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Providence Day Receives the 2021 Strength of America Award

Providence Day Receives the 2021 Strength of America Award

Chargers raise strength and conditioning standards creating safer programs and facilities for their athletes.

Colorado Springs, CO - The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is proud to announce Providence Day School in Charlotte, NC as a 2021 Strength of America award recipient. This award recognizes Providence Day to have represented the gold standard in strength and conditioning programs.

Led by Tom Caruso, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, to improve the school’s curriculum, Providence Day was measured in four major categories: Supervision, Education, Program, and Facilities. Selected from hundreds of eligible schools, Providence Day will be recognized on the NSCA website as having achieved the Strength of America distinction.    

The NSCA provides all high schools concise guidelines. “I am proud to have Providence Day be part of our ongoing mission to  improve the education and programs for all our youth,” says Eric McMahon, the NSCA’s Coaching and Sport Science Program Manager.

Coach Caruso states, “Providence Day School's commitment to the development of the whole student has provided an opportunity to win this award since 2011.The award is given to the facilities that maintain a safe environment and have certified strength and conditioning coaches monitoring and prescribing programs that help our students reach the next level of their physical fitness in life and sport.”

Congratulations to Coach Caruso on a job well done! For an updated list of Strength of America award winners, visit

About the National Strength & Conditioning Association 

Founded in 1978, the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is a nonprofit association dedicated to advancing the strength and conditioning and related sport science professions around the world.                                                                                                                    
The NSCA exists to empower a community of professionals to maximize their impact through disseminating evidence-based knowledge and its practical application by offering industry-leading certifications, research journals, career development services, networking opportunities, and continuing education. The NSCA community is composed of more than 60,000 members and certified professionals throughout the world who further industry standards as researchers, educators, strength and conditioning coaches, performance and sport scientists, personal trainers, tactical professionals, and other related roles.

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