USA Weightlifting Level 1 Coaching Certification Course

2-day course teaching the technique, coaching cues, and program development of the Snatch, Clean & Jerk, and all associated movements.

Participants will gain knowledge and experience of programming of training for both competitive weightlifters and for athletes using the weightlifting movements for strength and power development as it applies to their chosen sport.

All participants are eligible for coaching certification with the completion of the in-person course and the certification examination.

Date: April 2 – April 3, 2022
Time: Saturday, April 2 8am-5pm; Sunday, April 3 – 8am-2pm
Location: College Avenue Gym

Cost: 2-day course is $499 per person

Please contact Bethann Wittig at for more information.

NASM Certified Personal Trainer Prep Course

Date: February 16 – April 27, 2022

Time: Every Wednesday from 6PM – 8PM

10 Hybrid-Model Classes:

  • 5 hands on in-person classes (2/16, 3/9, 3/30, 4/13, 4/27)
  • 5 online synchronous classes (2/23, 3/2, 3/23, 4/6, 4/20)
  • No Class 3/16

Location: In-Person Classes meet at College Ave Gym

Registration Deadline: February 9

Please contact Bethann Wittig at for more information.


The National Academy of Sports Medicine is the premier evidence-based certified personal training program. Enter the fitness industry with the skills, knowledge and techniques needed to change lives. Rutgers Recreation will prepare you for success! This 10-week hybrid course will teach all required components of the NASM-CPT exam in an adaptive environment. This prep course will keep you on track to sit for the NASM-CPT exam by May 2022 through interactive lectures, exercise demonstrations, comprehensive modules, aligned practice tests, in-person hands on lectures, and extensive study materials.


Discounted Price!

NASM Study Materials and CPT Exam valued at $999

Rutgers Affiliate discount $750 ($249 discount!)

Non-Rutgers Affiliate discount $850 ($149 discount!)


Course Includes:

  • NCCA Accredited Exam
  • All study materials (NASM-CPT Textbook, Online Course Content, Practice Quizzes)
  • Hybrid-model classes taught both in-person and online synchronously
  • Education & guidance from a Rutgers fitness professional to stay on track to sit for the NASM CPT Exam in just 10 weeks
  • One free student re-test (valued at $200)
  • Online lectures recorded and shared

** Students who enroll in this in-person prep course have an average 80% pass rate compared to those who self-study average a 70% pass rate **