Dale Jones

March 12, 1964 Dale Jones was born to Ann Prevost and Maurice Jones.  Dales early years were spent on Station Street, Grays Farm, he attended the Pilgrim High School for both primary and secondary education.  He received his tertiary education at the Grambling State University, Louisiana, USA where he was a star athlete (distance runner) and graduated with a Bachelors in Computer Science.

Dale ranks among  Antigua and Barbuda’s internationally recognized athletes. Among his accomplishments are: silver medal at the 1990 Central American and Caribbean Games and the bronze medal at the 1993 Central American and Caribbean Games. He represented the Nation at 3 Olympic Games (1984, 1988, 1992). and his most impressive performance was at the 1988 Olympic Games where his 1500m performance was of 3:49.41 minutes was a new national record. 

At the 1991 World Championships he competed in both 800m and 1500m. His 800m (1:48.62 minutes) pace was a national record. He also competed at the 1993 World Championships.
Dale worked for an extended period in the private sector while continuing his training as an athlete and representing his nation.  He was also engaged for a period as the Physical Education teacher at the Antigua Grammar School

Dale Jones owned and managed the Peak Performance Athletic Club along with his wife Ann Crawford-Jones.  In addition he became known for his work as a conditioning coach for many sporting organisation and national teams.  

His work in the sports arena was cut short in February 2017 when he suffered a severe stroke. 

Today he is testimony to hard work and determination to recovery with the support and dedication of his wife Ann

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