Retention Coordinator

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The United States Sports Academy is seeking a Retention Coordinator.  This position will be responsible for the coordination of all retention efforts for the Academy’s online programs, including faculty and student services efforts. Manages the student-orientation course and coordinates all retention reports. Evaluates student progress in courses and academic programs. Works as an advisor, mentor, and coach to a large caseload of advisees and instills a sense of excitement and success regarding graduation. Qualifications: Bachelor’s…

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The Academy Recognizes Spring 2018 Honor Roll Students

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United States Sports Academy students who excelled during the Spring 2018 semester were honored by being included on the President’s List and Dean’s List. Those on the President’s List had a grade-point average of 4.0. Undergraduates on the Dean’s List had a grade-point average of 3.4-3.99, while graduate students on the Dean’s List had a grade-point average of 3.8-3.99. Doctoral President’s List Christopher Ebner – Cibolo, Texas – Sports Management Jed Smith – Cedar Falls, Iowa…

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Daniel Prevett

Brewton-Parker’s Prevett Says Collegiate Athletics Administration “Nearly Impossible” Without Academy Education

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DAPHNE, Ala. – Daniel Prevett wears many hats at Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon, Ga., as the vice president for athletics and student development and head men’s basketball coach. The United States Sports Academy alumnus said his work there would be “nearly impossible” without his Academy master’s degree. A native of Louisville, Ky., Prevett earned his Master of Sports Science degree in sports management in 2014 while he worked as a basketball coach at Asbury…

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Jay Condon

Jay Condon Uses Academy Degree to Transition from High School to Collegiate Track and Field Coaching

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DAPHNE, Ala. – Track and field coach Jeremiah “Jay” Condon is using his United States Sports Academy master’s degree to transition from coaching at the high school level to the collegiate ranks after being hired by Castleton University in Vermont. A Vermont native, Condon was hired to coach the Spartan men’s and women’s track and field teams after several years coaching at Granville High School in Granville, N.Y. He earned his Master of Sports Science…

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Joe Esposito

Alumnus Joe Esposito Continues Successful Basketball Coaching Career with Position at UNLV

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DAPHNE, Ala. – United States Sports Academy alumnus Joe Esposito has more than 28 years of collegiate basketball coaching experience, including more than 10 years working under legendary coach Tubby Smith. Now, he’s accepted a coaching position at one of the nation’s top basketball schools. Esposito was recently hired as a special assistant to University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) head men’s basketball coach Marvin Menzies. Esposito spent the last 11 seasons working under Smith…

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Admissions Counselor

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General Description The United States Sports Academy is seeking an experienced, highly motivated Admissions Counselor to join our team. This position serves as an introduction/ambassador to the United States Sports Academy and requires a highly motivated professional with a proven track record.  This individual will be responsible for providing accurate information to all prospects, applicants, students and alumni; assist in preparation and administration of overall marketing, recruitment and admissions planning; maintain confidential treatment of student…

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Vote Now for Academy Athlete of the Month for June

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DAPHNE, Ala. – The United States Sports Academy has announced its Athlete of the Month ballot for June and public voting is in progress. Following the selection committee’s meeting, 12 candidates – six male and six female – from seven 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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Give Me 2 Minutes: LeBron Leaves Cleveland for Los Angeles

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DAPHNE, Ala. – In three new episodes of the United States Sports Academy’s “Give Me 2 Minutes,” Academy Director of Sports Management Dr. Brandon Spradley and Chair of Sports Coaching Dr. Bret Simmermacher discuss different aspects of basketball star LeBron James’ decision to leave his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers to join the Los Angeles Lakers. The videos can be viewed at the following links: “LeBron to the Lakers?” “Does Luke Walton Have his Hands Full?” “Will…

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Financial Aid Counselor

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The UNITED STATES SPORTS ACADEMY is seeking an Financial Aid professional to be responsible for administering student financial assistance programs, including but not limited to the Federal Programs, State Programs, Veterans Administration and Campus Based Programs. Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree required.  Previous experience in an educational setting preferred. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years related experience and possess strong business, marketing and accounting skills with a background in student counseling and budgeting….

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Academy Faculty Discuss Hottest Sport Topics in “Give Me 2 Minutes” Videos

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DAPHNE, Ala. – People wanting up-to-the-minute information and perspective on the sport world can take advantage of a new series of two-minute videos in which United States Sports Academy faculty members discuss current issues and major topics in sport. The series, called “Give Me 2 Minutes,” features Academy faculty addressing a wide range of important topics in sport.  Many of the fast-moving videos cover breaking sports news, while others focus on important longer-term themes.  For…

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Academy Faculty Member Dr. Sandra Geringer Presents on Student Financial Literacy at National Conference

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DAPHNE, Ala. – United States Sports Academy Director of Recreation Management and Sports Studies Dr. Sandra Geringer recently made a presentation on student financial literacy at a national conference of student affairs professionals. Geringer spoke at the 2018 NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education Assessment and Persistence Conference in Baltimore, Md. The conference was designed to promote student learning and success by strengthening assessment, improving educational quality and developing persistence programming. Persistence relates to…

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United States Sports Academy National Faculty Teach in China

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DAPHNE, Ala. – United States Sports Academy National Faculty members Dr. Phillip Capps and Charles Temple recently taught in the Academy’s international sports education program in Shanghai, China, that prepares former elite athletes there for careers as coaches. Capps taught sports administration for coaches and Temple taught sport coaching methodology as part of the Academy’s International Diploma in Sports Coaching (IDSC) program in Shanghai. Conducted by the Academy and the Shanghai Municipal Authority of Sports…

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