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When 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
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
The United States Sports Academy’s link with the Armed Forces and those who have served this country has stretched the entire length of the institution’s existence. So it is no wonder that while members of the Air Force began preparation for the upcoming U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Warrior Games 2015 that the Academy had a presence there. Read More
He may not be the household name that his rock star men’s basketball coach is, but in college athletic circles you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone with more cache or power than Dr. Kevin White, who serves as Vice President and Director of Athletics at Duke University. Read More
DAPHNE, Ala. – Sports fans, set your online-viewing alerts to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday for the next edition of the United States Sports Academy’s Sports Talk program.
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
The American Open Beach Handball Championship was held April 24-26 in Gulf Shores, Ala., and the United States Sports Academy was there to provide educational support to those involved. Read More
Like art? Interested in the United States Sports Academy? Are you curious to see what’s inside, especially with regard to art? If so, click on the following link https://ussa.edu/about/virtual-tour/ to see our brand new virtual tour that displays the Academy’s American Sport Art Museum & Archives (ASAMA).
She may be gone from the sideline, but Ms. Jody Conradt’s presence can still be felt at the University of Texas. Though no longer one of the most recognized figures in women’s basketball, she now serves the school as a special assistant to the women’s athletics director. Read More
DAPHNE, 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
DAPHNE, Ala. – Sports fans, set your online-viewing alarms to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday for the next edition of the United States Sports Academy’s Sports Talk program.