DAPHNE, Ala. – United States Sports Academy Board of Visitors Chairman Dr. Robert Goldman recently added a host of new accolades to his already impressive list of achievements in the world of martial arts and health and fitness.
Goldman, a resident of Chicago, Ill., is the co-founder and current chairman of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. Goldman was the Academy’s 2012 Dwight D. Eisenhower Fitness Award winner and is founder of the International Sports Hall of Fame. He is the world chairman of the International Medical Commission and President Emeritus of the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
He was recently awarded an honorary membership in the World Head of Family Sokeship Council, the foremost collective group of accredited and internationally recognized martial arts masters and grandmasters in the world. The council serves the martial arts community by providing in-depth investigations into the validity, knowledge and skill of its membership. It is the governing board which maintains integrity for the martial arts.
Goldman was also named a Living Legend-World Martial Arts Ambassador and an Advisor to the World Martial Arts Alliance. He received the honors at the Elite Black Belt Martial Arts Society’s 25th Anniversary meeting in Orlando, Fla.
The Academy’s Board of Visitors is comprised of accomplished leaders from a variety of sport disciplines and professions who serve as an important sounding board for the Academy related to issues of sport and education generally. These individuals work with the Academy on developing new ideas and trends, including providing suggestions on curriculum and sports opportunities for students. They have also been called upon to review the doctoral dissertation work of Academy students, present awards on behalf of the institution and undertake short term teaching assignments. The board also works to ensure that society is aware of the unique sport education opportunities available through the Academy and assists with important promotional and ceremonial functions of the Academy.
The United States Sports Academy is an independent, non-profit, accredited, special mission sports university created to serve the nation and world with programs in instruction, research and service. The role of the Academy is to prepare men and women for careers in the profession of sports.
The Academy is based in Daphne, Ala. For more information, call (251) 626-3303 or visit www.ussa.edu.