Students from the Alabama School of Mathematics and Science (ASMS) in Mobile, Ala., visited the United States Sports Academy campus in Daphne, Ala., to learn about the Academy’s sport degree programs and to tour the American Sport Art Museum & Archives (ASAMA) on 23 February 2017. From left are ASMS physical education teacher Angel Jackson and students Brian Crear, Madeleine Dotson, Devin Wood, and Mitchell Dorsey.
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.
Founded in 1984, ASAMA is dedicated to the preservation of sports art, history, and literature. The ASAMA collection is composed of approximately 1,700 works of sport art across a variety of media, including paintings, sculptures, assemblages, prints and photographs. The museum is open free to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. For more information, go to www.asama.org.