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The Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA) is a not-for-profit Association registered in the State of Queensland. The ASCA’s National Office is currently based in Helensvale on the Gold Coast. The ASCA is governed by a Board of 5 that oversees the strategic direction of the whole Association.
The Australian Strength and Conditioning Association is the professional development body for Strength and Conditioning Coaches in Australia, representing over 6000 Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coaches involved in coaching athletes/teams at all levels of participation from the club through to Olympic and professional sport levels. The ASCA is recognised internationally as an industry leader via international affiliates across the globe. The ASCA is the professional educational body for Strength and Conditioning coaches in Australia. Coach education is conducted through; accreditation courses that are recognised through the National Coach Accreditation Scheme administered by the Australian Sports Commission, updating workshops and seminars and through the ASCA official publication the 'Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning'. The ASCA was established in 1992 to look after the interests of Strength and Conditioning Coaches and to give the industry a voice in discussions and negotiations with service providers and to provide education opportunities for Strength and Conditioning Coaches nationally.
We will promote, develop and service the Australian Strength and Conditioning Coaching industry and be widely recognised as the National Peak Industry Body in Australia and as an international industry leader.
The aim of the ASCA is to 'bridge the gap between sports science and practical application'.