… affiliates under Archery Guyana
ARCHERY Guyana head coach Nicholas Hing on Thursday, August 12, presented to Nations’ Director Pamela O’Toole at a small ceremony in the school’s compound, ‘School of the Nations Archers’, their official certificate of registration and affiliation together with a bow and arrow set.
An excited Pamela O’Toole expressed her joy and enthusiasm at having the opportunity to introduce and develop this new sport to the students together with Archery Guyana, whom she thanked for providing the opportunity.
Ms O’Toole was also delighted to have the school registered as the first-ever archery club in Guyana and looks forward to many competitions with other school clubs.
She also thanked the school’s Physical Education teacher, who has already begun learning the fundamentals of the sport, for taking the lead to bring the sport into the school.
Archery Guyana officials said they have been working to introduce the sport of archery into schools for some time now and hope that School of the Nations is the first of many school clubs. “Archery Guyana envisions developing the sport within the school environment with the aim of discovering and encouraging athletes from the primary level all the way to the university level,” the association said in a release.
Archery Guyana officials said they’re committed to providing the necessary training for instructors and certified coaches, both junior and senior. “With this in mind, Archery Guyana sees archery as an additional event at school sports; Inter-house, Inter-school and Nationals, thereby fostering a competitive spirit among students and the camaraderie that archery is internationally known for.”