US Virgin Islands – The Department of Sports, Parks, & Recreation, The Track & Field Federation, and AAU track and Field are hosting the first “Under The Sun, Long Jump and Sprint” Clinic. The clinic will be held Friday, November 11th, on St. Thomas at the Ivanna Eudora Kean High School Track from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM and Saturday, November 12th, on St. Croix at the St. Croix Educational Complex track, from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. The clinic will cover Long Jump preparation and basic sprint techniques. Student-athletes must pay $15.00 to participate. There will be a coaches Clinic on Thursday, November 10th, at The Ivanna Eudora Kean High School Track at 10:00 AM.
“We intend to host the Under The Sun, Long, Jump, and Sprint Clinic to increase Track & Field participation Territory-wide,” said Ileta Potter, V.I Track & Field Program Administrator & IEKHS Track & Field Coach. “It has been difficult motivating our children to participate in Track & Field.
We expect this partnership with AAU to help us attain our goal of introducing Track & Field to as many student-athletes as possible.”
Jason Grimes, Lamont Smith, Stanley Holmes, and Jason Rouser (professional Track and field, Long Jump, or Olympic Winners and medalists) will conduct both Clinics on both islands.
For more information on the Virgin Islands Track & Field Federation, visit www.vitrackandfield.com. For questions concerning the Under The Sun, Long Jump, And Sprint Clinic, please contact Keith A. Smith Sr at 340-277-1123 or email@example.com