Daphne StrikeThe United States Sports Academy hosted 20 male high school soccer players and 15 parents from the Daphne Strike soccer club to campus for a discussion on how to reach the next level in their sport. The event’s main speaker was Daphne Strike Director of Coaching Gerardo Flores, who talked to the players about reaching their goals, on and off the field.

Other speakers were University of Mobile player Sherman Winchester and Daphne Strike coach Xavier Audergon. Previously, the Academy hosted Daphne Strike’s female athletes for a similar event in October.

Based in Daphne, Ala., 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. For more information about the Academy, call (251) 626-3303 or visit www.ussa.edu.