Author and well-known fitness professional Roger Earle, MA, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, has been appointed professional education division director for Human Kinetics. In this role, Earle will coordinate the development, production, and marketing of new courses and products. He will also initiate and maintain agreements and partnerships with professional associations, corporations, universities, and agencies.
Before joining Human Kinetics, Earle served as the associate executive director of certification for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), where he was responsible for developing the certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) and the NSCA-certified personal trainer (NSCA-CPT) certification exams. Earle has also worked as the head strength and conditioning coach and a faculty member of the exercise science and athletic training department at Creighton University in Omaha.
Earle has over 20 years of experience as a personal fitness trainer and is a frequent lecturer at national and international conferences on designing personalized exercise and training programs. He coauthored the first and second editions of Fitness Weight Training and the third edition of Weight Training: Steps to Success. He also coedited NSCA's Essentials of Personal Training and the second and third editions of Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning. All of the books were published by Human Kinetics.