Strength and conditioning coach for the Sheffield Eagles, Dean Thomas, has been announced as High Performance Coordinator for the West Indies Rugby League in season 2004.
Dean Thomas, will play an important role in the long term development of players in both the senior representative side, as well as in any West Indian academy sides.
Dean?s success with the Sheffield club has been highlighted in the clubs performances on the field, with the National League side winning the minor premiership, and only just losing the final to a better Keighley on the day. The consistent results on the field highlights a professionally run club.
Dean Thomas? is of Jamaican heritage, and as part of his roles with the new organisation, he will develop and implement sustainable programs for all players registered to the representative side, as well conduct specialised training camps in the lead up to major internationals.
Dean will also take the role of head trainer for the national team in the 2004 West Indies international season.