CSCCa-Approved Mentors Wanted!

One of the hallmarks of the CSCCa family is the commitment to giving back to the next generation of strength and conditioning coaches. The living embodiment of this commitment is the CSCCa-approved mentor. We need coaches just like you to offer your knowledge and experience to our up-and-coming strength and conditioning professionals.

Who is eligible to serve as a CSCCa-approved mentor?

The requirements for acting as a CSCCa-approved mentor may be much simpler than you think! Scroll down to read the short list of criteria:





Note: There is a wide variety of job titles, and this makes it impossible to develop a comprehensive list of specific approved job titles. Job responsibility is what is important.


• Master Strength & Conditioning Coach (MSCC)—All MSCC’s who are currently practicing at the collegiate or professional level are approved to act as CSCCa approved mentors.

• Head or Director of Strength & Conditioning or Athletic Performance or a similar title— This individual would oversee all strength and conditioning programs within the college or university’s athletic program.

• Head or Director of Strength & Conditioning for Football or for Olympic Sports— this individual would oversee the college or university’s football strength and conditioning program or oversee all the Olympic sports’ strength and conditioning programs.

• Assistants are not approved except under extenuating circumstances that must be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, for example; assistants who oversee department internship program, assistants who are the only certified member on staff and have 3 or more years of experience, or assistants who have interns they oversee and manage their hours.

Learn more or apply here!

If you have any questions or concerns about this policy and whether or not you qualify as a CSCCa-approved mentor, please call the CSCCa National Office at 801-375-9400.