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Dr. Andy Dotterweich

Academy Alum Dr. Andy Dotterweich Works on Long-Term Athlete Development in Collegiate Teaching Role

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United States Sports Academy alumnus Dr. Andy Dotterweich wears many hats in his role as an associate professor at East Tennessee State University (ETSU) and operations manager at an official Olympic Training Site in Johnson City, Tenn. Dotterweich earned dual Master of Sports Science degrees in coaching and sports medicine from the Academy in 1998. He is an associate professor in the Sport, Exercise, Recreation and Kinesiology Department at ETSU. He also serves as the…

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Darrell Bailey

Darrell Bailey Says Academy Degree a Spring Board into Collegiate Athletics Administration

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California State University East Bay (CSUEB) assistant athletic director for development Darrell Bailey said the United States Sports Academy was a blessing for his career and a spring board into collegiate athletics administration. Bailey, who is charged with increasing revenue to the Pioneers athletics department through donor support and corporate sponsorships, earned his Master of Sports Science degree in sports management from the Academy in 2004. “The Academy was a blessing to me and my…

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Dr. Todd Pitts

Academy Alumnus Dr. Todd Pitts Earns Associate Professor Position at Davenport University

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United States Sports Academy alumnus Dr. Todd Pitts recently earned his doctoral degree from the institution and with it, earned a promotion to become an associate professor in the collegiate ranks. Pitts has taught in various roles at Davenport University in Grand Rapids, Mich., for more than 20 years. Upon earning his Doctor of Education degree in sports management from the Academy in 2017, Pitts was promoted to become an associate professor of sport management…

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Doug Wharam

Academy Doctoral Student Doug Wharam Earns Accolades as Swim Coach

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United States Sports Academy doctoral student Doug Wharam continues to earn accolades for his work coaching elite swimmers at the Nashville Aquatic Club. For the second time in the last three years Wharam – who is pursuing a Doctor of Education degree in sports management from the Academy – has been named the USA Swimming Developmental Coach of the Year. The award is given annually to the coach who has the highest number of athletes…

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Ed Comeau

Academy Alumnus Ed Comeau Named General Manager of Canadian Men’s Box Lacrosse Team

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United States Sports Academy alumnus Ed Comeau has been named the general manager of the Canadian men’s box lacrosse team for the upcoming Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championship in 2019. Comeau earned his Master of Sports Science degree in sports coaching from the Academy in 2008. A native of Hamilton, Ontario, Comeau has been part of Canada’s box lacrosse program since its inception in 2002, serving as an assistant coach in the 2003…

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Scott Novack

USA Rugby Operations Manager Scott Novack Named United States Sports Academy’s 2018 Alumnus of the Year

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Nationally acclaimed sports administrator and high performance director Scott Novack has been named the United States Sports Academy’s 2018 Alumnus of the Year. Novack, a Colorado native, earned his Master of Sports Science degree in sports management from the Academy in 1997 and participated in a mentorship at Brunel University in London, where he met other students and administrators who helped to spark his interest international sports like rugby. He was recently hired as the…

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Brandon Spradley

Academy Alumnus Dr. Brandon Spradley Promoted to Chair of Sports Management

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United States Sports Academy alumnus Dr. Brandon Spradley has been promoted to chair of sports management at the Academy. Academy faculty members are promoted based on years of service as well as their performance and publication record. Spradley previously served as director of sports management.  He has served the Academy through his teaching, research and outreach, and has been especially involved in the Academy’s efforts to address the issue of concussion in sports. “During Dr….

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Adam Reeb

Reeb Says Academy’s Online Education Advanced Collegiate Tennis Coaching Career

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New Colby College men’s and women’s tennis head coach Adam Reeb said his United States Sports Academy master’s education was practical and helpful as he advanced in the collegiate coaching ranks. Reeb, who earned his Master of Sports Science degree in sports studies from the Academy in 2010, was recently hired by NCAA Division III Colby College in Maine after spending the previous three years in the same position at Seattle (Wash.) University. “The Academy…

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Byron Cunningham

Academy Alumnus Byron Cunningham Promoted to Director of Rehabilitation for Los Angeles Rams

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United States Sports Academy alumnus Byron Cunningham has been promoted to director of rehabilitation and assistant athletic trainer for the award-winning athletic training program of the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). Cunningham, who earned his Master of Sports Science degree in sports medicine from the Academy in 2002, spent the previous eight seasons as a physical therapist and assistant athletic trainer for the Rams. In his new role, Cunningham is responsible…

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Alumni Encouraged to Connect with Academy’s New LinkedIn Page for Job and Mentorship Opportunities, Stronger Ties with Academy and Peers

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If you need information to help you find a mentorship or a job in sport, or if you are interested in stronger ties to fellow alumni or to the Academy, the Academy strongly encourages you to connect today with our new LinkedIn page and group. Anyone who has completed at least one course is considered an alumnus and can connect. If you have already connected with the Academy through LinkedIn in the past, it is…

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Clint McAuley

United States Sports Academy Alumnus Clint McAuley Takes Reins of Bryan College Baseball Program

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DAPHNE, Ala. – Bryan College head baseball coach Clint McAuley said his United States Sports Academy education was “relevant, convenient, and practical” and helped him advance his career in the coaching profession. McAuley, who earned his Master of Sports Science degree in sports management from the Academy in 2006, recently was named head baseball coach at Bryan College in Dayton, Tenn., after spending the previous seven seasons as associate head coach. The Bryan Lions compete…

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Richanna Lindo

Santa Fe College Associate AD Richanna Lindo Says Academy Master’s Aided Her Career

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DAPHNE, Ala. – Santa Fe College associate athletic director Richanna Lindo said the United States Sports Academy’s online approach and sports-only master’s degree program suited her needs after she entered the workforce with a bachelor’s degree. A native of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Lindo earned her Master of Sports Science degree in sports management with an NCAA compliance emphasis in 2010, after she earned dual bachelor’s degrees in sports management and business administration from…

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