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Dalton Myers to take up role as Director, High-Performance Sport at Queen’s University Athletics and Recreation May 1

Dalton Myers is established to be a part of Queen’s University Athletics & Recreation on Might 1, 2023 as Director, Substantial Performance Activity.

Myers, who for the past 12 months, was Assistant Director, Higher General performance Activity at Carleton College, will oversee all features of the Gaels’ Superior Functionality Sport plan and its associated staff. He will also present strategic way for the Higher Overall performance Activity division at Queen’s, and even more the advancement of its packages and solutions to assure productive guidance of its coaches, college student-athletes and teams.

“I am honoured and thrilled to settle for the position of Director, Substantial Functionality Activity and be a part of the Queen’s University neighborhood,” claimed Myers, who retains a Master of Activity Administration from Ohio University, as nicely as a Learn of Philosophy (Cultural Research) and a Bachelor of Science in Worldwide Relations from The College of the West Indies. 

“My enthusiasm for sports activities and commitment to pupil progress have led me to this chance. I am thrilled to be a part of this workforce of focused pupil-athletes, coaches, and administrative and assistance staff as effectively as the broader Queen’s neighborhood.

“I thank Linda Melnick for the confidence positioned in me. I am eager to start off functioning with the Athletics & Recreation crew to proceed creating on the many achievements and successes even though fostering a beneficial college student-athlete practical experience and an inclusive group.”

For her portion, Melnick stated Myers will deliver a prosperity of expertise to the work.

“I am delighted to welcome Dalton to Queen’s Athletics & Recreation,” stated Melnick, Govt Director, Athletics & Recreation.

“He delivers a wealth of encounter in high effectiveness activity from time at both equally the University and Global degree, and his motivation to fostering an setting that supports the wellness, inclusivity and basic safety of our participants will empower Gaels student-athletes and coaches to prosper in competitiveness.”

From 2018-2021, Myers served as a Corporate Planner for the Jamaica Olympic Association, producing and utilizing procedures that increased guidance for national groups, in addition to coordinating IOC funding apps.

He previously served as the Director of Sport at The University of West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica for 7 years, the place he led the development of the University’s high efficiency activity system, creating its techniques and courses to foster a pathway to good results.