Jamaica’s Garth Gayle appointed to PASO Coaching, Education Commission

first_imgJamaica Olympic Association (JOA) second vice-president Garth Gayle has been appointed to the Coaching and Education Commission of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO), the governing sport body for the Americas.Gayle’s appointment was made by PASO’s p resident Neven Ilic Álvarez.The announcement of Gayle’s appointment was made recently by JOA President Christopher Samuda, who was also appointed to the PASO Ethics Commission.Samuda, in welcoming the appointment, said that “Second vice-president Gayle will bring to the table a wealth of knowledge and technical expertise in sport education, an unwavering commitment to his responsibilities, and a practical vision that is not only regional but global.”The Charlemont High School principal, Gayle, a well known personality in local and regional sport fraternities for 20 years, will attend his first meeting overseas later this month, and will be joined by respected leaders of member, National Olympic Committees of PASO.“I am looking forward to making a contribution and working with my colleagues in increasing the knowledge base and competences in sport. This is critical to sport’s integrity and value, particularly as a tool for personal and national development,” said Gayle, who is also a member of the technical commission of the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association.PASO is responsible for the staging of the Pan American Games, which is the region’s premier multi-sport event.last_img


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