Frazier Named Master Strength and Conditioning Coach

James Frazier action photo
Photo courtesy: Gil Talbot.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard Director of Strength and Conditioning James Frazier has been named a Master Strength and Conditioning Coach by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa). The honor is the highest given in the profession.

Frazier is set to receive his blue Master Strength and Conditioning Coach (MSCC) Jacket from fellow MSCC Chris Doyle of Iowa at the association's 2021 CSCCa National Conference in Fort Worth, Texas on May 6, 2021.

"This is an incredible honor for James," CSCCa Executive Director Dr. Chuck Stiggins said. "Being named a Master Strength and Conditioning Coach signifies a commitment to the student athlete, the Harvard University Athletic Program, and the strength and conditioning profession. We are honored to have Coach Frazier as a member of our association and to have him join the ranks of Master Strength and Conditioning Coaches. He is truly a model of an outstanding strength and conditioning professional."

Frazier is one of 23 collegiate strength and conditioning coaches, and one of three in the Ivy League, to receive the prestigious title and he joins the existing 197 MSCCs, bringing the total number to 220.

To be named an MSCC, one must hold a minimum of a bachelor's degree, be a currently practicing and full-time strength and conditioning coach (college or professional team), hold current membership in the CSCCa and be in good standing, hold the CSCCa Certification-SCCC (strength and conditioning coach certified), and have a minimum of 12 years of full-time experience in the college or professional ranks.