HEADLINE: Defining Sports Performance with Altis Performance

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11/17/20, 2:25:01 PM 

In this, a conversation that untethers the limitations that the term ‘strength and conditioning’ places on his profession, Sports Performance coach—Shayne Cooper—highlights the gaps left in Caribbean cricket due to the lack of coordination among Cricket Coaches, Sports Performance coaches and Strength and Conditioning coaches.

Krissania: Would you like to begin by stating your official title?

Cooper: Well, my name is Shayne Cooper. I am a Sports Performance coach currently specializing in cricket performance.

K: Right, and you currently operate your own Sports Performance facility. 

C: Yes. So, I used to work with Elite Development & Performance Unit in Trinidad and Tobago. I had served at a government-run facility and when my time was up there and I started working with the West Indies, I decided to open my own facility where I could train and develop athletes outside of my scope of work.

K: You’ve also had multiple stints with the West Indies team.

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