The Solomon Islands National Institute of Sports (SINIS) has said goodbye to one of the Performance Services Co-ordinator, Mentor & Volunteer John Tascone.

John left the country yesterday for Australia after spending almost six months with SINIS.

John had been instrumental in mentoring the SINIS performance services department. The department focuses on strength and conditioning, sports science, nutrition sport medicine and psychology.

The staffs of SINIS conveyed their heartfelt gratitude for his time, contributions, passion, skills, knowledge, friendships and “the impact he brings to the ongoing human resources developments in our local sports industry.”

The Solomon Islands National Institute of Sport (SINIS) High – Performance complex was officially commissioned and handed over to the national government on Friday 19th November 2021.

SINIS is a government funded facility, and is the first major infrastructure and investment for sports since the country’s Independence, and is the second of such program in the Pacific region.

With SINIS Media