Candidates who have not been a full-time strength and conditioning coach of collegiate and/or professional athletic team for 12 or more years and Students/Interns

ATTENTION: CSCCa membership is not required for obtaining or maintaining SCCC Certification, but CSCCa members do receive discounted rates. Annual membership dues (membership year runs from August 1- July 31) must be paid by corresponding deadlines in order to receive the member discounted pricing for: conference registration, SCCC Certification fees, and CEU reporting & CSCCa course fees. A non-compliance fee will be assessed for individuals who do not pay the membership fee by the corresponding deadline, but who have received discounted pricing for any CSCCa dues and fees.

Individuals without a minimum of 12 years of full-time collegiate and/or professional-level strength and conditioning coaching experience or students/interns preparing to become collegiate and professional-level strength and conditioning coaches must complete the following requirements:

Requirement Description Deadline
Exam Application Applications can be submitted here. February 21, 2020
CSCCa Code of Conduct A signed CSCCa Code of Conduct must be submitted to the CSCCa National Office in order to sit for the SCCC Certification Exam. February 21, 2020
Practicum Waiver & Information Form A Practicum Waiver & Information Form must be submitted to the CSCCa National Office at the beginning of your 640-hour CSCCa-approved internship. February 21, 2020
Membership Dues Membership Dues

Students: $55/year Full time: $110

February 21, 2020
Certification Fee Certification Fee

Member:$360 -- Non Member: $470

February 21, 2020
Bachelor's Degree Completion of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution. A sealed, official transcript verifying attainment of a Bachelor's Degree is required. Transcripts issued to students or copies will not be accepted. Transcripts must be sent from the University's Records Department directly to the CSCCa National Office either electronically to or mailed in an official, sealed envelope. February 21, 2020
CPR/AED/First Aid Card Copy of the front and back of CPR, First Aid, and AED certification card obtained through the American Red Cross, the American Heart Association, or a similar organization which must be current on the date of the practical exam, must be faxed, mailed, or emailed to the national office. CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications obtained solely online will not be accepted. March 18, 2020
Internship Completion Verification Form Internship completion verification form signed and submitted by a CSCCa-approved mentor at the completion of a 640-hour CSCCa-approved internship March 18, 2020
Practicum Fee Practicum Fee of $230 March 18, 2020
Program Design Submission of a program design to the CSCCa National Office via email. Template and instructions will be emailed to registered candidates in early March. April 1, 2020
Certification fees will be accepted starting August 1, 2019.
    Upcoming Testing Windows:
        * Written Exam: April 1- May 6, 2020

        * Practical Exam : May 6, 2020