Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year

With the Strength of Conditioning Coach of the Year (SCCY) award, SCS wishes to recognise and honour outstanding practitioners in the field of physical preparation. Eligible SCS members must:

  • Be currently practicing S&C coaches
  • Base their training prescriptions on the latest scientific evidence
  • Progress the profession through their own research
  • Make significant contributions to the education of other coaches.

In agreement with SCS is mission, all applications from coaches focusing on performance enhancement, injury prevention, rehabilitation and health improvement are welcome.

Attendees who would like to be considered for the SCS Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year Award, must submit:

  • A one-page cover letter stating “why he/she should be considered for the award”. Candidates should focus on their journey and prior learning/experiences, as well as results in relation to their sport/s and level of sport/s.
    • Format requirements: 11-point font, Times New Roman, 2 cm margins on all sides.
  • Curriculum vitae or resume.
  • A one-page reference from another coach or affiliate (this may include a “knowledgeable parent” but not a current or former athlete) using the same format requirements stated above.
  • All documents in English.
  • Documents must be sent via Email to with “SCS Coach of the Year Award Application” Subject.

The top 3 finalists will be announced prior to the ISF Madrid conference and the winner will be announced at the start of the conference Saturday 16th November.


Enquiries can be sent to

Submission close on September 30th.

Dear Members & Colleagues,

The Strength & Conditioning Society (SCS) is renewing its Board of Directors and is seeking suitable applicants to become new Board Members.

According to the statutes of the SCS, “all members of the Board of Directors hold office for three years and shall not serve for more than two terms in succession in the same capacity (although they can be eligible after three years from their last election)”.

The year 2021 marks the end of the first three-year cycle. Therefore, the SCS would like to invite all members to consider the possibility of applying to the Board of Directors. The idea is to have the new members incorporated on January 1st, 2021.

Attached you can find the Board Member Position Specifications describing the main responsibilities, the desirable skills and the experience required/preferred for the position.

If you are interested and have a strong motivation to promote the society’s further development, please send your Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter (maximum 1 page) through email: deadline to present is November 27th, 2020.

The final candidates will be presented during the SCS Digital Meeting 2020” scheduled for Saturday November 28th, 2020 via Virtual Platform and then, the Members will have one week to vote through a google form.

Looking forward to receiving your applications and to what the future holds for the SCS as we enter this new three-year cycle.

All the best,

The SCS Board of Directors