Interview with a top US HS T&F Team; Miami Northwestern HS, Florida
MileSplit national is publishing standard written interviews with the head coaches of many of the top U.S. high school track and field teams. This interview is with Carmen Jackson, head coach, Miami Northwestern, Miami, Florida.
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School, location (city, state) – Miami Northwestern High School, Miami, Florida
Team (boys, girls, both) – girls
Head Coach – Carmen Jackson
Assistant Coaches – Lorraine Ray-Deleveaux, Wyllesheia Myrick
Strongest Events – sprints, hurdles, horizontal jumps, throws, sprint relays
Top athletes; name, grade, events/PR’s –
Kededra Middleton, Senior - 100m(12.00), 200m(24.61), LJ(19’4.75”)
Elesha Alyn, Senior - 100H(14.62), 300H(44.11), LJ(17’7.5”), TJ(38’11.5”)
Akassja White, Junior - Discus(132’8”)
Altoneice Williams, Junior - 100H(14.10), 300H(43.02)
Yolanda Williams, Junior - 100H(14.21), 300H(43.34)
Yolanda Springer, Junior - 100H(14.34), 300H(43.66)
Hope Julmiste, Junior - 100m(12.15)
Kametra Byrd, Junior – 100m(12.34)
Alexis Jacobs, Junior - 800(2:19.22)
Lloydrica Cameron, Sophomore - SP(42’7”), Discus(149’2”)
Top relay teams; events, PR’s –
4x100m – 46.33
4x400m - 3:51.12
Key(s) to the success of your team – Coaching and developing every student athletic, which includes personally, academically, socially, and spiritually.
Your favorite meet(s) - County, Conference, Distict, Regional, and State.
Teams you most enjoy competing against – Boyd Anderson, St. Thomas Aquinas, Southridge, South Dade
Team goals for the season – Competing with pride and heart. Concluding being State Champs for the ninth time. (Accomplished!!)