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Vote Now for Athlete of the Month for May

2022-06-06T09:34:16-05:00June 2nd, 2022|

DAPHNE, Ala. – Athletes representing seven different sports make up the United States Sports Academy’s May Athlete of the Month ballot, which is online now for voting at the Academy’s website, www.ussa.edu.  Voting will continue until 5 p.m. Central time on Thursday, 9 June 2022. Male nominees are Ryan Crouser, athletics, United States; Novak Djokovic, tennis, Serbia; Michael Norman, athletics, United States; Garrett Scantling, decathlon, United States;  Justin Thomas, golf, United States; and Jun Woong-tae, triathlon, South Korea. Female nominees are Femke Bol, athletics, Netherlands; Anna Hall, heptathlon, United States; Sarah Hildebrandt, wrestling, United States; Eun-Hee Ji, golf, South Korea; Faith Kipyegon, athletics, Kenya; and Iga Swiatek, tennis, Poland. Each month, the public is invited to participate in the Academy’s worldwide Athlete of the Month program by nominating athletes and [...]

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Academy Student Vicki Mengel Rising through Collegiate Softball Coaching Ranks

2022-06-01T08:02:18-05:00June 1st, 2022|

Vicki Mengel, a softball coach in Maryland, is quickly rising through the ranks in collegiate coaching. In five short years, Mengel has moved up from coaching at Havre de Grace High School to last year helping form and be the head softball coach for Cecil College. Now, Mengel earned her first Division 1 assignment as a volunteer assistant softball coach at Delaware State University. With one foot in the door, Mengel hopes that after she completes her Bachelor of Sports Science degree in sports coaching from the United States Sports Academy, she will be able to secure a Division 1 head coach position. Vicki Mengel and one of her players from Havre de Grace High School. "The instruction from the Academy is excellent and my instructors are beyond [...]

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Vote Now for Athlete of the Month for April

2022-05-05T11:48:07-05:00May 5th, 2022|

Athletes representing seven different sports make up the United States Sports Academy’s April Athlete of the Month ballot, which is online now for voting at the Academy’s website, www.ussa.edu. Voting will continue until 5 p.m. Central time on Thursday, 12 April 2022. Male nominees are Ochai Agbaji, basketball, United States; Evans Chebet, athletics, Kenya; Caeleb Dressel, swimming, United States; Paul Juda, gymnastics, United States; Scottie Scheffler, golf, United States; and Seiya Suzuki, baseball, Japan. Female nominees are Valarie Allman, athletics, United States; Phoebe Bacon, swimming, United States; Peres Jepchirchir, athletics, Kenya; Jennifer Kupcho, golf, United States; Iga Swiatek, tennis, Poland; and Trinity Thomas, gymnastics, United States. 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 [...]

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Sport Corruption Fighter Richard McLaren Receives Honorary Doctorate from USSA

2022-05-04T16:12:10-05:00May 4th, 2022|

International sports corruption fighter and renowned doping investigator Richard McLaren received an Honorary Doctorate from the United States Sports Academy at the institution’s recent Founder’s Day event in April. Each year as part of its Awards of Sport program, the Academy presents its Honorary Doctorate to a person who has made outstanding contributions to sport and to society. Academy President and CEO Dr. T.J. Rosandich and Board of Trustees Chairman Bob Campbell presented the award to McLaren during the institution’s commencement ceremony in Daphne, Ala., on 22 April 2022. McLaren also served as the commencement speaker and participated in the Academy’s 50 Years of Sport and Education Symposium as part of its 50th anniversary celebration. McLaren earned the award because of his body of work uncovering corruption in international sport [...]

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