Olympic gold medalist Anthuan Maybank is hard to keep up with both on and off the track. He has proven his drive, adaptability, and time management skills in many ways over the course of his career, but his greatest strength lies in his ability to consistently motivate those around him.
His dedication to track and field elevated him to the world stage, winning gold at the 1995 World University Games in the 200 meter dash and 4×400 meter relay. He then took home gold again at the 1996 Olympic Games in the 4×400 meter relay.
Anthuan transitioned out of professional sports to work in Public Relations in Paris, he still maintained ties to the community consulting as a French-English Sports Commentator for Canal France International. Upon his return to the United States in 2007, Anthuan continued his fast-paced multi-tasking. Working at Barclays Bank Delaware; he also consulted for Georgetown, South Carolina City Parks and Recreation Department to improve community health and founded his own strength training business in Wilmington, DE. In addition to working, he simultaneously completed the two-year, full-time MBA program from University of Wilmington in a single year – Anthuan certainly hasn’t forgotten how to sprint.
Despite a packed schedule, Anthuan has not only concentrated on his own personal goals but has continually strived to improve the communities around him. He serves as the co-chair of the Marketing Committee for the National Academy of Finance benefiting youth college preparation at Howard High School. Through his business, Champion Body Strength Training, he has created a program to motivate youth called Building Outgoing Dynamic Youth (BODY). Furthermore, he leads week-long track programs for underprivileged youth at the St. Croix International Coaching Seminar and Clinic in the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Native Vision Sports and Life Skills Camp on the Navaho Reservation in Farmington, New Mexico.