National Center for Performance Health announced today that its client Michael Cerino, Limestone College Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics, has been recognized as the Under Armour NCAA Division II Athletics Director of the Year by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA). Cerino was presented the award on June 11 at the NACDA Convention at the World Center Marriott Resort in Orlando. The Athletics Director of the Year Award recognizes athletics directors at all levels for commitment and contributions to student-athletes, campuses and their surrounding communities.
Cerino is currently in his 11th year leading the Limestone College Athletics Department. Over the course of his tenure the department that has added several new sports and expanded their athletic facilities through significant fundraising efforts. As Limestone College Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics he serves over 800 student-athletes.
As one of the top athletic training departments in the nation, Limestone Athletics is seen as one of the most innovative in the nation. It currently works with the National Center for Performance Health using its Game Changer program – a revolutionary new approach to confidentially assists with mental health issues impacting academic/athletic performance, relationships, and overall happiness. Game Changer takes a holistic approach to the student-athlete to not only focus on their athletic performance, but to provide the students lifelong skills and educational training that will enable them to be exceptional leaders in their families, careers, and communities.
“I am very excited that Mike is getting recognized for his significant accomplishments,” said Rahul Mehra M.D., CEO and Chief Physician Executive of the National Center for Performance Health. “We have worked closely with his team at Limestone College. They are always looking for ways that they can better serve the student athlete and I am proud that we have a chance to work with them.”
About National Center for Performance Health
The National Center for Performance Health is a unique organization designed with one goal in mind – to help you become your best. Our dedicated team is headquartered in Tampa, FL and led by Rahul Mehra, M.D. Our services are never out of reach with our professional network of over 10,000 providers, physicians, and psychologists throughout the world. All our coaches are highly qualified and hold advanced degrees in the behavioral health field with at least two years of relevant clinical experience. We use advanced medical research and technology to achieve proven results. If you’ve ever thought about taking your game to the next level, then we can help.