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Francis Neric

Francis Neric is the National Director of Certification for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Francis earned a BS in Exercise Science from California State University, Long Beach in 2002 and an MS in Exercise Physiology from California State University, Fullerton in 2005, as well as an MBA with a concentration in management from University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in 2016. 

Outside the classroom, Francis has coached age-group through master's level swimmers for over 10 years. Before coming to ACSM, he worked for the National Strength and Conditioning Association in continuing education, exam development, and project management. He and his wife and have two daughters with whom they enjoy exploring and investing in life experiences. 

Blogs by Francis Neric
March 13, 2018

Journey of Becoming ACSM Certified, Part 1

February 13, 2018

ACSM to Develop a Common Clinical Exercise Physiologist Certification Examination

February 13, 2018

Why Is It Taking So Long To Get My ACSM-CPT®, ACSM-EP® Exam Results?

December 17, 2017

Effect of New AHA Blood Pressure Guidelines on ACSM Exams

October 10, 2017

What's in a Name? Making Sense of Certification, Certificates and CECs

October 3, 2017

Who is Francis Neric?

October 3, 2017

What's in a Name?

September 20, 2017

2017 ACSM-GEI, ACSM-CEP and ACSM-RCEP Exam Updates: What to Expect

September 12, 2017

2017 ACSM-CPT and ACSM-EP exam updates: What you need to know

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