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American Open Handball Championship Set For April 24-27 in Gulf Shores

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All eyes of USA Beach Handball will be on Alabama’s gulf shores this weekend as the first annual American Open Beach Handball Championship (AOBHC) will be held in Gulf Shores, AL. The tournament will be held April 24-27 and be managed by Dede Piankova, Chairperson of USA Beach Handball and a member of the local organizing committee. Admission to the…

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The Academy Unveils New Process for Athlete of the Month Selections

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Former Auburn All-American Bo Jackson was the Amateur Sportsman of the Year in 1985. The United States Sports Academy has announced a new and improved way to submit nominations for its Athlete of the Month. Beginning today, the Academy will utilize the power of Twitter, allowing sports fans around the world to nominate athletes for this monthly award. Nominations will…

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Featured Sport Artist: Legendary Swiss Artist Hans Erni

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The 1988 Sport Artist of the Year and renowned Swiss artist, Hans Erni, continues to awe the world with his inventive pieces at 105 years old. The painter, sculptor and designer is best known for his illustrative postage stamps, lithographs and lively use of colors and shapes. A pioneer of the Abstract Expressionist Movement, Erni’s artworks display creativity, movement and…

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Alumni Profile: Anthony ‘Nino’ D’Onofrio

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Anthony ‘Nino’ D’Onofrio Hometown: Boston, MA United States Sports Academy degree: M.S. Sports Management ‘97 Current Position: For the last four years, D’Onofrio has served as the Golf Tournament Planning Executive at Every Brand Apparel. The company is a single-source operation that provides golf tournament apparel, tournament prizes and hole-in-one insurance for over 450 golf tournaments around the country. In addition,…

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People, Places and Programs

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MAJOR PROGRAM EVENTS  The first annual American Open Beach Handball Championship will be held April 24-27 in Gulf Shores, Ala.  The National Physical Education and Sport Week hosted by SHAPE America will be held 1-7 May 2014.  The 3rd Annual International Surfing Association (ISA) World StandUp Paddle and Paddleboard Championships will be held from 3-11 May 2014, in La Boquita…

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United States Sports Academy Celebrates Good Friday With Cookout and Team-Building Activities

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The United State Sports Academy faculty and staff celebrated Good Friday last week with an employee cookout and some special team-building competitions at the campus in Daphne, AL. Organized by Dean of Administration and Finance Holly McLellan, the events were described by many as one of the best gathering of faculty and staff in the 40+ years of the Academy….

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United States Sports Academy Sports Talk Program Held Every Wednesday at 11:30 CST

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Sports fans mark your calendars for 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday for the next edition of the United States Sports Academy’s Sports Talk program. Moderated by Dr. Arthur Ogden, Chair of Sports Management at USSA, the program features commentary on a wide range of current events in the sporting world from a panel of experts from The Sports Academy. This week the Sports Talk panel will focus…

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Rowell Named Director of Communications at United States Sports Academy

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United State Sports Academy President and CEO Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich has announced the appointment of Gid Rowell as the Academy’s new Director of Communications. Rowell joins the Academy with 16 years of experience in higher education, working in intercollegiate athletics, advancement and communications at Clayton State University in Morrow, GA and Gordon College in Barnesville, GA, both in the…

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USSA Plans Sports Talk on College Football Playoff System on Wednesday

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Fans of NCAA Division I football along with intercollegiate athletic administrators, coaches and media, don’t miss the next edition of the United States Sports Academy’s Sports Talk scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Dr. Arthur Ogden, Chair of Sports Management at the Academy, moderates the broadcast, and this week’s edition of Sports Talk will discuss the composition and criteria that…

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Congratulations to the Academy Staff Members Who Participated in the 2014 Gulf Coast Interstate Relay

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On April 8th, 2014 staff members of the Academy were awarded with Certificates of Participation in the 2014 Gulf Coast Interstate Relay. Dr. Stephen Butler organized the Academy’s involvement with a major transition in the relay. We congratulate him and the following on an outstanding contribution to our transition and the relay itself: Ms. Annita Alldredge Ms. Robin Causey Mr….

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March 2014 Athletes of the Month Announced

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Photo credits: Getty Images After one week of online voting, the Academy announced their 2014 March male and female Athlete of the Month recipients. Serbian tennis player, Novak Djokovic, captured first place in the men’s division, while Serena Williams, American tennis player, took first in the women’s. Djokovic, the number 2 tennis player in the world, won his fourth Sony…

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People, Places and Programs

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Norbert Müller, the Academy’s 2013 International Honorary Doctorate Award recipient, was appointed by Pope Francisco to the Pontifical Council of Laity to represent the Catholic Church in the area of sport for the next five years. Doug McDermott, a senior basketball player at Creighton University and the son of 2014 Alumnus of the Year, Greg McDermott was featured on the…

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