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Athletics: Former VP Wason in the running for Technical Director vacancy

Former Cayman Islands Athletics Association (CIAA) Vice President Harcourt Wason is said to be in the running for the vacant position of Technical Director.

CIAA President Lance Barnes confirmed with Cayman 27 the former administrator and the association have been in contact.

“He lived here for a number of years, he’s a teacher as well. He’s well experience in this area, he was involved in many CARIFTA Games. Yes he reached out to us. We are now communicating with him, but we haven’t made a final decision as of yet.”

Wason, 62, holds duel citizenship for both Barbados and Cayman. He is a member of the CIAA and was part of the Bajan Men’s 4×400 metre relay team in 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec. Barnes said if chosen, Wason would be a position contributor.

“I believe he would be a great addition to the team.”

Barnes added the association is hoping to fill the position on a temporary basis, with appointee leading Cayman’s program to the 2019 CARIFTA Games.

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From Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Jordan Armenise began his sports broadcasting journey with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. It was in this role where he was able to merge his best attributes: sports knowledge and personality. While with the Ticats, Jordan provided live analysis and interviews while developing a digital portfolio of one-on-one interviews, episodic sports comedy and full length sports & news features. He has also worked with CBC Sports for Hockey Night in Canada, the 2014 Sochi Olympics and Special Olympics as well as roles with Cineflix and Cream Productions as an Assistant Director.

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