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NCSF Media Relations


The NCSF is comprised of a member driven organization and board for certification. The NCSF Board for Certification serves as the credentialing body for the organization and regulates professional practices of certified personal trainers. The authority over the personal trainer credential, the board sets practice standards and guidelines, defines eligibility requirements, delineates professional scope and oversees competency assessment of certification candidates. The member organization provides support services, educational programs, public outreach and professional advocacy for the Personal Training profession. As a leading authority in the health and fitness industry, the mission of the NCSF is to serve both the interests of the Personal Training profession as well as that of the general public they serve.

NCSF Domains of Expertise
Professional DomainPublic Domain
Professional CertificationFitness Training and Instruction
Personal Trainer LegislationPhysical Activity and Health
Personal Trainer Scope of PracticePhysical Activity and Special Populations
Personal Trainer Qualification StandardsPhysical Assessment and Measurement
Personal Trainer EmploymentSports Performance
Personal Trainer Standards of PracticeSports Nutrition
 Nutrition, Diet, and Weight Management
Media Frequently Asked Questions
How do I speak to an NCSF expert for an article or publication?

Complete the media request form below or call 800 772 NCSF and request an expert interview. In either case, you will be directed to the appropriate expert based on the identified domain.

How can my organization get someone from NCSF to speak at our event?

Contact the organization at (305) 666-3945, or complete the media request form.

Can I reproduce content from NCSF materials or the website?

The NCSF has all content and intellectual property covered by copyright laws unless otherwise noted. To use or republish an article or document presented by the organization through one of any media channels or to request a logo license, please complete the media relations form. The NCSF logo may not be used without a trademark licensing agreement.

Can I use the NCSF logo in my publication?

The NCSF logo is a trademarked image, and may not be used without a trademark licensing agreement. If you are a partner and would like to enter into a trademark agreement with NCSF, please complete the media relations form.

How do I get contact information for a specific person at NCSF?

Contact the NCSF at (305) 666-3945 and you will be directed to the appropriate person. Many NCSF faculty and affiliates do not work in the administrative offices, to contact them use Contact Us and your information will be forwarded to the intended audience.

Whom should I contact about a potential business relationship?

To protect the integrity of the organization’s good will, the NCSF has strict rules and regulations related to business affiliation. If you have an interest in a possible business relationship, please complete the media request form and state your intended business.

Can I link my website to

Due to the fact that the NCSF cannot guarantee or warrant the content of external website links the organization does not engage in reciprocal linking. Typically the organization only links to other organization or government websites or NCSF partners. NCSF does not endorse nor guarantee in any way the services, advice, or products of non–governmental or non–partner website links to the NCSF site.

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