Brandon_headshot2Mr. Brandon Spradley
Acting Director of Continuing Education

Congratulations to Mr. Brandon Spradley, the acting Director of the Sports Academy’s Continuing Education Department. He was recently ordained as a minster in a ceremony at Covenant of Grace Ministries in Collerville, Tenn.

Congratulations to professional golfer Erik Compton
Congratulations to professional golfer, Erik Compton, for earning a runner-up finish in the US Open on June 15th, in Pinehurst, N.C. Compton, a two-time heart transplant recipient, received the Academy’s Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias Courage Award in 2012. Compton finished 1-under par for the four rounds of the tournament.


  • The United States Specialty Sports Association Global Sports Baseball World Series will be held from 17 June – 27 July 2014 and will be held at the Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Foley Sportsplexes.
  • The 2014 Celebrate National Youth Sports Week will be held from 13-20 July, 2014. In honor of this week, a Physical Activity Expo will be held in the Rayburn House of Representatives Office Building Foyer on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., from 11:00am – 2:00pm on Tuesday, July 15, 2014.
  • The 2014 IMAGINE PEACE Youth Camp will be hosted by the International Olympic Truce Center from 26-31 July 2014, at the International Olympic Academy in Olympia, Greece.