Tonique Williams-Darling becomes PR Director for BAAA

Congratulations on winning the Public Relations administrator of the BAAA  for 2013-2015. We know things will get better and a new day is dawning.

Make us proud!

Tonique’s Resume

Dear Colleagues,
With twenty (20) years of combined athletics participation, coaching and sports administrative experience, at the youth, collegiate, national and international level, I accept the nomination for Public Relations administr

ator of the BAAA for the period 2012-2015.
As we prepare to embark on a new era in track and field in the Bahamas with the changing of the guard in athlete representation, world-class facilities and the hosting of major events, it is important that the image of the governing body relay integrity, transparency, progression and professionalism. With these goals in mind it is my hope to formalize a public relations team dedicated to:
the effective communication of the association’s objectives and operations
building community relations and goodwillworking cooperatively with government, sponsors and other stakeholders
effective communication between members, athletes and international bodies.
I humbly ask for your vote and list my qualifications for this position:
EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Major: Finance Major: Insurance and Risk Management
PUBLIC RELATIONS EXPERIENCE:
2011 Assisting BAAA with Public Relations
2003 – 2008 Nike Ambassador
2004 – 2006 Spokespersons BTC
ADMINISTRATIVE
2008 Assistant Director of Compliance – University of Texas Pan American
2009-2011 Hosted TWD Athletics Clinics
2011-2012 Hosted SJC/TWD Athletics cross-country invitational
2009 – 2012 President TWD Athletics (4 years)
CERTIFICATION
Level I USA track and field
IAAF Level I Lecturer and Kids Athletics Instructor
TRACK AND FIELD ACCOMPLISHMENTS
• 2004 Olympic Gold Medalist
• 2004 Golden League Jackpot Winner
• 2004 Ranked #1 in the world & 11th on All-Time best list
• 2005 World Champion
• 2005 Indoor World Bronze Medalist
• 2006 Commonwealth Silver Medalist
• 2006 World Cup Gold Medalist (4x400m)
• 400m Bahamas National Record Holder

COACHING
• 2011 Commonwealth Youth Games – Deputy Chef De Mission, Chaperone, Head Coach
• 2010 NACAC U-23 – Assistant coach responsible for middle distance events
• 2012 Junior World – Assistant Coach for women, Chaperone
• 2012 Olympic Team – Olympic Attaché, Chaperone

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