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Corey Blake

Vote Now for Academy Athlete of the Month for September

By | News & Events

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 eight 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 Sport Artist Bradstock Named to Chair New Olympic Art Committee

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On the heels of his participation in a historic art project at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, Academy 2003 Sport Artist of the Year Roald Bradstock of Atlanta has been named to chair the newly formed Art Committee of the World Olympic Association (WOA). The WOA is an organization that works with the 148 National Olympians Associations (NOAs) around the world. The organization is teaming up with Olympian artists to enhance the role of art…

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United States Sports Academy’s Dr. Brandon Spradley Promoted to Chair of Sports Management

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DAPHNE, Ala. – Dr. Brandon Spradley has been promoted to chair of sports management at the United States Sports 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…

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Academy Seeks Instructors for Exciting International Teaching Assignments

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DAPHNE, Ala. – The United States Sports Academy is seeking instructors to take part in short-term and long-term international teaching projects in exciting locations around the world. The Academy needs qualified faculty to teach sport-related courses for various upcoming dates as early as November 2018 and throughout 2019. Instructors selected to teach in these programs can expect reasonable compensation in addition to round-trip airfare, housing, food and transportation while on assignment.  Depending upon assignment, breaks…

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Academy President Visits Sport Education Partners Across the Globe

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United States Sports Academy President and CEO Dr. T.J. Rosandich recently made a month-long tour of Asian nations calling on the Academy’s sport education partners and developing new relationships for collaborative international sport education. Rosandich met with education, sport and governmental leaders in China, Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore, all countries where the Academy has conducted sport instruction, research and outreach programs in some cases spanning decades. “These trips are very beneficial as they allow the…

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Thailand Students at United States Sports Academy

Thai Students Visit Academy Campus as Part of Sports Study Tour

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The United States Sports Academy’s longstanding certification program to provide advanced sport education to students in Thailand continued recently as two groups of Thai students visited the institution’s campus in Daphne, Ala. The post-secondary, non-degree programs in Bangkok are designed to prepare people in Thailand for careers in coaching and related athletic professions. The International Certification in Sports Coaching (ICSC) program includes a wide range of coaching and related administrative skills, while the International Certification…

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Public Invited as United States Sports Academy Introduces 2018 Sport Artists of the Year

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The public is invited as the United States Sports Academy introduces its 2018 Sport Artists of the Year in a special art show and reception that is part of its 34th Annual Awards of Sport program, a celebration of sport and art and “A Tribute to the Artist and the Athlete.” The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, 8 November 2018, on the Academy’s…

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Novak Djokovic and Simone Biles

Novak Djokovic, Simone Biles Named United States Sports Academy August Athletes of the Month

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DAPHNE, Ala. – Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic and American gymnast Simone Biles have been named the United States Sports Academy’s Male and Female Athletes of the Month for August. Djokovic became the first player ever to win all nine Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Masters 1000 events in a career with a win against Switzerland’s Roger Federer in the Cincinnati Masters final on 19 August 2018 in Ohio. Djokovic won 6-4, 6-4 and became…

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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

By | Alumni, News & Events

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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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. Lisa Marie Ahearn (Auburn, Maine) –…

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Clint McAuley

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

By | Alumni

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

By | Alumni

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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