Professional Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year: Dan Dalrymple, CSCS, RSCC*E
Accepting the Professional Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year award is Dan Dalrymple, CSCS, RSCC*E. Dan Dalrymple has been the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for New Orleans Saints (NFL) since 2006. During this time, and Saints have made nine playoff appearances, three National Football Conference (NFC)
Championship game appearances, won seven NFC South Division Championships, and one Super Bowl Championship. Dalrymple was named the NFL Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year by the Professional Football Strength and Conditioning Coaches Society in 2009, and again in 2018, in addition to the 2009 Samson
Strength and Conditioning NFL Coach of the Year award from American Football Monthly. During Dalrymple's tenure with the Saints, 27 Saints' players have been selected to the Pro Bowl, 20 of those players for the first time in their NFL careers.
Prior to joining the Saints, Dalrymple spent 17 years as a strength and conditioning coach at Miami University in Oxford, OH, including the last 16 as the Director of Athletic Conditioning. He was promoted with the additional title of Assistant Athletic Director in 2003. Also from 2002 to 2004, Dalrymple served as the NSCA Ohio State
Director. In 2011, he co-authored the book "The Athletic Body Puzzle".