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Tsimang Ekango

Tsimang Ekango

Tsimang is one of Track Academy’s role model alumni and has been with us for many years. She lives with regular bouts of chronic illness and has been admitted to hospital for many months at a time over the past years. This has been very frustrating for her as she...

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Amar Aichoun

Amar Aichoun

Amar has been engaged with Track Academy since the age of 13. He joined after a hospital stay where he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. He developed a strong relationship with his coach Shereen Rose, pictured above with Amar. According to his mother, this has...

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Brittany Robinson

Brittany Robinson

After arriving in the UK from Jamaica, Brittany was advised by her coach back home to join Track Academy. She has been training since 2009. Athletics is a huge part of her Jamaican heritage and she has been committed to training at Track Academy since the age of 11....

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Track Academy athletes enjoy new Crossfit sessions

Track Academy athletes enjoy new Crossfit sessions

An emerging Crossfit box in Willesden has joined forces with Track Academy by Connie Henry to offer youngsters a new, free way to get fit and healthy. NW10 Crossfit, which launched at the Willesden Sports Centre in February, is offering free sessions for Track Academy...

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Leroy Cain

Leroy Cain

Leroy Cain came to Track Academy at the age of 16 having travelled from his home in Jamaica to settle in the UK. He took to our athletics programme very well in the sprinting events; however, it soon became apparent that he needed some guidance in his education with regards to post-16 options.

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Colin Hart on Caster Semenya

Colin Hart on Caster Semenya

Here, our favourite veteran journalist Colin Hart shares his views on the recent Caster Semenya ruling: The Caster Semenya case has bitterly divided the athletic world in what has become track and field's equivalent of the Brexit debate. The Court of Arbitration for...

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Track Academy features in ITV documentary

Track Academy features in ITV documentary

The work of Track Academy by Connie Henry in Willesden will be under the national spotlight in an ITV documentary to be aired next Tuesday. Run For Your Life, which will be broadcast at 10.45pm, highlights the transformative power of sport, especially for young people...

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Track Academy enjoy storming success at county championship

Track Academy enjoy storming success at county championship

Athletes from Track Academy by Connie Henry in Willesden returned victorious from the Middlesex Indoor Championships, with nine medals under their belts.Four golds came home to the Willesden Sports Centre, with two won by Reece Earle who ran a personal best of 7.11...

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