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ASN Hosts 3rd Certified Disability Sport Specialist Training in Brewton, AL March 6-7th

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3rd Group of Graduates from CDSS Hosted by the Ability Sport Network

Pictured (Bottom, left to right): Cullen Milner (student, Huntingdon College); Penny Edwards (Exercise Physiology & Health Educator, Alliance for a Healthier Generation ); Holly Clarke (student, AUM exercise science program); Maren Heller (graduate student, AUM exercise science); Neil Lawler (student,  Huntingdon College); Pictured (Top, left to right): Tristiana Mays, (Recent graduate of Huntingdon College, Physical Education); Kate Atkins (ASN Staff); Dr. Sherri Huff (Birmingham City Schools); Professor David Kyle (UAH,  Dept. Kinesiology); Keisha Owens (Phys. Ed. Teacher, Birmingham City Schools); Sam Zapatka (BlazeSports, Course Instructor); Beverly Coleman (Phys. Ed. Teacher, Mobile County) 

In partnership with BlazeSports America, The Ability Sport Network at Huntingdon College hosted the 3rd Certified Disability Sport Specialist Training in Brewton, Alabama on March 6-7th, 2015.  The cohort had a variety of participants which included State Department of Education employees, college professors, public school physical educators, as well as students from both Huntingdon College and Auburn University at Montgomery (for more news on ASN’s partnership with AUM, please visit: http://asn.huntingdon.edu/wp-admin/post.php?post=38668&action=edit&message=6)  

During this two-day workshop, participants took part in interactive lectures, received hands-on training with adaptive equipment, and learned how to complete the requirements to become a Certified Disability Sport Specialist.

For more information on our upcoming training at the University of Alabama in Huntsville on May 29-30th, please visit: http://asn.huntingdon.edu/?page_id=751

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The 2015 Awards Banquet

At the awards banquet, Dr. Dorman kicked off the night with a welcome message. Coach Andrews, Coach Darius, and Coach LeGrand then presented each team member with an award. Jaden Favor won The Fighter Award for giving his all, though he is the youngest on the team. Andrew Heinzen received the Positive Player Award for always having a smile on his face. The Most Improved Award went to Johnathan Coley for his progression throughout the season. The Team Player Award was given to Leo Lugo for always putting the team first. Dudley Luckie received an All Tournament Award from the Conference Tournament and the Captain’s Award from the coaches for his excellent leadership. Ricky Treloar was given the Player of the Year Award for his outstanding dedication in every aspect throughout the season. Kate Atkins informed the crowd about ASN’s upcoming events and the night ended with a farewell to Coach Andrews, who sadly said her goodbyes and that she has taken a new job.2015-03-12 18.21.54 2015-03-12 18.49.45 2015-03-12 19.23.28