LeBron James _ Flora Duffy

LeBron James, Flora Duffy Named United States Sports Academy April Athletes of the Month

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DAPHNE, Ala. – American basketball star LeBron James and Bermudan triathlete Flora Duffy have been named the United States Sports Academy’s Male and Female Athletes of the Month for April. James led the Cleveland Cavaliers in all five major statistical categories in its NBA playoff series win against the Indiana Pacers in April 2018. He averaged 41.8 points in the Cavaliers’ four wins against the Pacers and finished the series averaging 34.4 points, 10.1 rebounds,…

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WKRG Ch. 5 Features United States Sports Academy’s Sport Education Programs, American Sport Art Museum and Archives (ASAMA)

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The United States Sports Academy’s contributions to sport education and sport art recently were featured on two segments on Mobile, Alabama’s WKRG-TV Ch. 5. Sports anchor Randy Patrick visited the campus to report on the Academy’s online sport education programs and its long-time contribution to sport education in the U.S. and around the world. His second feature focused on the public service the Academy provides through America’s largest sport art museum, the American Sport Art…

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Joshua Steffen

Alumnus Joshua Steffen Takes Reins of Stephens College Basketball Program

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DAPHNE, Ala. – United States Sports Academy alumnus Joshua Steffen was recently named head basketball coach at the nation’s second oldest all-women’s college. Steffen, who has 17 years of coaching experience including 12 at the collegiate level, was hired to take the reins of the women’s basketball program at Stephens College in Columbia, Mo. Steffen earned his Master of Sports Science degree in sports coaching from the Academy in 2007, while he was working full…

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Tim Dornemann

Dr. Tim Dornemann Uses Academy Doctorate in Successful Career as Teacher and Scholar

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DAPHNE, Ala. – Dr. Tim Dornemann said his doctoral degree from the United States Sports Academy has been beneficial to his career as an educator, scholar, writer and international instructor. Dornemann earned his Doctor of Education degree in sports management from the Academy in 2014. He is the director of sports performance at Barton College in Wilson, N.C., where he oversees the strength and conditioning programs for the institution’s 21 intercollegiate athletic teams. He coordinates…

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Academy’s International Cooperation Years Ago Still Advancing Alumni Careers

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DAPHNE, Ala. – A collaborative educational program between the United States Sports Academy and a British university two decades ago is continuing to advance the sport careers of its participants even after more than 20 years. In the late 1990s, the United States Sports Academy had a protocol of cooperation with the West London Institute of Higher Education (WLIHE). Students from the two institutions traveled to each other’s respective countries and schools to do coursework,…

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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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