September Athlete of the Month Winners

Justin Thomas, Sloane Stephens Named United States Sports Academy September Athletes of the Month

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DAPHNE, Ala. – Golfer Justin Thomas and tennis player Sloane Stephens have been named the United States Sports Academy’s Male and Female Athletes of the Month for September. Thomas was voted the PGA Tour Player of the Year after winning the FedEx Cup on 24 September 2017 with a second place finish in the Tour Championship. The American won five tournaments and his first major championship this season. Earlier in the month, Thomas shot a…

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United States Sports Academy Hosts Veterans for Lunch, Museum Tour

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DAPHNE, Ala. – The United States Sports Academy recently hosted a campus luncheon and art museum tour for local military veterans, including two who served in World War II. Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich, a former Marine who founded the Academy in 1972, told the group about the institution’s mission to serve the nation and the world as a sport education resource focused on upgrading sport through programs of instruction, research and service. He also talked…

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Dr. Sandra Geringer

Dr. Sandra Geringer Calls Earning Doctorate, Teaching for Academy an “Honor”

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DAPHNE, Ala. – Dr. Sandra K. Geringer says the United States Sports Academy has opened doors for her in many ways, including the opportunity to teach abroad, earn her doctorate, and teach Academy students as the newly appointed Director of Sports Studies. Geringer recently completed her Doctor of Education degree in sports management with an emphasis in sport marketing, with honors. She began her doctoral studies with the Academy in 2015 and worked her way…

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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. Michael Anthony Baptiste (Butler, Pa.) –…

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Dwight Hornibrook

Academy Alumnus Dwight Hornibrook Named Head Women’s Soccer Coach at Cornell

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DAPHNE, Ala. – United States Sports Academy alumnus and longtime collegiate soccer coach  Dwight Hornibrook was recently named head coach of the women’s soccer team at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. A native of Fredericton in New Brunswick, Canada, Hornibrook had previously served as an assistant coach at Cornell for five seasons and as the team’s interim head coach before the promotion. He earned his Master of Sports Science degree in sports studies from the…

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Vote Now for Academy Athlete of the Month for September

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DAPHNE, Ala. – The United States Sports Academy has announced its Athlete of the Month ballot for September and public voting is in progress. Following the selection committee’s meeting, 12 candidates – six male and six female – from six 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’s American Sport Art Museum & Archives Unveils Sculpture of Legendary Iranian Wrestler

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DAPHNE, Ala. – The North American Iranian Friendship Society (NAIFS) presented the United States Sports Academy’s American Sport Art Museum & Archives (ASAMA) a bronze sculpture of the late legendary Iranian wrestler and national hero Jahan Pahlavan Takhti at a recent special ceremony on the Academy campus. Created by sculptor Dr. Alireza Khaghani of Tehran, the three-foot, 110-pound statue depicts the Olympic and World Champion wrestler giving a wave of salutation and celebration. The wrestler’s…

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Admissions Counselor

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General Description The United States Sports Academy is seeking an experienced, highly motivated Admissions Counselor to join our team. This position serves as an introduction/ambassador to the United States Sports Academy and requires a highly motivated professional with a proven track record.  This individual will be responsible for providing accurate information to all prospects, applicants, students and alumni; assist in preparation and administration of overall marketing, recruitment and admissions planning; maintain confidential treatment of student…

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Gulf Coast Rangers, Academy Team Up to Teach Students About College Soccer Opportunities

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DAPHNE, Ala. – Middle and high school soccer players in Baldwin and Mobile counties and their parents recently received first-hand information from college coaches on how to pursue college soccer opportunities at a program hosted by the Gulf Coast Rangers Football Club and the United States Sports Academy. The information session held on the Academy campus in Daphne was open to boys and girls and featured soccer coaches from three area colleges who gave students…

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Republic of Senegal, United States Sports Academy Explore Programs to Enhance Youth Sports in West African Nation

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The Republic of Senegal and the United States Sports Academy are exploring ways to work together to enhance youth sports in the West African nation and to use the power of sport to prepare young people for brighter futures as citizens. His Excellency Babacar Diagne, Senegal’s Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary to the United States, recently met with Academy President and CEO Dr. T.J. Rosandich in New York City concerning youth and sports in Senegal and…

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American Sport Art Museum & Archives Receives Baseball Hall of Famers Signed Print

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The United States Sports Academy’s American Sport Art Museum & Archives (ASAMA) in Daphne, Ala., recently received a gift of a limited edition large print of National Baseball Hall of Fame pitchers Steve Carlton and the late Robin Roberts in their Philadelphia Phillies player uniforms.  The print is signed by both players, as well as the artist, Cliff Spohn of Plymouth, Conn. The gift was made by Dr. Joseph F. Busta Jr., of Ono Island,…

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Academy Board of Visitors Chairman Dr. Robert Goldman Earns Accolades For Martial Arts Prowess

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DAPHNE, Ala. – United States Sports Academy Board of Visitors Chairman Dr. Robert Goldman recently added a host of new accolades to his already impressive list of achievements in the world of martial arts and health and fitness. Goldman, a resident of Chicago, Ill., is the co-founder and current chairman of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. Goldman was the Academy’s 2012 Dwight D. Eisenhower Fitness Award winner and is founder of the International Sports…

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