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  NSU Strength and Conditioning Coach
  Earns Respected Certification, Designation

Reese Bridgman, NSU assistant AD/strength and conditioning coach, is being named Master Strength and Conditioning Coach by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa). This honor is the highest given in the strength and conditioning coaching profession. During the ceremony honoring him, Master Strength and Conditioning Coach Mike Gentry from Virginia Tech University will present Bridgman with the blue MSCC Jacket.

“Being named a Master Strength and Conditioning Coach signifies a commitment to the student athlete, the Norfolk State University Athletic Program, and the strength and conditioning profession,” says CSCCa Executive Director, Dr. Chuck Stiggins. “We are honored to have Coach Bridgman as a member of our association and to have him join the ranks of the Master Strength and Conditioning Coaches.  He is truly a model of an outstanding strength and conditioning professional.”

In order to receive this certification and title of distinction, an individual must meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree;
  • Be a currently practicing, full-time strength & conditioning coach on the collegiate
             or professional level;
  • Hold current membership in the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches
             association (CSCCa);
  • Hold the CSCCa Certification – SCCC (Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified); and
  • Have a minimum of 12 years experience as a full-time strength and conditioning
            coach on the collegiate and/or professional level.

Twenty-two collegiate strength & conditioning coaches will receive the prestigious certification.


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