Apr 11, 2023
Important Information Regarding the 23rd Annual CSCCa National Conference 


Important Information Regarding the 23rd Annual CSCCa National Conference

The 2023 CSCCa National Conference is just around the corner! It will be held in Orlando, Florida on Monday, May 8 – Wednesday, May 10th, at the Orange County Convention Center.  We have an incredible conference planned, with the largest speaker line-up in CSCCa history.

The CSCCa National Conference is going DIGITAL! Through our BRAND-NEW conference app, Whova, you will have access to the following right at your fingertips!

  • Conference itinerary Click Here.
  • Speaker Bios, learn more about our speakers.
  • Speaker Presentations, see their presentation material instantly.
  • Speaker live Q&A forum
  • Ability to connect with other coaches and share contact information instantly.
  • Passport – this year’s version of Exhibit hall Bingo, you can win amazing prizes from our exhibitors
  • Participate in Strength & Conditioning Research, take our Salary Survey!
  • Participate in live polls.
  • Exhibit hall map
  • 200+ exhibitor information
  • Link your social media platforms for easy posting.
  • Photo sharing with other attendees

Did I mention it was FREE to download?

Check your emails for more information on how to download Whova.

You do not want to miss out on all the exciting events/speaker sessions happening this year!

Register Here


Read below about how to participate in the passport contest through our BRAND-NEW conference app, Whova.

Passport Contest

  • Participation is available to all conference attendees. Participants who complete 10 or more passport stamps through the Whova app, will be placed in a drawing for exciting prizes donated by this year’s incredible exhibitors.
  • You will have a chance to win cutting-edge strength and conditioning equipment, technology, nutrition products, recovery tools, and much more for your university or institution!

How to participate:

  1. Download the Whova app to your phone and create a Whova account.
  2. Visit 10 or more exhibitor booths on your passport to be entered to win. When you visit the booth of a company listed on your passport, they will need to scan the QR Code on your name badge and this will place an electronic sticker on their company name.
  3. Complete your 10 or more stamps by 9:30 am on Wednesday, May 10th, to be entered in the contest.  You will then be entered into the drawing!

Participation prizes available! Please see our Exhibitor Coordinator, Krystal Harward at the Exhibitor Registration for a CSCCa-branded prize just for participating.

The drawing will commence at 10am in the Exhibit Hall on Wednesday, May 10thYou do not need to be present to win. If you win, you will be notified NO LATER than 1 week after the conference commences via email and the Whova App. Your contact information and institution shipping address will be provided to the corresponding exhibiting company. The exhibiting company will ship the prize to the address provided no later than 30 days after the conference ends.

 2023 Exhibitor list of prizes:

  • 1080 Motion Nike Backpack
  • 1st Step Pro Wellness 1 Gallon of each product
  • APOLLO MIS 2 VIP Tickets to Red Hot Chilli Peppers
  • ASCA 12 Month ASCA subscription & 2023 ASCA conference registration or set of recordings
  • Free FitLift Device & 20% Strength Bundle Package
  • GPS DataViz Shaker Cups
  • GymAware/FLEX tshirt, phone holder, 20% off
  • Honey Stinger 1 box honey waffles, 1 box vanilla wafers, t-shirt
  • Hudl Swag Package
  • ICON Group Cooler
  • Iron Grip Barbell Company Gym Bag w/ Apparel & Accessories
  • Kabuki Strength Red/Black Columbia Bar
  • Keiser VIP Kit- 2 Insulated Mugs & Hat
  • Kilter Board 10 tshirts
  • KiZE Life Changing Bars Box of KiZE
  • Nordic Naturals Sports Gift box with samples & Brand Items
  • NOW Sports $100 to NOW website
  • OMORPHO Vest
  • PERCH Merch Swag Bag
  • Perform Better PB Extreme R3 Massager
  • Perform-X Training SystemSquat X Cords & Perform X Swag Bag
  • Polar Polar Grit X Pro
  • PowerBlock Dumbells PowerBlock Adjustable Kettlebell
  • Power Lift glute/ab roller
  • PRobar starter kit
  • Rogue Fitness 45 lb Ohio Power Bar with customization
  • TeamBuildr T-Shirt
  • The FlipSled Swag Bag
  • Vitruve Encoder
  • Zyn Variety 24-Pack of Ready-Made Cans, One Trucker Hat, and a Variety 8-Count of Daily WellnessDrink

Speaker Sessions: 

The 2023 Speaker lineup is the largest lineup in CSCCa history. Between Tuesday May 9th and Wednesday May 10th, we will have 27 incredible presenters.  It’s time to get back to the basics of strength and conditioning and dive into what is important to help grow each of you into the best strength coach for your team(s).

