NSCA’s North Central Region

NSCA has a network of volunteer leaders who direct NSCA’s efforts at the state and provincial level. NSCA’s North Central Regional Coordinator provides oversight and training to local state and provincial directors. Members in the North Central Region can connect to other professionals in this area at local and regional events as well as on LinkedIn.

States/Provinces in this Region: 

Iowa Nebraska South Dakota
Minnesota North Dakota Manitoba

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The NSCA hosts state, regional, and provincial events throughout the year

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Join the Conversation

The North Central Region has its own LinkedIn group where you can join the conversation and learn what is happening in your area.

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North Central Regional Leadership

North Central Region

Regional Coordinator: Jed Smith, MA, CSCS,*D, USATF-1 
Contact: jed.smith@uni.edu

Jed Smith is the Director of Strength and Conditioning and an Exercise Science Instructor at the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) where he has been a coach and instructor since 2005. Smith oversees 18 NCAA Division 1 sport teams, as well as the staff that trains them. Prior to joining the staff at UNI, Smith was a strength and conditioning coach for the Minnesota Vikings (National Football League team), Minnesota Wild (National Hockey League team), and Minnesota Thunder (United Soccer League team).


State Director: Tim Dombrowski, MS, CSCS, RSCC
Contact: tdombro@iastate.edu 

Tim Dombrowski is the Director of Olympic Strength and Conditioning at Iowa State University where he currently oversees 11 NCAA Division 1 sports teams that compete in the Big 12 conference. He has been a member of the NSCA since 2012 serving time at the University of Michigan, Kennesaw State University, and Iowa State University. 


State Director: Chris Rousemiller, MA, CSCS 

Bio coming soon!


State Director: Andrew Shim, EdD, CSCS,*D 

Andrew Shim is the Program Director of the Kinesiology & Exercise Science Program at the College of Saint Mary/Omaha, NE. His research involves stability and prioprioception in all age groups and functional abilities. 

North Dakota

State Director: Nathan Dicks, PhD, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F,*D
Contact: nathan.dicks@ndsu.edu 

Dr. Nathan Dicks is an Assistant Professor at North Dakota State University. He has a PhD in Exercise Science and Nutrition from North Dakota State University. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist® and Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator® with Distinction from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. His research interests explore tactical population wellness, fitness, performance, and athletic testing and performance methods.

South Dakota

State Director: Seth Daughters, MS, CSCS

Seth Daughters is an Instructor and Field Experience Coordinator in the Exercise Science Program at South Dakota State University (SDSU). Daughters is also active as a strength and conditioning coach, working with local high school athletes and general populations. Prior to joining the faculty at SDSU, Daughters spent time as a Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in the private sector, a high school strength and conditioning coach and a college strength and conditioning coach.


Provincial Director: Dan Ogborn, PhD, CSCS 

Bio coming soon! 

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