Trinidad & Tobago


Been here since last Sunday teaching with my colleague Ed Ryan ATC, formerly head of Sports Medicine at USOC. Have not posted much, just no time. Did a 3.5 workshop with soccer coaches; a half day off and yesterday started 3.5 days with rugby coaches. Very knowledgeable and well educated coaches who are very open and hungry for knowledge. We have had some great interchanges of ideas. I hope our work has a positive long-term impact on sport and rehabilitation from sport injuries in T&T. These people are wonderful. Also working with a track athlete on getting him back to training. We do that at the end of the day after the workshops. Makes for long days, but very satisfying. The other day on the track at Hasely Crawford stadium reminded of UC Irvine circa 1984 with all the talent out there. This young 400-meter hurdler with proper guidance could be the best ever. Makes me think of Carol Dwecks Mindset though, praise the effort not the result to insure growth. I do hope he gets that guidance. Amazing to see the kind of talent this small country has.

Vern Gambetta

Vern Gambetta

Director at Gambetta Sports Training Systems
Vern is the Director of Gambetta Sports Training Systems. He has been the a conditioning coach for several MLS teams as well as the conditioning consultant to the US Men's World Cup Soccer team. Vern is the former Director of Conditioning for the Chicago White Sox and New York Mets. He has lectured and conducted clinics in Canada, Japan, Australia and Europe and has authored six books and over one hundred articles related to coaching and sport performance in a variety of sports. He has a BA in teaching with a coaching minor and an MA in Education with an emphasis in physical education from Stanford University.
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