Category Archives: AS in the News

  • NFL Draft Preview: Breaking Down the Numbers with Athletic Standard

    Athletic Standard’s CEO, Thomas Newman breaks down the top offensive prospects in the upcoming NFL Draft with Bloomberg Sports Anchor Rob Shaw and Analyst Logan MacPhail. Thomas Newman goes through each position with details provided by the Athletic Standard Index (ASI) providing insight into which draftees have the most potential at the next level.   Read the […]

  • USA Men U21 Roster for IHF Continental Cup

    USA Team Handball recently announced its roster for the upcoming IHF Continental Cup in Guatemala City, Guatemala, Apr 27 – May 5… One interesting addition is Nico Mukendi who is an 18 year old high school student from Hillsbourough, NJ.  Mukendi was identified via a tryout through USA Team Handball’s partner Athletic Standard. Read the full […]

  • Nonprofit Raising Funds for Student’s Olympics Training

    Athletic Standard and its nonprofit partner, The Athlete Connection, today announced the launch of a new website where individuals can donate to help support the training of U.S. Team Handball hopeful, Hillsborough High School senior Nico Mukendi. Read the Full Story at:

  • Company Brings New Tools for Athletic Development

    Students who want to know how they’ve improved in class have lots of ways to check: classroom tests, state-mandated standardized tests, even quarterly grades include some yardstick for checking academic development. A student weak in one skill can see where they need to apply themselves to become a better balanced, more rounded student. One area […]

  • Three-Letter Athlete Finds a New Sport—and Olympic Dreams

    Local sports fans know Hillsborough High School senior Nico Mukendi—they’ve seen him on the football grid, baseball diamonds and basketball courts. He’s a triple-threat athlete—a 6-foot, 5-inch, 220-lbs, bundle of energy and skill—and he’s now a member of a prestigious team representing the U.S., on handball courts. Read the full story here:

  • Company Offers Free Testing to Help Athletes Learn How They Compare to Their Peers

    When high school students from across the country apply to colleges, those institutions can use SAT scores to compare students and determine which will be accepted and which won’t. When college athletic programs compare prospects from different regions, it’s not as simple. There’s no Scholastic Athletic Test similar to the Scholastic Aptitude Test. Athletic Standard […]