During his latest travels to Africa, the Middle East and Asia, United States Sports Academy Vice President and COO Dr. T.J. Rosandich met with Qi Lu, the vice secretary general of the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games Organizing Committee (NYOGOC). Qi Lu presented Dr. Rosandich with a set of pins from the Youth Olympic Games.

Allen Jackson and Barbara Wise, Academy Distance Learning Faculty members, are teaching “Sports Strength & Conditioning” and “Introduction to Sports Security Management,” respectively, at the Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) diploma program April 19-27.

Qi Lu (right) presents Dr. T.J. Rosandich with a set of pins from the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games.

Dr. Tim Newman, a United States Sports Academy National Faculty member and associate professor at York College of Pennsylvania, has co-authored  a new textbook, “Social Media in Sports Marketing.”

Dr. Robert Goldman, an Academy Board of Trustees member, recently helped put on the International Sports Hall of Fame 2013 induction ceremony that is done in conjunction with the Arnold Sports Festival, which is in its 25th year and is the largest sports event of its kind in the world.

Bob Lawson, one of the Academy’s original National Faculty members, renowned track and field coach and world-class decathlete, died unexpectedly recently at his home in Ocean Shores, Wash.

Harvey Schiller, who received the Academy’s 2011 Honorary Doctorate for distinguishing himself as an Olympic leader and sport entrepreneur during his more than 30-year career in sports, was profiled Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal in its March 11-17 issues as part of the magazine’s 2013 class of The Champions: Pioneers & Innovators in Sports Business.


2013 American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAPHERD) National Convention & Exposition scheduled April 23-27 in Charlotte, N.C.

International Beach Handball (IBH) Master course scheduled May 19-22 at the Grand Sierra Resort, 2500 E. Second St., in Reno, Nev. More information regarding Beach Handball can be found here.

International Symposium on Higher Education Institution Leaders May 20-23 at the Athens Institution for Education and Research in Greece.

American College of Sports Medicine 60th annual meeting and 4th World Congress on Exercise is Medicine May 28-June 1 at Indianapolis, Ind.

3rd International Forum on Sport for Peace and Development June 5-6 at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

NACDA and Affiliates Convention Week this year June 10-15, at the World Center Marriott Resort in Orlando, Fla.