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March 2014

UNC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

UNC Coach Sylvia Hatchell named 2013 C. Vivian Stringer Coaching Award Winner

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Sylvia Hatchell accepts 2013 C. Vivian Stringer Coaching Award presented by Dr. Mark Janas during half-time of the last home basketball game on Sunday, 2 March 2014. The Academy is proud to announce Sylvia Hatchell, University of North Carolina’s (UNC) head women’s basketball coach, as their 2013 C. Vivian Stringer Coaching Award winner. Hatchell was presented the award on Sunday, 2 March 2014, by UNC and Academy alumnus Mark Janas at the last regular-season game…

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Distinguished Service Award Presented to Longtime Track and Field Coach

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Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich, Academy President and CEO, presented Mr. Vic Godfrey (right) with a Distinguished Service Award in Daphne, Ala., on Thursday, 6 March 2014.  A longtime track and field coach, Godfrey was the first National Faculty member to serve the Academy internationally when he went on assignment to the Kingdom of Bahrain in 1977.  Godfrey, currently the cross country coach at Watertown High School in South Dakota, continues to serve on the Academy’s…

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People, Places and Programs

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Joe Castiglione, the Director of Athletics at the University of Oklahoma and the Academy’s 2012 Carl Maddox Sports Management Award recipient, will be recognized as Oklahoma City University’s (OCU) 2013-14 recipient of the Abe Lemons/Paul Hansen Award for Sports Excellence. Castiglione will receive the award during the annual OCU Sports Spectacular dinner and auction on Wednesday, 2 April 2014, at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Okla. Trustee Joan Cronan was…

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NACDA Names The Corbett Award and the Hall of Fame Class Recipients

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The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) announced Bill Byrne, the former director of athletics at Texas A&M, as their 2014 James J. Corbett Memorial Award recipient. Byrne served as a director of athletics for 29 years and now serves as the special advisor to the President at Texas A&M. Given annually since 1967, the James J. Corbett Memorial Award is named in honor of the former Louisiana State University director of athletics…

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