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2013 Strength Coach of the Year: Andrea Hudy

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Celebrates Andrea Hudy to Receive the 2013 College 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 College Strength Coach of the Year Award was Andrea Hudy, MA, USAW-1, CSCS, RSCC*D. As the Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning for the University of Kansas, Hudy earned this special honor in recognition of excellence in her dedication to the strength and conditioning profession. Her efforts were determined on behalf of college coaches for the implementation of safe, proven techniques and programs to enhance athletic performance.

Coach Boyd Epley, NSCA Founder states, “It is a privilege to honor Andrea Hudy and recognize her achievement. Andrea’s well-earned award and her contributions shape NSCA into what it is today.” Coach Mike Favre, University of Michigan Strength Coach and the 2012 award winner states, “I’m very excited for Andrea to receive this incredible award,” says Favre, “She’s joining the prestigious ranks of other influential award recipients which began over 30 years ago.”

The NSCA Coaches Conference featured several educational sessions and research presentations, all designed to help those attending to 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 Andrea Hudy, 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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