How To Obtain SCCC Certification

Amid new NCAA mandates concerning strength and conditioning certification aimed at improving player safety and protecting institutions, the CSCCa would like to provide some insight into obtaining its gold-standard SCCC certification.

Training The Chain

When Dr. Pat Ivey arrived at the University of Missouri during the spring of 2004, the first training he emphasized was posterior chain training. Ivey, who holds the titles of MSCC and Associate Athletic Director for Athletic Performance at Missouri, focused on training the chain to build a foundation. After all, he says, that is where the power comes from.

Welcome To The 2016 CSCCa National Conference

Welcome to the 2016 CSCCa National Conference – the 16th annual national conference of the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa)! As we approach the national conference each year, I reflect and marvel upon the growth this association has experienced. I vividly remember the organization’s first national conference, which was held in Salt Lake City, Utah, in May 2001.

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CSCCa Conference Overflow-Hotel Information

The Fort Worth Omni is currently full but may have rooms open up over the coming weeks due to cancellations. The same situation applies for overflow hotels: Courtyard Fort Worth Downtown/Blackstone, Sheraton Fort Worth Hotel. We do have two additional overflow hotels, however, that are still accepting room reservations at a discounted rate for the 2016 CSCCa National Conference.

CSCCa CEU Program Information

The CSCCa has a Continuing Education Units (CEU) program in place for maintaining SCCC certification. We are now well into the third and final year of the current 3-year CEU reporting period, which will end July 31, 2016. This program was implemented to further enhance the credibility and validity of the SCCC certification program as well as to meet ICE accreditation standards.