FORBES Simone < Back  
Sport Netball
CGA Jamaica   
Gender Women
Born 20 Jun 1981 in Kingston, JAM
Height1.73 m
Weight 61 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Jamaica
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team Waulgrovians Sports Club: Kingston Seymour, ENG
General Interest
Hobbies "Playing sports- netball, volleyball and softball. I also like listening to music and just having fun." (Athlete, 24 Apr 2002)

Reading and hanging out with family. (Athlete, 08 Oct 2010)
Injuries She has injured her right knee and right ankle. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2002)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs She prays before a game. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2002)
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport? She chose the sport because it looked exciting. (Athlete, 08 Oct 2010)
General Interest
Most influential person in career Her mother. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2002)
Hero / Idol Connie Francis and Michael Jordan. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2002)
Ambitions To be a sports administrator after my netball career is over. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2002)

She aims to win gold at the 2010 World Championship. (Athlete, 08 Oct 2010)
Awards and honours She won the Carreras Individual Award in 2001. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2002)
Sport Specific Information
Handedness Right
When and where did you begin this sport? She began the sport in primary school in 1987.
International Debut
Year 1997
Competing for Jamaica
Opponent Malawi
Tournament Jamaica v Malawi
Location Jamaica
Further Personal Information
Occupation Accountant, Office Worker
General Interest
Nicknames Simmy. (Athlete, 08 Oct 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "If you love something don't let anyone or anything stop you from doing it." (Athlete, 24 Apr 2002)

Hard work brings success. (Athlete, 08 Oct 2010)
Sport Specific Information
Coach from which country? Jamaica
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Goal shooter
Further Personal Information
Higher education University of the West Indies: Kingston, JAM
General Interest
Famous relatives Her father Sammuel played cricket and spouse Dellan Brown played volleyball. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2002)
Memorable sporting achievement Receiving the silver medal at the 2000 World Youth Championship in Wales. (Athlete, 08 Oct 2010)
Other sports Volleyball. (Athlete, 08 Oct 2010)
Sport Specific Information
Name of coach Connie Francis
Further Personal Information
Languages English