COLUMBUS, Ohio – Anthony Glass, director of strength and conditioning for Olympic sports at Ohio State, will be honored at the Ninth Annual National Conference of the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa) May 6-8 in Nashville with the certification of Master Strength and Conditioning Coach (MSCC), the highest honor for a coach in the strength and conditioning field.

Glass, in his eighth season with Ohio State, oversees all aspects of the Buckeyes strength-training program. He has been instrumental in the high level of success Ohio State’s athletics programs have enjoyed in recent years.

“Anthony is a very valued member of our organization,” Janine Oman, assistant athletics director for sport performance, said. “He brings many years of experience to his position and provides valuable mentorship not only to his employees but to the strength and conditioning association as a whole. I congratulate him on his honor and he is very deserving of this award.”

Dr. Chuck Stiggins, executive director of the CSCCa, praised Glass for his leadership and lifetime of service to strength and conditioning.

“Coach Glass is a leader in his field and is highly respected by his peers and co-workers,” Stiggins said. He has dedicated his life and career to the field of strength and conditioning, entitling him to receive the prestigious honor of certifying as a Master Strength and Conditioning Coach, Stiggins continued.

Glass is one of only 80 individuals who have the MSCC certification. The achievement represents professionalism, knowledge, experience, expertise, as well as longevity in the field.

The CSCCa, based in Provo, Utah, consists of the world’s leading strength & conditioning professionals. Its purpose is to teach athletes how to maximize athletic performance through safe and effective exercise prescription, while promoting unity and respect for all strength and conditioning coaches of collegiate and professional athletic programs.

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