Coach wants year-round programme
AN ALL-YEAR assistance package and a fine-tuning national programme are necessary for athletics’ excellence in Barbados.
Buoyed by the country’s six-gold performance, embellished by two new meet records in an overall 20-medal tally at the recently ended CARIFTA Games in Grenada, head coach Brian Holder believes those are two of the areas which are lacking in the total development of local athletes.
“What I would like to see is that our national programme be utilised a lot more in terms of the charges because there are some glaring deficiencies when they come to the CARIFTA level that we are seeing from a coaching perspective,” Holder told SUN SPORT after the national squad returned from St George’s last Tuesday.
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