Yearly Archives

2009

Academy Offering Full Tuition Scholarships to Olympians and Paralympians

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The United States Sports Academy is showing its appreciation for the sacrifices made by Olympians and Paralympians by offering a full tuition Olympic Scholarship Program for the Academy’s Bachelor of Sports Science (B.S.S.) degree. The Academy Olympic Scholarship is available to all United States Olympic and Paralympic participants. The classes are offered entirely online through distance learning. The Bachelor of Sports Science (B.S.S.) is offered in three disciplines: Sports Management, Sports Coaching and Sports Studies….

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Tennis Stars Roger Federer, Serena Williams Earn Academy’s July Athlete of the Month Honors

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Wimbledon champions Roger Federer of Switzerland and Serena Williams of the United States were named Male and Female Athlete of the Month for July by the United States Sports Academy. Federer played for history at Wimbledon, winning an unprecedented 15th Grand Slam singles title and sixth Wimbledon crown in seven years with a victory over Andy Roddick of the United States. Federer broke Roddick’s serve only one time, on the 77th and final game of…

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Malaysia, Academy Continue Long Relationship Developing Sport Programs

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The United States Sports Academy is working with the National Sports Institute (ISN) in Malaysia to develop sport as a significant contributor to the country’s economy, continuing a relationship that dates back to the 1950’s when Academy founder Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich coached the country’s national track and field team. During a five-day visit to Kuala Lumpur, United States Sports Academy Vice President Dr. T.J. Rosandich, a member of the ISN’s Board of Advisors, met…

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Academy To Provide Support To National Cheer Safety Foundation

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Reports that 65.2 percent of all catastrophic injuries to female athletes occur in high school cheerleading have led to efforts from the United States Sports Academy and the National Cheer Safety Foundation (NCSF) to educate cheer coaches. “Cheer safety education based on sports sciences is crucial in reducing catastrophic and over-use injuries in cheerleading,” said NCSF President and CEO Kimberly Archie. “Those involved need to insist that coaches are educated and trained to properly care…

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