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Mr Michael Adam Cochran 8/9/2013 12:29:06 PM
Posted: Tuesday, November 26, 2013 1:14 PM
Joined: 8/9/2013
Posts: 1

I am in the process of studying for the CSCS exam. My work and educational background include twenty years of service in the U.S. Army (I retired in 2002). I have been employed as a police officer since my retirement and, I possess a Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice.


My desire is to obtain the CSCS certification and also the TSAC-F certification so that I may work with and train Law enforcement entities within the State of Wisconsin where I reside. However, I am unclear if one must possess the CSCS certification first. If not, would it benefit me to take the TSAC-F exam first and then obtain the CSCS certification.


Any advice is greatly appreciated.


Mike Cochran


John I. Hofman, MS, CSCS 6/12/2012 1:25:48 PM
Posted: Thursday, January 16, 2014 12:32 PM
Joined: 6/12/2012
Posts: 3

Hi mike


you can obtain the TSAC-F without the CSCS. But I would recommend getting both as they are both highly recognized in the field and will bring nothing but value to your ability to be a great coach. I ti always wise learn from boths aspects (athletics and tactical) as one can learn from each.


hope it helps


Keith Chittenden, CSCS, TSAC-F 6/5/2012 8:05:25 PM
Posted: Friday, March 7, 2014 1:29 PM
Joined: 6/5/2012
Posts: 1

if you pass the cscs, then passing the tsac-f will be a piece of cake. good luck