2013 October

South Carolina Rally Over Missouri in Double Overtime Earns the Academy’s Game of the Week Honor

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With its starting quarterback struggling, South Carolina inserted backup Connor Shaw in the third quarter with the Gamecocks trailing No. 5 Missouri by 17 points. Shaw, hobbled by a sprained left knee, engineered three fourth-quarter drives and helped South Carolina score on their final five possessions to stun Missouri, 27-24, in two overtimes and earn selection as the Week 9…

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Interaction/Information Designer

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The United States Sports Academy is seeking an Interaction/Information Designer. A Master’s degree in Interaction Design, Information Design, on-line learning, or a related field with 4+ years of experience is required. Knowledge of pedagogy, web-based applications, and excellent writing skills are a must. A strong understanding of instructional design principles and collaborative process product iteration to help create new and…

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Web Developer

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The United States Sports Academy is looking for a Web Developer. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the underlying database applications associated with a dynamic website. Responsible for maintaining confidentiality at all times. B.S. in Computer Science preferred; equivalent exp. in MIS/CS and 5+ years web development exp. acceptable. Five years object-oriented programming, specifically with PHP and Ruby on…

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Doctoral Assistantships

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The United States Sports Academy is offering five Doctoral Teaching Assistantships to those who are interested in pursuing a Doctor of Education in Sports Management (Ed.D.) degree as a full-time, residential student. The purpose of the doctoral teaching assistantship is to augment and support the student’s doctoral academic program.

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International Teaching Assignments

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The United States Sports Academy is currently planning projects in the Middle East and Southeast Asia, including an international certification program with the Ministry of Youth and Sports in Malaysia, and is seeking qualified faculty to teach subjects in recreation, physical education, and sports. Anyone who is interested in these opportunities must have a graduate degree in a relevant field….

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Rosandich: 'You Can Truly Make a Difference' in the Lives of Malaysia's Youth

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Editor’s Note: This is the speech given by Dr. T.J. Rosandich, the Academy’s vice president and chief operating officer, during the convocation Oct. 19, 2013 in Kuala Lampur to the first Malaysian teachers to graduate from the university’s International Diploma in Physical Education and Scholastic Sports (IDPESS) program. Your Excellency, distinguished guests, faculty, students, ladies and gentlemen, I bid you…

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First Malaysian Teachers Graduate from United States Sports Academy Program

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The first 650 Malaysian teachers to complete the United States Sports Academy’s International Diploma in Physical Education and Scholastic Sports (IDPESS) program will receive their diplomas in a convocation ceremony. The program was held Saturday, Oct. 19 at Balai Bubaya Tun Syed Nasir Ismail in Dewan Bahasa Dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The convocation ceremony also kicked off the second…

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Auburn’s Defense Seals Upset of Texas A&M to Earn the Academy’s Game of the Week Honor

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The Auburn defense gave up 502 yards to Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel but he was finally stopped in his tracks, thanks to Tigers’ defensive end Dee Ford. Ford ensured his team’s, 45-41, upset victory over No. 7 Texas A&M (5-2, 2-2) by dropping the Aggie’s elusive Heisman Trophy quarterback twice in three plays at the end of the game. His…

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United States Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun Receives Academy’s 2013 Eagle Award

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United States Olympic Committee (USOC) chief executive officer Scott Blackmun earned the United States Sports Academy’s 2013 Eagle Award for helping forge one of the most significant agreements in the Olympic Movement. Blackmun negotiated a landmark revenue-sharing agreement in 2012 with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) over American television fees and worldwide sponsorship revenues that secures funding for both organizations,…

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Utah’s Big Upset of Stanford Earns the Academy’s Game of the Week Honor

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Utah quarterback Travis Wilson orchestrated the biggest upset at home in school history and the most significant victory the Utes have had since moving to the Pac-12 three years ago. The Utes shocked unbeaten and No. 5-ranked Stanford by making a goal-line stand in the final minute of the game and by Wilson throwing two TD passes in the 27-21…

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Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich Earns Sportsman of the Year Award from Gabarrón International Awards

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DAPHNE, Ala.— United States Sports Academy President and CEO Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich became the first American to earn the Sportsman of the Year award from The Gabarrón International Awards, which are being presented Nov. 8 in New York City. Dr. Rosandich, who was born and raised in Sheboygan Falls, Wis., was chosen for the honor for his “nearly 60…

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Congratulations to Our Newest Graduates!

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With rolling enrollment, the Academy’s students start their courses as soon as they are accepted without having to wait for the next semester to begin. The Academy is proud to announce its graduates for September 2013. Bachelor’s Students Charles D. Freitag (Eagle Lake, Minn.) – B.S.S. Sports Management Jivaro J. Johnson (Silver Spring, Md.) – B.S.S. Sports Management Master’s Students…

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