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Academy Seeks Instructors for Exciting International Teaching Assignments

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DAPHNE, Ala. – The United States Sports Academy is seeking instructors to take part in short-term and long-term international teaching projects in exciting locations around the world. The Academy needs qualified faculty to teach sport-related courses for various upcoming dates as early as November 2018 and throughout 2019. Instructors selected to teach in these programs can expect reasonable compensation in addition to round-trip airfare, housing, food and transportation while on assignment.  Depending upon assignment, breaks…

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Academy President Visits Sport Education Partners Across the Globe

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United States Sports Academy President and CEO Dr. T.J. Rosandich recently made a month-long tour of Asian nations calling on the Academy’s sport education partners and developing new relationships for collaborative international sport education. Rosandich met with education, sport and governmental leaders in China, Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore, all countries where the Academy has conducted sport instruction, research and outreach programs in some cases spanning decades. “These trips are very beneficial as they allow the…

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Thailand Students at United States Sports Academy

Thai Students Visit Academy Campus as Part of Sports Study Tour

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The United States Sports Academy’s longstanding certification program to provide advanced sport education to students in Thailand continued recently as two groups of Thai students visited the institution’s campus in Daphne, Ala. The post-secondary, non-degree programs in Bangkok are designed to prepare people in Thailand for careers in coaching and related athletic professions. The International Certification in Sports Coaching (ICSC) program includes a wide range of coaching and related administrative skills, while the International Certification…

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Public Invited as United States Sports Academy Introduces 2018 Sport Artists of the Year

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The public is invited as the United States Sports Academy introduces its 2018 Sport Artists of the Year in a special art show and reception that is part of its 34th Annual Awards of Sport program, a celebration of sport and art and “A Tribute to the Artist and the Athlete.” The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, 8 November 2018, on the Academy’s…

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Novak Djokovic and Simone Biles

Novak Djokovic, Simone Biles Named United States Sports Academy August Athletes of the Month

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DAPHNE, Ala. – Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic and American gymnast Simone Biles have been named the United States Sports Academy’s Male and Female Athletes of the Month for August. Djokovic became the first player ever to win all nine Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Masters 1000 events in a career with a win against Switzerland’s Roger Federer in the Cincinnati Masters final on 19 August 2018 in Ohio. Djokovic won 6-4, 6-4 and became…

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Alumni Encouraged to Connect with Academy’s New LinkedIn Page for Job and Mentorship Opportunities, Stronger Ties with Academy and Peers

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If you need information to help you find a mentorship or a job in sport, or if you are interested in stronger ties to fellow alumni or to the Academy, the Academy strongly encourages you to connect today with our new LinkedIn page and group. Anyone who has completed at least one course is considered an alumnus and can connect. If you have already connected with the Academy through LinkedIn in the past, it is…

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Congratulations Graduates

Congratulations to our recent graduates, who hail from across the country.

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Editor’s note:  Since students of the United States Sports Academy are able to complete their coursework and degree requirements on their own schedule, the Academy throughout each month immediately awards degrees to students who complete requirements. Students are not required to wait to the end of a semester or term to receive their degrees. The Academy congratulates the following graduates who completed their degrees this month. Doctoral Graduates Dr. Lisa Marie Ahearn (Auburn, Maine) –…

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Vote Now for Academy Athlete of the Month for August

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DAPHNE, Ala. – The United States Sports Academy has announced its Athlete of the Month ballot for August and public voting is in progress. Following the selection committee’s meeting, 12 candidates – six male and six female – from six 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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Renowned Surgeon, Academy Faculty Member and Prolific Author Pens Book on “Victory in the Game of Life”

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“What does it take to become a champion?”  In his latest publication, Dr. E. Gaylon McCollough answers this question and provides sage advice to competitors from all walks of life. McCollough is a member of the United States Sport’s Academy’s National Faculty and recipient of its 2015 Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt Meritorious Achievement Award. His wife, Susan McCollough, serves as an Academy trustee. In 2017 McCollough received his alma mater’s Paul W. Bryant Alumni-Athlete Award. The…

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Academy Online Sports Publications Offer Something for Everyone

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As the fall “back to school” season draws closer, it is a good time to remind everyone of two important free public services provided by the United States Sports Academy. The Academy offers as a free public service The Sport Journal online academic sport journal and The Sport Digest daily online blog of current topics in sports and sports “news you can use.”  These two online publications are collectively accessed more than 800,000 times per…

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United States Sports Academy Signs Agreement Extending Long-Time Education Program with Thailand

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DAPHNE, Ala. – The United States Sports Academy’s longstanding certification program to provide advanced sport education to prepare students in Thailand for careers in sport recently was extended with the signing of an agreement with sport leaders in Thailand to hold the program again in 2019. During a recent international tour of nations to connect with the Academy’s many educational partners around the world, Academy President and CEO Dr. T.J. Rosandich signed an agreement with…

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Luka Modric, Angelique Kerber Named United States Sports Academy July Athletes of the Month

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DAPHNE, Ala. – Croatian soccer player Luka Modric and German tennis player Angelique Kerber have been named the United States Sports Academy’s Male and Female Athletes of the Month for July. Modric won the Golden Ball Award as the most outstanding player of the FIFA World Cup in Russia. Modric scored two goals and an assist and was considered dominant in the midfield, setting the tempo and dictating the pace of play as Croatia made…

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