Professional Organizations & Certifications

Recommended certifications include: ACSM-HFS or CPT, NSCA-CSCS or CPT.  Industry standard certifications will set you apart from less experienced individuals in the ESS field.  

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
Health Fitness Specialist  (HFS) Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)

The Cooper Institute (CI)
Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)

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National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

American Council on Exercise (ACE) Certified Personal Trainer (CPT); Certified Group Exercise Instructor 

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International Fitness Professionals Association (IFPA)
Certified Personal Fitness Trainer

National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF)
National Certified Personal Trainer

Colorado Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (COAHPERD)

Society of Health & Physical Educators  (SHAPE)
Supports and assists physical educators and all specialties related to achieving a healthy lifestyle