Volunteer Leadership Opportunities

We are grateful for the hundreds of NSCA volunteers who sacrifice their time and energy to advance the strength and conditioning profession.  Earn continuing education as a volunteer with the NSCA while expanding your professional experience.  For volunteer guidelines, including information on requirements and term limits, refer to NSCA's Volunteer Handbook.

Volunteer for an NSCA Committee

The NSCA has ten committees, each of which was established by the Board of Directors to meet the needs of the NSCA. Learn more about how our committees serve 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.  


  • Conference Committee
  • Diversity and Inclusion Committee
  • Education Committee
  • Membership Committee
  • Nomination Committee (select Nomination Committee Application to apply)
  • Research Committee (select Research Committee Application to apply)

Volunteer for a Special Interest Group (SIG)

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. 


  • Basketball
  • College Strength and Conditioning Coaches
  • Figure Skating
  • High School Strength and Conditioning Coaches
  • Lacrosse
  • Long-Term Athletic Development 
  • Nutrition, Metabolism, and Body Composition
  • Personal Trainers
  • Soccer
  • Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation
  • Tactical Strength and Conditioning
  • Track and Field
  • Weightlifting

Volunteer Locally

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. 


  • Alaska State Director
  • New Brunswick Provincial Director
  • Newfoundland Provincial Director
  • Nova Scotia Provincial Director

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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Volunteer for the Board of Directors

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. 


  • Member Position (x2)

APPLY: Candidate applications are accepted annually between October and the first business day of December. The application will be available in October.

NSCA Foundation Volunteer Leadership Opportunities

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


  • Member Position (x1)


  • Grant Panel (8-10 positions available)

APPLY: Submit your online application no later than December 1.

NSCA volunteer leadership opportunities are open to NSCA members.

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