Academy President and CEO Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich participated as a member of the International Jury for the 2012 London Olympic Sport and Art Contest held at the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland.

"2009 College Game of the Year" by Daniel Moore

Dr. Tim Foley, Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs, was inducted as part of the inaugural class into the Yucca Valley (Calif.) High School Hall of Fame for his play for the Kansas State University baseball team.

Dr. Lawrence Bestmann, a longtime Academy national faculty member, opened an online store,, that sells a variety of health and fitness items along with his new motivational book for children, “You can, you can!”

Tom DeLong travelled to Thailand to teach Sports Biomechanics from June 11-15 as part of the International Certification Sports Coaching program with the Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT).

Daniel Moore, the Academy’s 2005 Sport Artist of the Year, prevailed in a lawsuit filed by the University of Alabama with the 11th Circuit Court ruling his paintings and artistic expressions are protected under the First Amendment.

Raold Bradstock, the Academy’s 2003 Sport Artist of the Year, set two senior world records in the javelin, throwing the 700-gram javelin 76.15 meters (249 feet, 10 inches) and the 800-gram javelin 67.10 meters (220 feet, 2 inches). The 50-year-old Bradstock is preparing for his eighth Olympic Trials this month for the Great Britain team.

Daniel You, the Academy’s 2001 Sport Artist of the Year, has an exhibit, “Only for You,” at the Labworlds Fine Art Gallery in Paris that began June 5 and runs through July 14.

Don Anthony, a former Olympian in the hammer throw for Great Britain in Melbourne in 1956, died recently. Anthony dedicated his life to the Olympic Movement as an internationally recognized sports historian, teacher and writer. He was 83.


National Associate of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Convention – June 22-28 in Dallas

AdvancED International Summit 2012 “The Power of Disruption: Creating the Future of Education” – June 24-26 in Washington, D.C.

First International Congress on Culture and Society – June 28-30 in Ankara, Turkey

National Strength and Conditioning (NCSA) annual National Conference – July 11-14 at Providence, R.I.

The Fifth International Teaching Games for Understanding (TGFU) Conference – July 14-16 at Loughborough University, England

Summit for Leaders in Advancement – July 15-17 in Washington, D.C.

The International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport 2012 (ICSEMIS 2012) – July 19-24 in Glasgow, Scotland

2012 London Olympics – XXX Olympic Games July 27-Aug. 12 in London