Recruiting Athletes to Overseas Colleges

The Rockets Athletic Club in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth Development and Sports will be hosting the Inaugural Conference on the “The Recruiting Process of Athletes to Overseas Colleges” on Saturday May 21, 2016 from 9:00am at the Capella Marigot Bay Resort & Marina.

The conference is part of the club’s educational drive and will be attended by athletes and coaches from clubs around the island, officials and coaches from the Ministry of Youth Development and Sports and the Saint Lucia Athletic Association.

It is expected that participants will gain useful information in “Understanding the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA – a member-led organization dedicated to the well-being and lifelong success of college athletes) Divisional Competition”, “Eligibility and Compliance”, and also hear firsthand from past student athletes.

Presenters for the day are Dr. Anthony George, Mr. Gilroy Hall, Mr. Wayne Benti, Mr Fabien Felix, Mr. Dane Magloire, Dr. Vernetta Lesporis, and former student athletes, Mr. Kenson Casimir, Mr Lenyn Leonce, Ms. Pernell Joseph and Ms. Peterlyn Edward.

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