from NSCA Press Release
Colorado Springs, CO - The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is proud to announce Transylvania softball junior pitcher Renae Morton and women's basketball junior forward Rachel Cox as 2017 All-American Athlete of the Year Award recipients.
The award recognizes Morton and Cox's athletic accomplishments and their dedication to strength and conditioning. Nominated by Head Strength & Conditioning Coach Mike Caro, Morton and Cox's determination to improve in athletics while maintaining academic prominence makes both great models for all student-athletes at Transylvania University.
"We are proud to have Coach Caro as a part of the NSCA, to ensure athlete safety and improve athletic performance," says Coach Scott Caulfield, the NSCA's Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, "Supporting NSCA-certified coaches, and student-athletes like Renae and Rachel, is the foundation the NSCA is built on."
For additional information about the NSCA 2017 All-American Athlete of the Year, visit www.nsca.com.
About the National Strength & Conditioning Association
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is an international nonprofit professional association founded in 1978 and is dedicated to advancing the strength and conditioning profession around the world.
The NSCA advances the profession by supporting strength and conditioning professionals devoted to helping others discover and maximize their strengths. The organization disseminates research-based knowledge and its practical application by offering industry-leading certifications, research journals, career development services, and continuing education opportunities. The NSCA community is composed of more than 45,000 members and certified professionals who further industry standards as researchers, educators, strength coaches, personal trainers, and other roles in related fields.
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.