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2013 Assistant Strength Coach of the Year: Tony McClure

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Celebrates Tony McClure to Receive the 2013 Assistant Strength Coach of the Year Award

NASHVILLE, TN – Strength and conditioning coaches from across the nation converged on NSCA’s Coaches Conference in January 2013 to discover cutting-edge research and practical applications in strength and conditioning, presented by the industry’s most elite and respected experts. One of the many exciting events during the conference took place during the Award Ceremonies where distinctive honors were given to several coaches for outstanding achievement.

Accepting the prestigious Assistant Strength Coach of the Year Award was Tony McClure, CSCS,*D, RSCC*D. At New Mexico State University, McClure earned this special honor in recognition of excellence in his dedication to the strength and conditioning profession. “It is a privilege to honor Tony McClure and recognize his achievement,” says Coach Boyd Epley, NSCA Founder, “Tony’s well-earned award and his contributions shape NSCA into what it is today.”

The NSCA Coaches Conference featured several educational sessions and research presentations, all designed to help those attending expand their knowledge and further their careers. The NSCA is the worldwide authority on strength and conditioning, and for more information regarding NSCA and their awards, please visit

Media Note: To schedule an interview with Tony McClure, or to arrange to cover the NSCA’s Coaches Conference, contact Greg Nockleby at 800.815.6826.

About the National Strength & Conditioning Association

The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is an international nonprofit educational association founded in 1978. Evolving from a membership of 76, the association now serves nearly 30,000 members in 52 countries. Drawing upon its vast network of members, the NSCA develops and presents the most advanced information regarding strength training and conditioning practices, injury prevention, and research findings.

Unlike any other organization, the NSCA brings together a diverse group of professionals from the sport science, athletic, allied health, and fitness industries. These individuals are all in pursuit of achieving a common goal—the utilization of proper strength training and conditioning to improve athletic performance and fitness.

Central to its mission, the NSCA provides a bridge between the scientist in the laboratory and the practitioner in the field. By working to find practical applications for new research findings in the strength and conditioning field, the association fosters the development of strength training and conditioning as a discipline and as a profession.

Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the NSCA serves as a valuable resource for its members, the fitness industry, general public, and the media. The association provides a wide variety of resources and opportunities designed to strengthen, build, advance, and unify.

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