About NAASFP

The North American Academy for Sport Fitness Professionals (NAASFP) is here to provide you with the knowledge, expertise, and specific training techniques to enable athletes to expand the capacity of their bodies to perform, while remaining strong and free from injuries.  Since 1995, NAASFP has certified and provided continuing fitness education to post-graduate fitness professionals who want to improve the performance quality of athletes across North America.

NAASFP specializes in demonstration-based certification that is accessible, attainable, and affordable.  We are committed to providing the highest quality certification and continuing fitness education programs available, advancing our industry as a whole, and developing greater access to career opportunities for those who share our vision of creating a stronger, healthier world.

Dedicated to providing post-secondary training in the area of sports fitness, in 2010 NAASFP expanded its focus with the launching of the Marathon Running Coach certification program designed for the general public who wish to enter the rapidly expanding specialty field of running. This intensive, evidenced-based certification and advanced credential enable sport-minded individuals to become Sport Fitness Professionals specializing in the niche market of long-distance running and walking.

NAASFP’s education approach is supported by an advisory council of top fitness industry professionals from across North America.  The course material is adjudicated by leaders in the industry.

OUR MISSION

NAASFP is committed to providing the highest quality evidence-based sport fitness education and certification programs available, advancing the sport fitness industry as a whole, providing a standard of performance for the sport fitness industry, and developing greater access to career opportunities for those who share our vision of Empowering Athletes to become Champions.

COACHES’ CODE OF ETHICS

All Sport Fitness Professionals certified with the North American Academy for Sport Fitness Professionals must practice in accordance with our Coaching Code of Ethics.  View the NAASFP Coaching Code of Ethics.