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About PCSFN

The President’s Council works to increase sports participation among youth of all backgrounds and abilities and to promote healthy and active lifestyles for all Americans. The President’s Council is made up of athletes, physicians, fitness professionals, and entrepreneurs who are appointed by the President and serve in an advisory capacity through the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Our Mission & Vision

The President's Council's mission is to increase sports participation among youth of all backgrounds and abilities and to promote healthy and active lifestyles for all Americans.

Executive Order

The Council was established through an Executive Order by the President of the United States.

Meet Key PCSFN Staff

The Executive Director and staff carry out the mission of the President's Council to increase sports participation among youth of all backgrounds and abilities and to promote healthy and active lifestyles for all Americans.

Our History

Learn about the Council, which began in 1956, when President Eisenhower established the President's Council on Youth Fitness. After more than six decades, we are now the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition, and we strive to engage, educate, and empower all Americans to adopt a healthy lifestyle that includes regular physical activity and good nutrition.

Our Council Meetings

PCSFN hosts an annual meeting to set Council priorities, and to discuss current programs and upcoming initiatives.

Our Foundation

The National Fitness Foundation was created to serve and support PCSFN’s mission to engage, educate, and empower all Americans across the lifespan to adopt a healthy lifestyle that includes regular physical activity and good nutrition.

Our Science Board

The Science Board, made up of scholars who have made significant contributions to the research and science of physical activity, sports, and nutrition, was formed in 2003 to ensure that the messages and programs of the Council are scientifically sound.

Our Social Media

Connect with the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition on social media.

Contact Us

Contact the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition (PCSFN), invite us to an event, or learn about internship opportunities with the Council.

 

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Content last reviewed on August 16, 2018