St. Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee

Seventeen Achieve Success In IAAF Coaches Education And Certification System (CECS) Level 1 Course

Seventeen (17) Track and Field coaches successfully completed the Olympic Solidarity sponsored
IAAF Coaches Education and Certification System (CECS) Level 1 Course which was held recently
held over the period December 2nd to December 13th, 2016.

Among the successful participants were:

1. Derrick Simon
2. Azuredee Phillip
3. Samantha Samuel
4. Lydia Liburd
5. Castin Stokes
6. Kazrano Gumbs
7. Wayne Griffin
8. Gezel Dasent-Powell
9. Carolos Hyligar
10. Brian Moses
11. Juliska Morton
12. Kristal Liburd
13. Teresia Thompson
14. Stavia Lewis
15. Le’Journe Grofford
16. Shyan Williams
17. Terrance Rouse

The course was conducted by IAAF Lecturers: Mr Craig Connor and Ms Roatter Johnson. Some of the
topics covered included Biomechanics, Anatomy, Nutrition, Weight Lifting, Physiology, Psychology,
Communication, Training Planning, etc. Coaches were also required to sit a practical and a written
exam.

“I am pleased that we now have seventeen (17) more qualified coaches who will no doubt make a
difference in the lives of our upcoming athletic stars in terms of proper preparation”, said SKNAAA
President, Glenville Jeffers.

The Closing Ceremony was held on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 at the Ocean Terrace Inn (OTI). In
attendance at the Closing Ceremony were Mr Stanley Knight, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of
Sport, Mr Alphonso Bridgewater, NOC President, Mr Glenville Jeffers, SKNAAA President, Mr
Lester Hanley and Mrs Jennifer Nero, NOC Executive Members and Mr Lonzo Wilkinson, the Course
Secretary.

Each participant received internationally recognized certificates from both the IAAF and the
International Olympic Committee for having successfully completed the course.

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