Lee E. Brown, Ed.D.

by Teresa Crane | Thursday, Jul 20, 2023

The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation recognized Lee E. Brown, Ed.D., CSCS, *D, FNSCA, as prestigious 2023 Legacy Scholarship Honoree. Brown held the position of President of the NSCA from 2006 to 2009 and subsequently President of the NSCA Foundation from 2009 to 2012. In 2014 he received the NSCA’s Lifetime Achievement award for his work with the Association.

A California native, Brown acquired his B.S. in Physical Education from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee. He holds both a master’s degree in exercise science and a doctorate in educational leadership from Florida Atlantic in Boca Raton, FL. Brown serves as a Professor Emeritus of Kinesiology at California State University, Fullerton. An esteemed scholar, Brown has authored over 600 total scholarly articles, presentations, books, and chapters, making significant contributions to the field.

“I am honored to be recognized as the honoree of this year’s award. Thank you for recognizing my work and the contributions of my students to the field and for supporting future students who are pursuing their education in strength and conditioning,” said Brown.

Created in 2022, the Legacy Scholarship awards $2,000 annually to an applying NSCA Member pursuing a doctoral degree in strength and conditioning-related fields. The Legacy Scholarship was developed to acknowledge the lasting impact and dedication of NSCA Members and is given in honor of a different member each year.