You are going to want to stay until the very last session on Wednesday… You will have a chance to win a FREE conference registration for 2024, being held in Fort Worth, Texas! You DO NOT want to miss out on this opportunity, along with the three incredible speakers we have lined up for our last sessions of the conference!

Enter for a chance to win (2) $100 Gift Card & a JBL National Conference Speaker

When: Tuesday, May 9th, 9:30-10:00 a.m. EST

Where: Convention Center, Tangerine Ballroom F2.

How: Attend the Annual Business Meeting

**The drawing will be held at the conclusion of the session. 

The winner must be in attendance to be eligible to claim the prize.

Gatorade Performance Partners

FREE Pre-Conference Event:
“State of the Science: Post Exercise Recovery Nutrition for Female Athletes”

Hosted & sponsored by Gatorade
When: Monday, May 8th, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Where: Orange County Convention Center, Tangerine Ballroom F3&F4

State of the Science: Post Exercise Recovery Nutrition for Female Athletes:  Discussions around the current state of science related to the differences between nutrition recommendations for supporting post-exercise recovery in males versus females, including fuel timing, meal composition, rehydration issues, and more. The presentation will feature key implications, case studies and/or best practices for coaches who work with female athletes.

During this session, you’ll hear from leading experts Katie Knappenberger MS, RD, CSSD, ATC, and Sara Y. Oikawa, PhD, as they discuss their best practices for sharing science effectively with your target audience.

We encourage you to join Gatorade Performance Partner, the first multidisciplinary community of sports performance professionals. You’ll get access to exclusive benefits including, complimentary CEUs, science-backed resources, and opportunities to discover all the latest that Gatorade has to offer.

**Registration Desk Hours**

Sunday, May 7th: 1:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Monday, May 8th: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. / 1:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 9th:  7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

Wednesday, May 10th: Closed

Conference Registration Desk Information:
The conference registration desk will be in the lobby of West Hall E in the Orange County Convention Center.  Please note that you must pick up your own name badge and be prepared to show photo ID.

Important CEU NOTICE: You must retain your name badge until you have been awarded CEUs.  Your name badge serves as “proof of attendance”.

Confirmation of awarded CEUs can be found by logging onto your account at www.cscca.org.

Opening Social

The Exhibitor/Member Coaches Opening Social will kick-off at 5:30 pm Monday evening, May 8th, in the Orange County Convention Center Exhibit Hall E.  You won’t want to miss this exciting event, which includes free food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and door prizes!

2022-23 Membership Renewal Forms

CSCCa Membership can be completed online, through your account. We require membership renewal to maintain current contact information for our members, in addition to eligibility to cast votes for Board of Director elections.

Conference Events RSVP Information:
We have many FREE food events that are included with your National Conference fee.  If you have RSVP’d for food events, please be in attendance to those RSVP’d events.

Job Interviews

This is a great place to conduct job interviews. You may sign up for 30-minute time slots. If you feel you need more time, you may sign up for multiple slots back-to-back.


Orange County Convention Center – Hamlin Board Rooms – West 332, 333, and 334.


Tuesday, May 8th: 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 9th: 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


2023 Master Strength & Conditioning Coaches (MSCC) Dinner & Ceremony:

The 2023 Master Strength and Conditioning Coaches (MSCC) Dinner and Ceremony, which is a time-honored tradition of highlighting the accomplishments and achievements or our fellow strength and conditioning colleagues. Please join us in celebrating our fellow strength and conditioning colleagues on Tuesday evening, May 8th, from 7:00-8:30 pm in the Rosen Plaza Hotel, Ballroom BCD, located on the 1st floor of the Rosen Plaza Hotel. Doors will open at 6:45 pm. Please be seated in the Ballroom by 7:00 pm.

The attire for this event business casual.


Please contact the CSCCa National Office with any questions or concerns at 801.375.9400 or by email at [email protected].

We are excited to see you there!

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