Build your professional opportunities and invest in the future growth of the NSCA through volunteer leadership positions. Whether it's serving at the local level, growing NSCA's special interest groups, representing members on NSCA's committees or Board of Directors, there are many ways to grow your professional network and gain experience. Guidelines and requirements are found in NSCA's Volunteer Handbook.
The NSCA has eleven committees, each of which was established by the Board of Directors to meet the needs of the NSCA. Click below to learn more about one of these committees: Awards and Honors, Certification, Conferences, Diversity and Inclusion, Education, Finance, Membership, Nomination, Research, State/Provincial Directors, and Women's. Applications are accepted from October 1 to December or January 15 annually, depending on the committee.
Each NSCA SIG has an executive council composed of a chair and at least two members. Applications are accepted from October 1 to December 15 annually.
NSCA’s State and Provincial Director (SPD) program is a network of volunteer leaders who facilitate NSCA’s North American efforts at a local level. Regional coordinators provide oversight and training across nine regions. Applications are received throughout the year for open positions.
TO APPLY: Submit your resume/CV and NSCA Community Volunteer Application to the NSCA's State and Provincial Program Coordinator to become involved.
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The NSCA Board is the governing body that guides the NSCA. It is comprised of a President, Educational/Institutional Strength and Conditioning Professional Member, Personal Trainer Member, Academician/Researcher Member, Sports Medicine Professional Member, three Board Members and a Public Member.
Current Board Opening:
The development of the NSCA approved accrediting agency (soon to be formally incorporated as the Council on Accreditation of Strength and Conditioning Education [CASCE]) is currently underway and is expected to be fully functional by 2021, with the first program targeted to be accredited in 2022.
The NSCA Special Committee on Accreditation is moving forward with this this initiative and is formally requesting applications/nominations for two open Board positions.
The Special Committee on Accreditation is also excited to announce a call for positions on two of its standing Committees.
Founded in 2007, the NSCA Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to providing funding to NSCA members taking part in educational and research endeavors. Learn more about the Foundation.
Educational/Institutional Strength and Conditioning Professional Position Description
This position may be filled by a qualifying member of the NSCA working at a high school, college, university, or institution for higher learning, tactical or military organization, or organized National or professional team with at least 50% of their job responsibility as a strength and conditioning coach. Desired candidates for this position should hold the CSCS credential.
At-Large Position Description (Member)
This position may be filled by any member of the NSCA who meet the minimum qualifications. If the member is retired, then they should be within five years of retirement and continue to maintain an active role in the field of strength and conditioning and fitness.