NSCA’s Northeast Region

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

States/Provinces in this Region: 

Connecticut New York Newfoundland and Labrador
Massachusetts Rhode Island Nova Scotia
Maine Vermont Quebec
New Hampshire New Brunswick  

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

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The Northeast Region has its own facebook page where you can join the conversation and learn what is happening in your area.

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The Canadian Community also has its own facebook page where you can join the conversation and learn what is happening in your area.

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Northeast Regional Leadership

Northeast Region

Regional Coordinator: Lyndie Kelley, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D
Contact: llibby2@une.edu

Lyndie Kelley is the Coordinator of Strength and Conditioning at the University of New England (UNE) in Biddeford, ME. She is responsible for working with all 17 varsity athletics programs at UNE and serves as a Laboratory Instructor for the Department of Exercise and Sport Performance. Her interests are in mentoring/developing young professionals and the balance between the art and science of coaching. She is particularly passionate about increasing the performance resources available to NCAA DIII student-athletes.


State Director: Joel DeMarco, MEd, CSCS, RSCC
Contact: joel.demarco@uconn.edu

Joel DeMarco has been an Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at the University of Connecticut for 5 years where he oversees training programs for Baseball, Women's Ice Hockey and Women's Volleyball. Prior to UConn, he served as the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at Trinity College for all 29 sports. His interests include training for strength and power sports, developing young professionals in the field, and team/leadership building.


State Director: Adam Feit, PhD, CSCS,*D, RSCC
Contact: aefeit@gmail.com

Adam Feit is an Assistant Professor of Exercise Science at Springfield College (MA). He is also the co-owner of TF Performance, a youth training facility based in western Massachusetts. Feit specializes in high-performance consulting and teaching within the areas of coaching education, sport and exercise psychology, strength and conditioning, and nutrition.


State Director: Kelsey Bisson, CSCS, NSCA-CPT
Contact: kelsey.bisson@coastalortho.com

Kelsey Bisson is the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Coastal Performance Training Center, located in Maine. Her interests include performance training post-rehabilitation, the female athlete (of all ages), and postpartum women.

New Hampshire

State Director: T.J. Smith, MS, CSCS
Contact:  tjsmith@colby-sawyer.edu

Bio to come soon!

New York 

State Director: Terique Boyd, MS, CSCS,*D
Contact: terique.boyd@liu.edu

Terique Boyd is currently a strength and conditioning coach at Long Island University where he is primarily responsible for the athletic development of the women’s basketball and softball programs, as well as the men’s and women’s swimming programs. Boyd also serves on the NSCA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee as the Educational Taskforce Liaison.

Rhode Island  

State Director: Jason Sawyer, PhD, CSCS
Contact: jasonsawyer32@gmail.com

Jason Sawyer is an Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator of the Wellness and Exercise Science Major at Rhode Island College, and the Rhode Island NSCA State Director. His active research interests include the effects of physical activity on mental health. He has completed both short- and long-term studies examining the effects of resistance training on self-reported feelings of depression and anxiety, and has presented his research findings at the state and regional level.


State Director: Spencer Brown, MS, CSCS
Contact: bigbluelunchbox7@msn.com

Spencer Brown is the Director of Strength & Conditioning at Dartmouth College overseeing 30 varsity sports. He lives in Hartford, Vermont with his wife and two children.

New Brunswick 

Provincial Director: Vacant
Contact: spd@nsca.com to learn about becoming a State/Provincial Director.

Newfoundland and Labrador

Provincial Director: Bianca Paiement, MSc, CSCS
Contact: paiement.b@gmail.com

Bianca Paiement is the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Premier Performance. She has been working in the private sector for several years with a focus on athletic development and rehabilitation. Paiement is also a rugby sports coach at the provincial level. Her interests include developing and educating youth athletes, and public education on the role of strength and conditioning.

Nova Scotia 

Provincial Director: Shauna Forsyth, MS, CSCS
Contact: shaunaf@kes.ns.ca

Shauna Forsyth is the owner and operator of Maritime Strength and Conditioning, located in Windsor, Nova Scotia. She specializes in sports performance training for youth and high school athletes and provides personal training and injury reconditioning for the general public. She is also the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the King's-Edgehill School Prep Athletics Program.


Provincial Director: Michael Stolberg, CSCS
Contact: stolberg.m@gmail.com

Bio to come soon!

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