Thursday, August 1, 2019

Coach Ronald Cartwright Honoured

Coach Ronald Cartwright is flanked by Shaun Miller, Shaunae Miller-Uibo, Jamal Wilson and BAAA president Drumeco Archer.

By BRENT STUBBS
Senior Sports Reporter
bstubbs@tribunemedia.net

OVER the span of his 45-year career, Ronald Cartwright has coached athletes who went on to excel as medallists at the CARIFTA, Central American and Caribbean, Pan American, Commonwealth Games, World Championships and Olympic Games.

On Friday as the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations opened its Senior National Track and Field Championships in the Grand Bahama Sports Complex, the Bahamas Association of Athletic Coaches (BAAC) honoured Cartwright for his accomplishments.

He was presented with an Omega watch, thanks to the contribution of the Bahamas Olympic Committee, Gurth Knowles of Dozer Heavy Equipment, Claude Bryan of On Track Management, the BAAA, world high jump champion Donald Thomas, Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo, and Harrison Petty of the Colony Club and BAAC.

Accepting the gift, Cartwright said he feels special because some of his close friends and some of the athletes, including minted CARIFTA high jump gold medallist Shaun Miller Jr and Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo, were there.  Read more >>