Simone Facey is now a USATF certified coach
Simone Facey is now a USATF certified coach
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Former Jamaican sprinter Simone Facey is now “officially a certified coach.” She completed all the USATF Coaching Education Level 1 Program requirements on August 26, 2022.

Facey, an Olympic Games 4x100m relay silver medallist, shared the news on her social media page. “Officially a certified coach,” she wrote.

Six hours after the post, several former athletes, including Ato Bolton, Kemoy Campbell, and Anneisha McLaughlin, reacted with love to the news.

Facey also helped Jamaica to gold in the 4x100m at the Berlin 2009 World Athletics Championships. She was also a member of the 4x100m teams that won silver in Osaka 2007 and bronze in London 2017.

She is a Pam Am Games 200m silver medallist in 2011 and took bronze at the same meet in Toronto in 2015.

When Jamaica hosted the World Athletics U20 Championships in 2002, Facey anchored the host home to beat the USA with Lauryn Williams.

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Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.


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