Member Awards

The NSCA is proud to recognize the outstanding work of our professionals around the world. Please take time to nominate your peers when you see excellence that deserves recognition.

Nominations Now Open for All American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year

The NSCA All-American Strength and Conditioning Athletes of the Year program recognizes collegiate and High School athletes whose athletic accomplishments, in the opinion of the strength coach, reflect their dedication to strength training and conditioning. These athletes are also recognized for their academic and personal accomplishments as well as their integrity as student athletes.

NSCA member collegiate and high school coaches may nominate one male and/or one female strength and conditioning athlete, per sport, per school. All athletes submitted will be recognized. All athletes will receive a personalized certificate and an official NSCA press release for them to release to media.

Nominations accepted from member coaches throughout the month of February.

Career Awards

The NSCA Board of Directors determines the recipients of these three prestigious awards, which are given annually to recognize career achievements.


Annual Awards

NSCA members are encouraged to nominate individuals for these awards, which recognize those who have made great contributions to the strength and conditioning industry.


Special Recognitions

The NSCA Special Recognition awards are given to recognize the efforts put forth by those individuals who demonstrate excellence in their field.


NSCA Fellowships

Fellows are an accomplished group of professionals whose frequent and sustained contributions to the profession have promoted the goals and activities of the NSCA. Application deadline is March 1 annually.

Awards Calendar

All-American Athlete of the Year
Nominations accepted February 1-28. Certificates mailed the beginning of April. Booklet online beginning of May.
Annual Awards
Nominations accepted March 1-15. Presented during the Awards Banquet at National Conference.
Strength of America application
Accepted March 1-May 15. Recognized during the Awards Banquet at National Conference.
Coaching Awards
Nominations accepted September 1-15. Presented during the opening ceremony at Coaches Conference.
TSAC Awards
Nominations accepted during the month of November. Presented during the TSAC Annual Training opening ceremony.

Nominations opening soon for Annual Awards

Nominations accepted March 1 through March 15.

Nominees meeting the minimum eligibility requirements will be requested to submit additional details. To view eligibility requirements and past recipients, click on an award. Selected recipients will receive their award during the Award's Banquet at the National Conference, July 12. 

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