Strength of America Award

The President's Council has teamed up with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) to improve strength programs and gym conditions in high schools across the country. Schools that earn the Strength of America Award Exit Disclaimer have demonstrated excellence in the implementation of safe and effective strength and conditioning programs. For more information on how to apply for the Strength of America award, contact NSCA. Applications for the award must be received by May 15th. Award winners are formally announced during the NSCA's National Conference.

2015 Winners

  • ANU Sport and Recreation Association - The Australian National University | Canberra, Australia | Coach Glenn Corcoran, CSCS, RSCC
  • Athens Academy | Athens, GA | Coach Bryan Pulliam, CSCS, RSCC
  • Avon High School | Avon, IN | Coach David Ballou, CSCS, RSCC
  • Battle Ground Academy | Franklin, TN | Coach Fred Eaves, CSCS, RSCC
  • Castle High School | Newburgh, IN | Coach Joshua Wildeman, CSCS, RSCC
  • Castle View High School | Castle Rock, CO | Coach Patrick McHenry, MA, CSCS,*D, RSCC
  • Charlotte Country Day School | Charlotte, NC | Coach Darnell Clark, MPE, CSCS, RSCC*D
  • Davenport West High School | Davenport, IA | Coach Dave Jenkins, CSCS
  • East Ascension High School | Gonzales, LA | Coach Daniel McCready, CSCS
  • Greater Atlanta Christian School | Norcross, GA | Coach Gary Schofield, ATC/L, CSCS,*D
  • Harker Heights High School | Harker Heights, TX | Coach Garson Skelton, M.Ed, CSCS*D, USAW, CISSN
  • Homewood-Flossmoor High School | Flossmoor, IL | Coach Steve Szymkowiak, MA, ATC, CSCS, RSCC*D
  • Ironwood High School | Glendale, AZ | Coach Eric Reed, CSCS,*D, RSCC
  • Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas | Dallas, TX | Coach Jeremy Weeks, CSCS, RSCC
  • Laguna Blanca School | Santa Barbara, CA | Coach Shane Lopes
  • Marquette University High School | Milwaukee, WI | Coach Mike Duehring, CSCS,*D
  • Mesa Ridge High School | Colorado Springs, CO | Coach Rob Braaten, CSCS
  • Midway High School | Kingston, TN | Coach K. Ryen Minton, CSCS
  • Muhlenberg High School | Laureldale, PA | Coach Todd Eisenhofer, CSCS
  • Muskego High School | Muskego, WI | Coach Mike Nitka, MS, CSCS, RSCC*E, FNSCA
  • Orange Lutheran High School | Orange, CA | Coach Carl Galloway, CSCS
  • Prairie School | Racine, WI | Coach H. Keith Owsley, MS, LAT, CSCS
  • Providence Day School | Charlotte, NC | Coach Tom Caruso, CSCS, RSCC
  • Robert E. Lee High School | Springfield, VA | Coach John Girton, MS, ATC, CSCS, RSCC
  • School of Human Movement Studies – Western Region Academy of Sport | Bathurst, Australia | Coach Stephen Bird, PhD, CSCS
  • Skutt Catholic High School | Omaha, NE | Coach Jeremy Moore, CSCS

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