Former Philadelphia Eagle Kevin Reilly To Receive 2018-2019 Institute Award

January 19, 2019

The Neumann University Institute for Sport, Spirituality and Character Development is pleased to kick off its 20th anniversary year by honoring former Philadelphia Eagle and cancer survivor, Kevin Reilly as the 2018-2019 Institute Award recipient on January 31, 2019 at 7:00 pm. Kevin Reilly’s journey began as a standout three-sport athlete at Salesianum High-School in … Read More 

In the Zone: Connecting Mind, Body and Sport

September 7, 2018

By Mary Beth Davis, MS NCC – Counselor, Neumann University Counseling Center for Wellness In the Zone strives to convey the importance of mental health in the performance and lives of college athletes.  Each month, In the Zone, will focus on a mental health issue and how it may affect the student-athlete.  In the Zone … Read More 

Why Croatia’s FIFA 2018 World Cup coach Zlatko Dalic brings a rosary to the soccer pitch

July 12, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski | Leave a comment

On Sunday, Croatia’s soccer team will play France in the championship game of the 2018 World Cup, after running victoriously through a string of soccer powerhouses in the tournament. Here’s one reason Catholics in the US might be rooting for the small Central European country: Croatia is a deeply Catholic country, and the coach of … Read More 

Losing is Not an Option

July 3, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski | Leave a comment

Neumann News and Events

Written By: Joey Gorman As I entered a 6 AM lift in October of my freshman year at Saint Joseph’s University, I thought I had many baseball games in college to be played. I never imagined my career could potentially be over before it even started. One of my favorite movies is Field of Dreams.  If … Read More 

Mental Health in Student Athletes

June 14, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski | Leave a comment

Written by: Jon Hoynak, MS, LAT,ATC As an athletic trainer, I mostly see athletic related injuries that range from contusions to concussions to ACL tears. What a lot of people don’t see after an injury occurs is how the student-athlete handles the mental stress of dealing with an injury. Some injuries can keep athletes out … Read More 

Neumann student-athletes play—and pray

February 24, 2017

Over 250 student-athletes gathered in the Mirenda Center for Sport, Spirituality and Character Development on Monday, February 6th but they didn’t come to play. They came, with their coaches and team chaplains, to pray. The official start of the spring sport season at Neumann University isn’t a first pitch, shot or serve. It’s Mass. Like … Read More