The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) has presented nine Hollins University student-athletes with its 2022 All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year Award.
The program spotlights collegiate student-athletes whose athletic accomplishments reflect their dedication to strength training and conditioning. NSCA All-Americans are also cited for their academic and personal accomplishments as well as integrity as student-athletes.
Hollins’ Director of Sports Performance and Student Wellness Leslie Williams nominated the following NSCA All-American Award recipients:
Madisen Charles ’22 (soccer)
Austin Gore ’23 (equestrian/riding)
Tate Hurley ’24 (lacrosse)
Carlia Kearney ’23 (tennis)
Katherine Komarek ’24 (swimming)
Kaitlyn Okin ’22 (cross-country)
Tia Tucker ’24 (basketball)
Dymond Williams ’24 (track & field)
Selena Wolfe ’24 (volleyball)
“This recognition goes to student-athletes who give a great effort, provide a positive example to their teammates in training, and consistently go above and beyond in the weight room and taking care of their physical development,” Williams noted. “Our sports performance team is proud of the accomplishments made by all of our student-athletes, and we are grateful for the opportunity to work with an outstanding group of future leaders at Hollins. We appreciate the NSCA for honoring their efforts.”
“We are proud to have Hollins University Sports Performance join the NSCA in its mission to safely improve athletic performance,” added Eric McMahon, NSCA’s coaching and sport science program manager. “Supporting our student-athletes like these nine recipients guarantees a stronger future for the NSCA.”