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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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People, Places and Programs

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Mr. Brandon Spradley Acting Director of Continuing Education Congratulations to Mr. Brandon Spradley, the acting Director of the Sports Academy’s Continuing Education Department. He was recently ordained as a minster in a ceremony at Covenant of Grace Ministries in Collerville, Tenn. Congratulations to professional golfer Erik Compton Congratulations to professional golfer, Erik Compton, for earning a runner-up finish in the…

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Michelle Wie and Rafael Nadal voted Academy’s Athletes of the Month for June

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DAPHNE, Ala. – United States professional golfer, Michelle Wie, and Spanish professional tennis player, Rafael Nadal, were chosen as the United States Sports Academy’s June 2014 Athletes of the Month.  Nadal won the men’s French Open in Paris, France, by defeating Novak Djokovic 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 and 6-4 on June 8th.  The victory for Nadal was his record ninth French…

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Artist Daniel A. Moore completes second painting in Auburn’s “Season of Miracles”

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DAPHNE, Ala. – Artist Daniel A. Moore recently completed the second of a two-painting series commemorating two historic plays from Auburn’s 2013 “Season of Miracles.”  Limited edition Fine Art Prints and Giclée canvases are now available for ordering at newlifeart.com, the official Daniel A. Moore website. Moore’s original oil painting was done in connection with the 2013 College Football Game of the…

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U.S. Sports Academy hosts participants from Black History Project for tour of ASAMA

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Earlier this year, the United States Sports Academy launched an oral history project, featuring African American Athletes from the Mobile County Training School (MCTS), and on Friday, the Academy welcomed them to the Academy for a tour of the American Sport Art Museum and Archives (ASAMA). In conjunction with the MCTS Alumni Association, the Academy launched a special webpage in…

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Dr. Prentice receives Sports Academy’s Dr. Jokl Sports Medicine Award

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United States Sports Academy President and CEO Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich proudly announces Dr. William Prentice as the 2014 recipient of Dr. Ernst Jokl Sports Medicine Award for his contributions and achievements in the field of sports medicine. Recognized as an author, educator, and clinician, Dr. Prentice is a professor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science and has…

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Delegation of Shanghai Administration of Sports visits Academy

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The delegation of Shanghai Administration of Sports visited the Academy on Monday, 23 June 2014, to discuss the International Diploma in Sports Coaching Program that is currently being delivered by the Academy to 100 students in Shanghai, China.  (Left to right: Guo Jialu, Deputy Director, Shanghai International Sports Exchange Center; Zhao Rongshan, Director of Science and Education Department, Shanghai Administration…

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