I look at it the other way, K.
He is naturally gifted neurologically. His body can move fast regardless of his training. However if he has done nothing but tempo and weightlifting then his muscles, tendons, and ligaments are nowhere near ready for the shock that running a 19.41 will give them. He gets hurt because he is, neurally, too good for his body to be using a L2S program that has him racing before hitting speed work in his progression.
If this is the case then, you would think, his coaches would realize this and adjust accordingly. You would think.