springs, CO – The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition announced the winners of the 2013 Strength of America Awards. These awards recognize high schools that have represented the gold standard in strength and conditioning programs.
With the increasing numbers of inconsistent gym conditions and strength programs across the country, the NSCA and the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition are working together to provide all high schools concise guidelines to improve their curricula. High schools are measured in four major categories: Supervision, Education, Program, and Facilities.
Selected from hundreds of eligible schools, winners were honored during the NSCA’s 36th Annual National Conference Awards Banquet on Friday, July 12, 2013 at the Paris Hilton and Casino, Las Vegas, NV.
The 2013 Strength of America Winners are:
“We’re very excited to honor these schools at the NSCA’s National Conference,” says Boyd Epley, NSCA’s Founder. “It’s important to raise schools’ strength and conditioning program standards and continue to create an awareness to improve the education for all our youth.”
About the National Strength & Conditioning Association
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is an international nonprofit professional association founded in 1978 and is dedicated to advancing the strength and conditioning profession around the world.
The NSCA advances the profession by supporting strength and conditioning professionals devoted to helping others discover and maximize their strengths. The organization disseminates research-based knowledge and its practical application by offering industry-leading certifications, research journals, career development services, and continuing education opportunities. The NSCA community is composed of more than 45,000 members and certified professionals who further industry standards as researchers, educators, strength coaches, personal trainers, and other roles in related fields.
Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the NSCA serves as a valuable resource for its members, the fitness industry, general public, and the media. The association provides a wide variety of resources and opportunities designed to strengthen, build, advance, and unify.
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