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2014

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U.S. Sports Academy donates art to Daphne Public Library

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Pictured are United States Sports Academy President and CEO Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich (L) and Tonya Young (R), Director of the Daphne Public Library. The United States Sports Academy, which is home of the American Sport Art Museum and Archives (ASAMA), recently donated a Wyland lithograph entitled, “Chinese Brush Strokes” to the Daphne Public Library. “We feel honored that the United States Sports Academy would think of the library to receive such a gift,” said…

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U.S. Sports Academy Sports Talk asks does ‘Cheating Pay’ as stated by Big 12 commissioner

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Daphne, AL – Sports fans mark your calendars for 11:30 a.m. Wednesday for the next edition of the United States Sports Academy’s Sports Talk program. This week the Sports Talk panel asks does “Cheating Pay” as stated by Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby earlier this week at the Big 12 Football Media Days. The panel will discuss whether there is a problem with NCAA “Cheating,” or is it a function of the rules and the…

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U.S. Naval Commander Peterson earns doctorate degree from U.S. Sports Academy

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For many alumni of the United States Sports Academy, the flexibility of the academic programs is an important reason for choosing the Academy … the same was true for recent graduate and U. S. Navy Commander David Peterson. Commander Peterson recently received his doctorate in Sport Management with an emphasis in Health and Fitness, earning his degree in just over two years. He currently serves as the Director of Remedial Physical Training (PT) Programs and…

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Congratulations to our recent graduates!

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With rolling enrollment, the Academy’s students begin 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 latest graduates. Bachelor’s Student Peter Csepregi (Sarasota, Fla.) – B.S.S. Sports Management Master’s Students Josh Hindman (Cleveland, Tenn.)– M.S.S. Sports Coaching, Recreation Management emphasis Brandon J. Kinzer (Milan, Mich.) – M.S.S. Sports Management Natalie Ruth Mullan (Caronport, Saskatc) – M.S.S. Sports Medicine Matthew…

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Sports Academy alumni teach in international program in Malaysia, China and Thailand

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The United States Sports Academy has a number of alumni, who are teaching in its international programs. The Academy currently has programs in Malaysia, China and Thailand. Below is a listing of alumni who are teaching overseas. Dr. Jamie Butikofer (U.S. Sports Academy Degree; Ed.D. in sports management) International Assignment: Thailand Butikofer has worked as the Assistant Athletic Director at Habersham Central High School in Mount Airy, Georgia, for the past ten years. Butikofer earned…

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U.S. Sports Academy donates art to Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce

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Pictured are United States Sports Academy President and CEO Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich (L) and Heiko Einfeld (R), Interim Executive Director of the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce. The United States Sports Academy, which is home of the American Sport Art Museum and Archives (ASAMA), recently donated a Wyland lithograph (#150) entitled, “Chinese Brush Strokes” to the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce’s Scenic Overlook office. The Chinese characters on the piece depict “Higher, Faster, Stronger,” which represents the Olympic Motto. …

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United States Sports Academy teaches classes in Thailand

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The United States Sports Academy’s Dr. Dave Shrock recently returned from a teaching assignment in Bangkok, Thailand, teaching a course in conjunction with the Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT). Dr. Shrock, who received his doctorate in Sports Management from the Academy in 2009, taught a sports marketing course as part of the program. The course was the fifth course in a six-part series hosted by the SAT for the Academy’s International Certification in Sports Coaching…

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U.S. Sports Academy Sports Talk asks ‘Is there a Division IV in the NCAA’s Future’

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Sports fans mark your calendars for 11:30 a.m. Wednesday for the next edition of the United States Sports Academy’s Sports Talk program.  This week the Sports Talk panel asks “Is there a Division IV in the NCAA’s Future?” The panel will discuss what will become of the NCAA if the “Big Five” conferences go their own way. To view the panel discussion live, visit the Academy’s Google Plus page at http://google.com/+UssaEdu. Moderated by Dr. Arthur…

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Academy recognizes multi-gold medalist Petushkov with Disabled Athlete Award

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United States Sports Academy President and CEO Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich proudly announces Roman Petushkov as the 2014 recipient of the Academy’s prestigious Juan Antonio Samaranch IOC Disabled Athlete Award. The recognition comes after Petushkov starred in the 2014 Sochi Paralympics for Russia. The 36-year-old won an incredible six gold medals, the most ever at a Winter Games. The record-setting performance came on his home snow in the biathlon and cross-country skiing. In the biathlon,…

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U.S. Sports Academy Sports Talk asks ‘Has Free Agency made the NBA a Traveling Circus’

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Daphne, AL – Sports fans mark your calendars for 11:30 a.m. Wednesday for the next edition of the United States Sports Academy’s Sports Talk program.  This week the Sports Talk panel asks “Has free agency made the NBA a traveling circus.” The panel will discuss the effect of free agency and the salary cap on the NBA. To view the panel discussion live, visit the Academy’s Google Plus page at http://google.com/+UssaEdu. Moderated by Dr. Arthur…

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Goodnight named Sports Academy’s Artist of the Month for July

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For decades, The Academy’s 1997 Sport Artist of the Year, Paul Goodnight has created inspiring portraits of well-known athletes surrounded by symbols of his or her cultural heritage. His work has decorated numerous television and film sets, the first being the popular sitcom, “The Cosby Show” in 1984. Over the years, Goodnight’s paintings were also seen on shows such as “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air” and “Seinfeld” and in publications such as Architectural Digest,…

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