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Surrey BC 778-875-3973

Sudbury ONT 705-561-7758

Email: [email protected]

ABS Lions Coaches

We love helping athletes reaching to a higher level of Greatness

Robert Esmie

Founder of AB Sports President of AB Lions

Program designer of ABS


I was born in Jamaica, home of the world’s best sprinters, and raised in Sudbury, Ontario. Throughout my journey of athletics I have coached myself in 95/96. season I have dedicated my first 25 years of my life to my passion – running. FAST which lead me to: 

◊  Olympic Gold Medalist (1996)

◊  World Championships Gold Medalist (1995, 1997)

◊  CommonWealth Games Gold Medalist (1994)

◊  Canadian Track and Field Championships Gold Medalist (1996, 1997)

◊  Canadian Olympic Committee Hall of Fame

◊  Canadian Sports Hall of Fame

Level 3 

Performance Coach NCCP course training is in progress 

Christine Dela Cruz

Co-Founder of AB Lions

Vice President of AB Lions Surrey -JD Head Coach

•NCCP Multi - sport coach building athletes from the bottom up.

•Royal City Soccer Head Coach

- undefeated 2 seasons and tournaments.

•New west Hyacks football Head Coach

4 seasons undefeated, 2 undefeated tournaments and Bronze Boot Champion's.

•Appointed to seat on B.C. Athletics JD board/ committee in 2017. 

Karl Jones

Surrey - Senior Coach

Currently Master Athlete

•1984 Olympics 100 meters with PB of 10.19 second

•1988 Canadian national team member world junior Sudbury and Olympic team Soul Korea

•Canadian national team 4x400 finish 7 in the world.

400m PB 46.16

•graduate from Oklahoma State

Major in psychology

Steven Clarke

Surrey- Multi Coach

Born in Jamaica but spent his childhood playing football and running track. Coach Clarke earned himself a full scholarship playing football for Vanderbilt University. After graduating from Vanderbilt, he then went on to play professional for the Miami Dolphins, Tennessee Titans, BC Lions and Winnipeg Blue bombers. With extensive knowledge of sports and speed training coach, he spends his time spreading his knowledge with the younger generation putting them in the best position to succeed.

Rachel Shuttleworth

Surrey - Assistance Coach

Major PSYBA 

Trinity Western Univerity 

Bio Coming Soon

Raquel Chin

Surrey - Jumps Coach

NCCP Level 2 jump coach

Luca Molinari's

Surrey - Throwing Coach

Bio Coming soon

Deborah Cater


Bio Coming soon