Cannabinoid Sports Specialist (CSS)

The Cannabinoid Sports Specialist (CSS) credential will give expert knowledge into the research and development of the ongoing study into the role cannabinoids can play within sports science. From increased performance to heightened recovery, cannabinoids are proving to show exciting possibilities in aiding athletes and active folks alike. A Cannabinoid Sports Specialist will possess the knowledge, insight, and ability to implement different cannabinoids into varying sports-related applications and stands to solidify themselves in a solid professional position as cannabinoids become more widely accepted in both professional and amateur sports through treatments, training and functional applications.

2 hour Course
4 Session credits (2 Required panel sessions)
Video Proctored Exam: 20 multiple choice questions
8 CEUs per year for renewal

Technical Requirements: Renewal courses must be designated by the Cannabinoid Industry Association. Certification prospects have two opportunities to pass their exams, after which they must retake the required course. Session unit requirements must be fulfilled at CBD Expo Conferences.


Joseph Rosado
Curriculum Creator and Instructor


James Schwartz, BSN, LNC
Current Course Instructor