Colorado Springs, Colo. - The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is proud to announce Trinity College football senior Brandon Blaise (Morristown, N.J.), women's basketball senior co-captain Emily Llerena (New Milford, Conn.) and men's ice hockey senior co-captain Anthony Sabitsky (Sicklerville, N.J.) as 2018 All-American Athlete of the Year Award recipients. This award recognizes Blaise's, Llerena's and Sabitsky's athletic accomplishments and their dedication to strength and conditioning. Nominated by Bill DeLongis and Greg Cox, Trinity's strength and conditioning coaces, their determination to improve in athletics while maintaining academic prominence is a great model for all student-athletes at Trinity College.
"We are proud to have Coach DeLongis and Coach Cox join 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 these three is the foundation the NSCA is built on."
For an updated list of the All-American Athletes of the Year award, 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.