Public Invited as Academy’s American Sport Art Museum and Archives to Receive Iranian Wrestler Sculpture

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DAPHNE, Ala. – The public is invited when the North American Iranian Friendship Society (NAIFS) presents the United States Sports Academy’s American Sport Art Museum & Archives (ASAMA) with a bronze sculpture of the late legendary Iranian wrestler and national hero Jahan Pahlavan Takhti. The presentation is set for Tuesday, 3 October 2017, at 6 p.m. at ASAMA, located at One Academy Drive in Daphne.  Refreshments will be served. Created by sculptor Dr. Alireza Khaghani…

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Alexander Zverev, Garbine Muguruza Named United States Sports Academy August Athletes of the Month

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DAPHNE, Ala. – Tennis players Alexander Zverev of Germany and Garbine Muguruza of Spain have been named the United States Sports Academy’s Male and Female Athletes of the Month for August. Zverev defeated current world number 3 men’s singles tennis player Roger Federer of Switzerland 6-3, 6-4 in the Rogers Cup final on 14 August 2017 in Montreal. It was Zverev’s second consecutive tournament win in August, having earlier in the month defeated Kevin Anderson…

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Congratulations Graduates

Congratulations to our recent graduates, who hail from across the country

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Editor’s note:  Since students of the United States Sports Academy are able to complete their coursework and degree requirements on their own schedule, the Academy throughout each month immediately awards degrees to students who complete requirements.  Students are not required to wait to the end of a semester or term to receive their degrees.  The Academy congratulates the following graduates who completed their degrees this month. Doctoral Graduates Dr. Kelly K. Perkins (Fontana, Calif.) –…

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Academy President, Faculty Member to be Featured on TCT National Broadcasts

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DAPHNE, Ala. – United States Sports Academy President and CEO Dr. T.J. Rosandich and Dr. Bret Simmermacher, chair of sports coaching, recently appeared on nationally broadcast television programs for the TCT Network and will be featured again this month. The two will be featured on “Beyond the Goal,” a series hosted on the Christian broadcasting network by former college football coach and sports broadcaster Mike Gottfried. On the show, Gottfried talks with current and former…

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Academy Alumni ‘Train the Trainers’ to Improve Health and Skills of Youth in Malaysia

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DAPHNE, Ala. – A pair of United States Sports Academy alumni recently traveled to Malaysia to assist the southeast Asian country in training the people responsible for improving the health and life skills of youth of the nation. Dr. Phillip Capps and Bryan Johnson, members of the Academy’s National Faculty, taught in the Academy’s “Training of the Trainers” (TOT) program in Kuala Lumpur.  Launched in 2015, the program assists the Malaysian government in its National…

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Donna Clemons

Dr. Donna Clemons uses Academy Doctoral Degree to Launch Collegiate Faculty Career

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DAPHNE, Ala. – With a successful career as a business owner in health and fitness already established, Dr. Donna Clemons is using her new doctoral degree from the United States Sports Academy to launch an additional career as a college faculty member. Clemons is the founder and owner of a nationwide company, Christian Aerobic Exercise Inc., which establishes fitness ministry programs in churches around the country. She also works as an inspirational speaker and writer…

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Michael Armstrong

Academy Alumnus Dr. Michael Armstrong Named Strength Coach of the Year in South Carolina

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DAPHNE, Ala. – Former college football player, current high school football coach and United States Sports Academy alumnus Dr. Michael Armstrong was recently honored as the Strength Coach of the Year in South Carolina. Armstrong is the assistant athletic director, head strength coach and offensive line coach at Lugoff-Elgin High School (LEHS) in Lugoff, S.C. He earned his Doctor of Education degree in sports management from the Academy in 2012. Armstrong earned his bachelor’s degree…

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Vote Now for Academy Athlete of the Month for August

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DAPHNE, Ala. – The United States Sports Academy has announced its Athlete of the Month ballot for August and public voting is in progress. Following the selection committee’s meeting, 12 candidates – six male and six female – from nine countries comprise the list. Each month, the public is invited to participate in the Academy’s worldwide Athlete of the Month program by nominating athletes and then voting online during the first week of every month….

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Academy Faculty Members Participate in “Love U Love U” Day of Unity in Mobile

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Several members of the United States Sports Academy faculty volunteered at the recent “Love U Love U” Day of Unity event at Langan Park in Mobile, Ala. The event was organized by Mobile resident Monique Henley as a way to bring various communities in the area together to celebrate diversity, compassion, kindness and humility. As part of the event, Mobile area schoolchildren were given free school uniforms, food and drinks and were invited to play…

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United States Sports Academy Hosts Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce Leaders

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DAPHNE, Ala. – United States Sports Academy President and CEO Dr. T.J. Rosandich, center, recently hosted Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce President Casey Williams, right, and Communications Manager Denise Curtis on the campus in Daphne, Ala., to discuss community collaborations. Williams and Curtis toured the American Sport Art Museum & Archives (ASAMA) while on campus. The United States Sports Academy is an independent, non-profit, accredited, special mission sports university created to serve the nation and…

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Academy Instructors “Train the Trainers” to Improve Health and Skills of Youth in Malaysia

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DAPHNE, Ala. – A pair of United States Sports Academy instructors recently traveled to Malaysia to assist the southeast Asian country in training the people responsible for improving the health and life skills of youth of the nation. Dr. Phillip Capps and Bryan Johnson, both Academy alumni, taught in the Academy’s “Training of the Trainers” (TOT) program in Kuala Lumpur.  Launched in 2015, the program assists the Malaysian government in its National Service Training Program…

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Academy Faculty Member Predicts LA 2028 Will Spark “Olympic Spirit” in America

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DAPHNE, Ala. – The United States Sports Academy’s Dr. Fred Cromartie predicts that the awarding of the 2028 Summer Olympic Games to Los Angeles and the recent resounding success of American athletes in the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London will spark a renewed interest in Olympic sports in the United States. “I think we will see more Americans interested in participating in the Games as athletes and spectators,” Cromartie said….

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