August 2011 Volume 8

Fortis At The World Championships

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Kingston, Jamaica - Johnson C. Smith University head men's & women's track and field coach Lennox Graham, along with recent graduate Leford Green are a part of the 2011 Jamaican national team that will compete at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, South Korea. The Championships are scheduled for August 27 to September 4.

Green recently repeated as the 400m hurdles champion at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Championships in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. He also qualified for the 4x400m relay. Green was named the 2011 USTFCCCA National Athlete and Scholar-Athlete of the Year for both indoor and outdoor season.

Lennox Graham, reigning 2011 CIAA Outdoor Women's Track and Field Coach of the Year, was called upon by Jamaica to be one of the coaches on the high powered Jamaican panel of officials. Graham is a former head coach of the track program at Kingston College.

Maurice Wilson has been named head coach of Jamaica's team. Wilson, the coach of Holmwood Technical and GC Foster College, will have Fitz Coleman as his technical director. Wilson was head coach of Jamaica's team to the Commonwealth Games in India last year, World Junior teams (2002, 2006) and World Youth team in 1999.

Also on the coaching panel is Edward Hector, coach for Holmwood boys and executive member of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association.

The staff is completed by Michael Clarke, coach at Calabar and Akan Track Club; Jamaica's first world champion (400m) Berland Cameron, who assist Glen Mills at Racers; and Maurice Westney, coach at GC Foster.

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