July 30, 2018

Coaching certification: making a big impact on coaches and players

{Sponsored} Former athletic director Michael Krueger pushed his staff to always defer to best practices, promoting safety and the latest research in the field of football coaching. His coaches were able to use common terminology, learn technical a...

July 12, 2018

NSCA announces changes to certification for strength coaches

Colorado Springs, Colo. — The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) has announced that it is working to elevate and advance the strength and conditioning profession by developing a quality assurance process that ensures all future ...

July 2, 2018

The athletic director’s path to certification

When discussing or dealing with educational matters, most members of the community understand that teachers have to be certified in their subject matter. This makes perfect sense, because you want the best possible individual in every classroom and s...

April 30, 2018

Coach certification is vital to schools

In most professions, individuals must meet high standards and earn a certification or license. This includes lawyers, medical doctors, plumbers and truck drivers. In education, teachers have to earn an instructional certificate in their subject ma...

August 26, 2015

Ohio school district requiring all coaches to be certified

Strasburg-Franklin Local School District in Ohio has announced that all coaches in grades seven through 12 must be nationally certified beginning with the 2015-16 school year. The district becomes the state's first to require national certificatio...

August 4, 2015

NCAA Division II considering certification of strength coaches

NCAA Division II strength and conditioning coaches would be required to obtain national certification under recommendations from the division's Management Council. The Management Council last week recommended that the Presidents Council adopt th...