September 2014 Volume 11

KC Cricket Coach Roy McLean has died

Staff reporter KC Times
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Mr. Roy McLean served Kingston College (KC) and Jamaica with distinction. He represented the famed North Street institution in cricket, football and athletics, and also coached cricket and football at "The College". In addition, he extended his services to St. Andrew Technical, Excelsior High, Kensington Cricket Club and Kingston Cricket Club, where he coached cricket, and was responsible for unearthing and honing a plethora of talents.

He was a member of the KC team which copped the school's first Manning Cup football title, played on winning Sunlight Cup cricket teams, and was a member of the school's Athletic Championship teams.

Notably, he is Jamaica's most successful coach at the schoolboy and club levels. During his stint at KC, he was responsible for harnessing talents such as Robert Samuels, Marlon Samuels, Robert Haynes, Wayne Lewis, Andrew Richardson, Mario Ventura, and a host of others, who went on to represent Jamaica, and by extension, the West Indies.

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