Dr. T.J. Rosandich

Dr. T.J. Rosandich

Vice President

Dr. T.J. Rosandich serves as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Academy, where he earned both his master’s and doctoral degrees. In addition to having oversight responsibility for the Academy’s administrative and financial functions, he also chairs the Institutional Effectiveness Committee and is responsible for international programs.

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Dr. Stephen Butler

Dr. Stephen Butler

Dean of Academics

Dr. Stephen Butler is the Dean of Academic Affairs at the Academy. Previously, he served as an administrator, faculty member, and curriculum developer in higher education at several institutions. Butler serves on the Board of Directors of the Big Sur International Marathon.

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Dr. Fred Cromartie

Dr. Fred Cromartie

Director of Doctoral Studies

Dr. Fred Cromartie earned his doctorate and master’s degrees from the Academy and was named the school’s 2002 Alumnus of the Year. He is the Academy’s director of doctoral studies and has held several management positions during his 20 years there.

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Dr. Arthur Ogden

Dr. Arthur Ogden

Chair of Sports Management

Dr. Arthur Ogden has more than 45 years of experience in education as a vice president of academic affairs, a head football coach at the high school, junior college, and collegiate levels, an athletic director at the high school and collegiate levels, a dean of liberal arts, a graduate dean and a college president.

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Dr. William Wirt Edwards

Dr. William Wirt Edwards

Chair of Sports Exercise Science

Dr. Wirt Edwards is Chair of the Department of Sports Exercise Science at the Academy. He has over 15 years of teaching experience at the college level. At Sam Houston State, he played on two NAIA national championship golf teams.

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Dr. William Steffen

Dr. William Steffen

Chair of Sports Coaching

Dr. William Steffen is Chair of Sports Studies at the United States Sports Academy> He has teaching and research expertise that includes sports psychology, leadership and motivation. He served as the head women’s soccer coach at the University of Oregon for nine years and has nearly 20 years of coaching experience.

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Dr. Michael J. Fredrick

Dr. Michael J. Fredrick

Chair of Sports Studies

Dr. Michael J. Fredrick is the Chair of Sports Studies and a faculty member here at the Academy. He has developed curricula and taught physical education at the college level for the past 21 years. In addition, he has provided sport psychology services to several high school, college sport teams during the past two decades.

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Dr. Timothy Foley

Dr. Timothy Foley

Dean of Student Services

Dr. Tim Foley is the Dean of Student Services and a faculty member at the Academy. He has five years of collegiate teaching experience in business and physical education. Foley has three years of collegiate baseball coaching experience.

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Mr. Brandon Spradley

Mr. Brandon Spradley

Acting Director of Continuing Education

Mr. Brandon Spradley is a doctoral teaching assistant at the Academy. The former University of Alabama track and field sprinter earned his master’s with honors in exercise science from Alabama in December 2010 and graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s in Kinesiology in December 2009.

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