Sherone Simpson wants to help athletes mentally prepared

Acting principal of GC Foster College Maurice Wilson along with lecturer and coach Marlon Gayle as well as athletes Sherone Simpson and Rasheed Dwyer are set to leave the island on Wednesday (28 Feb) for Athletics Ontario (high performance centre) in Canada.

The team will visit two universities to conduct clinics and coaching seminars. They are scheduled to return to the island next Monday.

According to Wilson, the visit forms part of a larger plan which will involve exchange tours of athletes and coaches from Canada starting next year.

They will also be attending Athletics Ontario’s Indoor Championship Series meet No. 3, which is scheduled for Saturday, March 3 at the Toronto Track and Field Centre.


By Anthony Foster

Is a two-time Jamaica sports journalist of the year (2004 and 2005) and world-renowned journalist. One of his award-winning articles was on Usain Bolt, 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion and sprint double record holder, was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony has covered Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016; Six (6) IAAF World Athletics Championships between 2007 and 2019 and several other international sporting events, including the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his favourite football team, Argentina vs the USA in 2004.

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