The NSCA Foundation and USA Weightlifting, have partnered together and established the Dr. Richard Borden Coaching Advancement Grant. 

Dr. Richard Borden was one of the longest-serving NSCA Board members in the NSCA history. Dr. Borden was a USA Weightlifting International Coach, the highest recognized level of Coaching achievement by USA Weightlifting and a Category 1 International Referee, the highest level of Referee under the International Weightlifting Federation. 

The Dr. Richard Borden Coaching Advancement Grant is available to current NSCA Members who are not yet certified by the NSCA in any form and those who are currently USA Weightlifting Level 1 Coaches looking to advance their education. The grant will cover the recipient to take their CSCS, CSPS, NSCA-CPT, or TSAC-F (1 certification only) and a USA Weightlifting Level 2 Course. 

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