Jul 10, 2020
NSCA Celebrates 2020 Annual Award Winners

The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is proud to announce this year’s recipients for the organization’s annual awards. These distinctive awards honor professionals around the world for
outstanding achievement in their field. The 2020 recipients are:

Educator of the Year — Chad Kerksick, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, FNSCA

The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research Editorial Excellence Award — Paul Comfort, PhD, CSCS,*D and Jason Winchester, PhD, CSCS,*D

Nutritional Research Achievement Award — Andrew Jagim, PhD, CSCS,*D

Personal Trainer of the Year — Alexis Batrakoulis, MS, CSCS, CSPS, NSCA-CPT, RCPT*E

Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist of the Year — Benjamin Reuter, PhD, ATC, CSCS,*D

State/Provincial Director of the Year — Vanessa L. Cazás-Moreno, PhD, CSCS,*D, USAWL1

Strength and Conditioning Journal Editorial Excellence Award — Paul Salamh, PT, DPT, PhD

Terry J. Housh Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year — Gerald Mangine, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, TSAC-F,*D

William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist of the Year — Michael Ormsbee, PhD, CSCS,*D

“Congratulations to all the award winners for these well-deserved awards,” said NSCA Executive Director Michael Massik in an issued press release. “Each of these individuals has changed many lives and exemplify what it is to be an NSCA professional. We are proud to have them as members.”

» ALSO SEE: NSCA Announces 2020 Career Award Winners

Due to the cancellation of this year’s National Conference because of the COVID-19 public health concerns, award winners will receive special recognition of their 2020 accomplishment at the 2021 Annual NSCA National Conference to be held next year in Orlando, FL from July 7-10. For more information regarding the NSCA and these awards, please visit NSCA Awards.




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