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Academy to Honor Starosta with Distinguished Service Award

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StarostaWhen the calendar pages start flipping faster than political figures on stances, that usually signals the time to start slowing down, to take it easy and maybe even consider retirement, at least to some degree.

Try convincing Dr. Wlodzimierz Starosta of that. Still going strong as a writer and educator, the octogenarian remains a lively expert in the world of sport and learning theory, particularly motor sports, proving to be a worthy recipient of a 2015 Distinguished Service Award (DSA) by the United States Sports Academy.

The DSA is given annually to those individuals who have made outstanding contributions to national or international sport through education, research or service. The DSA is separate from the Academy’s Awards of Sport. Each nominee must possess an extensive background in sport, which means that the individual must have had significant dealings in instruction, research or service in sport for more than 10 years. Read More

Academy Instructor a Hit with Chinese Students

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Providing education around the globe has long been a staple of the United States Sports Academy. Just as routine is how positive the experience has been for the individuals giving the instruction.

Dr. Christopher Rampacek recently completed a month-long session of training at Henan University in Keifeng, China, where he taught courses in Sports Coaching Methodology, Athlete Development, Sport Administration for Coaches, and Fitness and Coaching, and his review of the trip couldn’t have been any more glowing. Read More

Final Days to Nominate Your Athlete

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Throughout each month, members of the United States Sports Academy faculty and staff suggest candidates to be considered for the Athlete of the Month ballot that comes out the first Thursday of the following month for a worldwide online vote.

Viewers are welcome to submit their own candidates for consideration, and, if so inclined, they could take a look at this month’s current list that will be presented to the ballot-creating committee. Read More

Academy Honors One Of Its Own With Distinguished Service Award

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Photo of Dr.TJ RosandichDAPHNE, Ala. – His imprint is everywhere. Look around the United States Sports Academy and, in one way or another, Dr. T. J. Rosandich has touched whatever you see. Academics, personnel, technology, communications, development, you name it, if it has anything to do with “America’s Sports University®,” he has had a hand in it.

Consider him an administrative decathlete, if you will, decked out in business attire. Consider him a very worthy recipient of a 2015 Distinguished Service Award by the institution as well. Read More

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