Our Mission. To Help Kids Build Strong Foundations to Make Future Decisions.
Making good decisions in life typically stems from one's environment; the foundation set in a kid’s life is vital to their success. Team work, communication, determination, high self-esteem and discipline are all valuable assets and qualities necessary in one's daily living and when playing sports. Sports is a great avenue for kids to learn these skills to become productive citizens. According to research organized sports increases social skills, develop cognitive abilities, improves academic performance and their general health.
BA – Psychology, M.Ed- Special Education,
Ed.S- Organizational Leadership
Occupation – Teacher- Middle School
Kimone has been working with the team for the past year assisting in developing fundamental skills and abilities in youth cricket. She enjoys watching them as they showcase their new skills. Her passion for youth development is further fueled by the encouraging signs displayed by the players as evidenced in their enthusiasm and love for the game. Kimone views these early positive results as a solid foundation which can blossom into possibilities that parents and kids can only imagine. She is passionate about providing for others and the mobile food pantry is one of her life goals.
Junior Williams is a former Jamaica national cricketer who represented his country and local Jamaican club Kensington with distinction. He had stints in New Zealand as a first class player before settling in East Atlanta Georgia. He captained the Tropical Cricket Club which enjoyed multiple years of Championships under his leadership. A shrewd cricketing brain with an excellent track record of spotting and developing talent. A fastbowler by trade but is knowledgable in all aspects of the game.
Patrick Harris is a former Jamaica and West Indies under 19 standout. An elegant left-handed batsman who dominated the Atlanta leagues up to a few years ago. Also a former captain of the Tropical Sports Club Cricket Team where he enjoyed multi-championship years. Specializes in Batting and overall game management.
A very promising umpire and a good opening batsman and wicket-keeper when playing the game. Had the distinction of representing the Americas region as an umpire in various youth and senior Caribbean competitions. Knows the laws of the game and adds great insight about the game.
We would like to thank our sponsors/contributors:
Mr. William Skinner- President of Georgia Supreme Cricket League (GSCL)
J&P Construction and Remodeling
Noel Williams- Member of Tropical Sports Club.
Enos Phillips- Member of Tropical Sports Club.
Al Givance- President of Tropical Sports Club.
Greater Youth of America, LLC