Greenwich High School Strength Program Receives 2018 “Strength of America Award”

Pat Mediate, John Marinelli and Kevin Avery. Photo: Leslie Yager

The National Strength and Conditioning Association and the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition are proud to announce Greenwich High School in Greenwich, CT as a 2018 Strength of America award recipient.

This award recognizes Greenwich High School Football to have represented the gold standard in strength and conditioning programs.

Led by Patrick Mediate, GHS’s head Strength Coach, who sought to improve the school’s curriculum, the Greenwich Strength and Conditioning program was measured in four categories: Supervision, Education, Program, and Facilities.

Selected from hundreds of eligible schools, Greenwich High School will be recognized during the NSCA’s National Conference Awards Banquet, July 13, 2018 in Indianapolis, IN.

The NSCA and the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition are working together to provide all high schools concise guidelines.

“I’m proud to have Greenwich High School be part of our ongoing mission to improve the education and programs for all our youth,” said Coach Scott Caulfield, the NSCA’s Head Strength and Conditioning Coach.

GHS head football coach credited his colleagues for the achievement.

“It’s a great honor to be recognized by the most prestigious Strength and Conditioning Organization in the world, the NSCA. Our program is designed and executed by Pat Mediate and Kevin Avery has helped our student-athletes flourish in all sports, not only football.”

The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is an international nonprofit professional association founded in 1978 and is dedicated to advancing the strength and conditioning profession around the world.