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“JDF Major Take Charge of Jamaica's Volleyball”


Despite the many challenges facing the Jamaica Volleyball Association, Major Warrenton Dixon of the Jamaica Defence Force volunteered to serve the Association and was elected in the post of president at their Annual General Meeting held on Saturday 28 November 2009 at the Sports Development Foundation Office, 31 Phoenix Avenue, Kingston 10.

Major Dixon, a 13 year veteran of the JDF succeeded Mr Wayne Robertson who served as president since February 2008.

Major Dixon’s aim is to lead the Association to be a National Sporting Organization that contributes positively to the athletic pride of Jamaica trough the sport of Volleyball locally, regionally and internationally.

Among his many objectives, Major Dixon pledges to establish a platform of unity and mutual understanding among all affiliates of the Jamaica Volleyball Association.

He further pledges to promote the game of volleyball at the primary school level in order to develop early interest in the sport before children commit to more popular sport.

Major Dixon will be serving as president until 2011 at which time he would be eligible for re-election.

NB: Link this story to the story on the Jamaica Volleyball Association Website. www.jamaicavolleyball.com