Dr. Andreas Stamatis dives into a detailed look at current certification standards and the proven track record for certified CSSCa coaches.
The CSCCa Board of Directors and National Office view the announcement of the Labor Department’s Final Overtime Rule as an excellent opportunity for ALL strength and conditioning coaches, regardless of their salaries, to visit with their athletic administrators to discuss any salary/benefit concerns. One of the primary goals of the CSCCa is to educate athletic administrators regarding the value the strength and conditioning coach brings to the institution’s athletic department, and we have done just that…
It was recently announced that the U.S. Department of Labor has authorized an increase in the maximum annual salary level to $47,476 to go into effect December 1, 2016, under which over-time pay is required for salaried workers. We have had several coaches ask us how this will affect strength and conditioning coaches whose salaries fall under this level.
Power Five conferences pass legislation giving team physicians and athletic trainers “unchallengeable autonomous authority” to make return-to-play decisions following concussions and other injuries.