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Corey Blake

Vote Now for Academy Athlete of the Month for April

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DAPHNE, Ala. – The United States Sports Academy has announced its Athlete of the Month ballot for April and public voting is in progress. Following the selection committee’s meeting, 12 candidates – six male and six female – from five 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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Longtime U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati Presented Academy’s Honorary Doctorate

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DAPHNE, Ala. – Longtime United States Soccer Federation (USSF) President Sunil Gulati has been awarded the United States Sports Academy’s 2017 National Honorary Doctorate for his outstanding contributions to the sport of soccer at all levels in the United States. Academy President and CEO Dr. T.J. Rosandich made the presentation to Gulati recently at Columbia University in New York City, where the honoree holds a prestigious lectureship in the economics department. Gulati’s leadership in the…

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Military Officers Association of America Baldwin County Chapter Visits United States Sports Academy

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DAPHNE, Ala. – The Baldwin County chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) recently held its monthly meeting at the United States Sports Academy. The group, led by chapter president U.S. Navy Capt. (ret.) Larry Rathbun, enjoyed a presentation from Academy President and CEO Dr. T.J. Rosandich, standing, lunch and a tour of the Academy’s American Sport Art Museum & Archives (ASAMA). The United States Sports Academy is an independent, non-profit, accredited, special…

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Academy’s Geringer Serving as Reviewer for New Book on Sports Law, Ethics, Integrity

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DAPHNE, Ala. – United States Sports Academy Director of Sports Studies Dr. Sandra Geringer is serving as a pre-publication reviewer for a new book on sports law, ethics and integrity. Geringer is reviewing the chapter on sports business and global sport governance for the upcoming text book, “Law, Ethics and Integrity in the Sports Industry,” under development by Hershey, Pa., publisher IGI Global, a leading international academic publisher of reference books, journals, encyclopedias, and teaching…

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Academy Mourns Loss of Faculty Member and Alumnus Dr. Robert Stinchcomb

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DAPHNE, Ala. – The United States Sports Academy mourns the loss of Dr. Robert A. “Bob” Stinchcomb, an Academy alumnus and non-resident faculty member who passed away on April 14, 2018, at age 59. Stinchcomb earned his Doctor of Education degree in sports management with a sports leadership specialization from the Academy in 2014 and was chair of Sport Management at Shorter University in Rome, Ga., simultaneously serving on the Academy’s non-resident faculty, a group of…

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Academy 2003 Sport Artist of the Year Roald Bradstock Featured in Historic Art Event at Pyeongchang Olympics

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DAPHNE, Ala. – United States Sports Academy 2003 Sport Artist of the Year Roald Bradstock of Atlanta, a two-time Olympian, recently took part in his third Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Only this time, the javelin thrower did so as a painter taking part in the historic “Olympic Art Project.” Bradstock was one of four former Olympians who brought the Olympic values to life through art by coming together with athletes for the project. It…

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Michael Norman _ Arike Ogunbowale

Michael Norman, Arike Ogunbowale Named United States Sports Academy March Athletes of the Month

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DAPHNE, Ala. – University of Southern California sprinter Michael Norman and University of Notre Dame basketball player Arike Ogunbowale have been named the United States Sports Academy’s Male and Female Athletes of the Month for March. Norman broke the 400-meter world indoor record on 10 March 2018 at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in College Station, Texas. Norman’s time of 44.52 seconds eclipsed Kerron Clement’s 13-year old record of 44.57 seconds. Ogunbowale scored…

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Congratulations Graduates

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

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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. Betsy J. Conaty (Monticello, N.Y.) –Ed.D….

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Lance Noble

Lance Noble Uses Academy Degree for Successful Career Leading Youth Soccer

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DAPHNE, Ala. – An accomplished soccer player, coach and administrator at virtually every level of the game, United States Sports Academy alumnus Lance Noble is using his skills as the soccer club director for one of the nation’s largest youth recreation and athletics organizations. Noble earned his Master of Sports Science degree in Sports Coaching at the Academy in 2005. He is club director for Texas Thunder, a youth soccer organization of the Plano Sports…

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Barry Haley

Alumnus Barry Haley Honored as Athletic Director of the Year in Massachusetts

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DAPHNE, Ala. – Highly regarded athletics administrator and United States Sports Academy alumnus Barry Haley has been named 2017-18 Athletic Director of the Year by the Massachusetts Secondary Schools Athletic Directors Association (MSSADA). A Middleton, Mass., resident, Haley has more than 30 years of service as a high school athletic director and more than 40 years working in school sports programs. He has worked as the athletic director at Concord-Carlisle Regional High School in Concord,…

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Dr. Lindsey Schroeder

Academy’s 5,000th Graduate Uses Degree for College Faculty and Clinical Career

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DAPHNE, Ala. – Dr. Lindsey Schroeder, who recently became the 5000th graduate in the history of the United States Sports Academy, is using her Academy doctoral degree to pursue her dream career of teaching and serving in a clinical position at the college level. Schroeder is an assistant professor and the clinical education coordinator for the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) Athletic Training Program within its School of Health and Applied Human Sciences. She…

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United States Sports Academy to Help Philippines Enhance National Sport Effort

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DAPHNE, Ala. – The United States Sports Academy has signed an agreement to work with the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) to enhance the national sport effort in the island nation. Academy President and CEO Dr. T.J. Rosandich signed the agreement with PSC Chair William “Butch” Ramirez with members of the PSC delegation and Academy faculty and Trustees present during a recent visit by the delegation to the Academy campus in Daphne. The agreement marks the…

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