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The SCJ is the professional
journal for strength coaches, personal trainers, physical therapists, athletic
trainers, and other health professionals working in the strength and conditioning
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In a profession dominated by men, these women were the first to pave the way for other females in the strength and conditioning industry.
1978 – First Female Member of the NSCA
1979 – First NSCA National Director for Women
1981 – First Female NSCA Research Chairman
1985 – First Female NSCA State Provincial Director1988 – First Female Division 1 Head Strength Coach2003 – First Female in the USA Strength Coaches Hall of Fame2009 – First Female to receive Boyd Epley Award for Lifetime Achievement2012 – First Female to achieve the Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach*E distinction
1993 – First Female NSCA Executive Director
2000 – First Female to receive Terry J. Housh Outstanding Young Investigator Award 2006 – First Female NSCA Fellow
2002 – First Female to receive High School Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year Award2004 – First Canadian Female NCAA College Baseball Strength Coach for a team that went to the World Series
2004 – First Female Division 1 Head Strength Coach for Men’s Basketball at the University of Kansas
2004 – First Female to receive NSCA Nutritional Research Award2008 – First Female to receive the William Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist Award2012 – First Female President of NSCA Foundation
2004 – First Public Member to Serve on the NSCA Board of Directors
2005 – First Female to receive the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research Editorial Excellence Award
2007 – First Female to receive Educator of the Year Award
2008 – First Female to receive Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation Specialist Award
2008 – First Female to receive College Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year Award
2010 – First Female Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach
2011 – First Female Vice President of the NSCA Board of Directors
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