Recipients of the William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist Award are recognized for exemplary contributions and breakthroughs in the field of applied exercise and sport science.
Current members are encouraged to nominate a deserving individual for this award. Self-nominations are accepted. Award eligibility requirements are outlined below. Nominations are being accepted through December 11.
Ormsbee is the Associate Director of the Institute of Sports Sciences & Medicine and an Associate Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences at Florida State University (FSU). He is also an honorary research fellow at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa. Ormsbee is a Fellow of both the American College of Sports Medicine and the International Society of Sports Nutrition and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (with Distinction) through NSCA. His research expertise involves the interaction of exercise training, nutrition, and supplementation to improve metabolism and achieve optimal body composition, human performance, and health in athletic and clinical populations. Ormsbee was honored as the 2014 FSU Undergraduate Teacher of the Year, 2017 Nutrition Researcher of the Year by the NSCA, 2018 FSU Graduate Student Mentor of the Year, and 2020 FSU Distinguished Teacher of the Year. His course, “Changing Body Composition Through Diet and Exercise” is available worldwide through The Great Courses. Follow Dr. Ormsbee on Social Media: @mikeormsbeeView Ormsbee's Press Release.
Must be current member of the NSCA
Must have a minimum of two years consecutive membership* and 10 years total membership
Nominee is active member and contributor to NSCA
Working as sports scientist researcher
Has not have previously won this award
Nominee is currently an Associate or Full Professor
A minimum of 10 years has passed since nominee has received doctoral degree
*Consectutive membership is counted back from the date the award is to be conferred.
Additional requirements listed in the General Awards Criteria, include but not limited to, the nominee must be nominated by a member in good standing and nominees will be sent a criteria sheet to fill out that must be returned before the required deadline.
Excerpt from the NSCA Reaserch Committee Policies and Procedures (updated 7/2019):
|2019 - Jared W. Coburn, PhD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA|
|2017 - Shawn M. Arent, PhD, CSCS,*D, FISSN, FACSM|
|2016 - Michael R. McGuigan, PhD, CSCS|
|2015 - Joel T. Cramer, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, FNSCA|
|2014 - David Behm, PhD|
|2013 - Jeffrey Stout, PhD, FNSCA, FACSM|
|2012 - Jeffrey M. McBride, PhD, CSCS, FNSCA|
|2011 - G. Gregory Haff, PhD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA|
|2010 - N. Travis Triplett, PhD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA|
|2009 - Lee E. Brown, EdD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA|
|2008 - Joan M. Eckerson, PhD, CSCS|
|2007 - Jay R. Hoffman, PhD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA|
|2006 - Joseph P. Weir, PhD|
|2005 - Andrew C. Fry, PhD, CSCS|
|2004 - Robert U. Newton, PhD, CSCS|
|2003 - Lawrence Weiss, EdD, CSCS,*D|
|2002 - Michael Bemben, PhD|
|2001 - Jerry Mayhew, PhD|
|2000 - Stephen E. Alway, PhD|
|1999 - Carl M. Maresh, PhD|
|1998 - Terry Housh, PhD, FNSCA|
|1997 - Robert S. Staron, PhD|
|1996 - Gary Dudley, PhD, CSCS|
|1995 - Everett Harman, PhD, CSCS, NSCA-CPT|
|1994 - Gary Hunter, PhD|
|1993 - John Garhammer, PhD, CSCS, NSCA-CPT|
|1992 - William Kraemer, PhD, CSCS|
|1991 - Steve Fleck, PhD and Mike Stone, PhD|