October 30, 2008 16:44 ET

Sport Clips Launches Online Cosmetology Continuing Education

Sport Clips Virtual University Promotes Anytime Anywhere Learning

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - October 30, 2008) - Sport Clips, the national hair care franchise for men and boys, has partnered with to deliver online continuing education courses to its licensed cosmetologists in select states across its 607 locations across the nation. The online courses provided will provide an efficient and cost effective method for licensed stylists to stay current with mandatory continuing education obligations.

The Sport Clips "Virtual University" is comprised of a catalog of courses powered by which covers subjects critical to today's practicing hair stylist. Some of the course titles offered include:

--  Teaching Methodology -- Teaches the current or aspiring beauty school
    teacher different learning methods and personality types to best manage the
    classroom setting.
--  HIV Sanitation -- Covers all aspects of safety and sanitation
    including HIV as related to the cosmetology industry.
--  Easy Way to Become Successful in the Beauty Industry -- Provides
    learners with a "personal cheerleader" motivating them to achieve goals,
    visualize future goals, careers in the salon and spa industry,
    understanding apprenticeship programs, selecting employers, interview
    techniques, and much more.

"Sport Clips believes very strongly in promoting education among our industry schools and by investing in a convenient and affordable method of continuing education for our stylists, we are in the best position to help them further their careers with us," stated Julie Vargas, Director of Career Opportunity for Sport Clips. and Sport Clips will expand upon the online course offerings to provide options for both continuing education and industry professional development. For more information about online courses mentioned in this announcement, visit:

About (Austin, TX) services over 2500 e-learning partners who together have trained more than 3 million users worldwide. Their integrated strategy of technology, content and service helps organizations and professionals best manage career, compliance and certification needs. Ranked as one of the fastest growing technology companies by Deloitte & Touche and Inc. Magazine,'s customers include industry leading organizations across a wide range of industries. For more information visit or call 888-360-TRNG.

About Sport Clips

Sport Clips, founded in 1995 by franchise veteran Gordon Logan and headquartered in Georgetown, Texas, the privately held Sport Clips, Inc. is a sports-themed hair care franchise for men and boys with nearly 607 stores in 36 states. Sport Clips is the official haircutter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and offers preferential pricing to all veterans.