Fire Instructor ByrdMembers of the Daphne Fire Department visited the United States Sports Academy’s campus in Daphne, Ala., on 27 January 2017 to teach Academy employees about cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the proper use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). After the training session, the Academy employees earned a certification in CPR and AED use from the American Heart Association.

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

Dr. Simmermacher  Jennifer Sellers