NOA Hosts Volleyball Juniors for Athlete Safeguarding Workshop

Last week, The National Olympic Academy (NOA) in collaboration with UNICEF Eastern Caribbean, hosted an Athlete Safeguarding Workshop attended by the youth of the Barbados Volleyball Association(BVA) at our headquarters in Wildey. The workshop was presented by Kendia Brathwaite and focused on educating young athletes on issues related to abuse in sport. Participants of the … Continue reading NOA Hosts Volleyball Juniors for Athlete Safeguarding Workshop

NOA Hosts Junior Badminton Athletes for Safeguarding Workshop

The National Olympic Academy (NOA) at the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. in collaboration with UNICEF recently hosted a safeguarding workshop for athletes from the Barbados Badminton Association at the Olympic Centre in Wildey. Workshop presenter Robin Parris focused on educating the junior athletes about issues related to abuse in sport. 

BOA Launches the region’s first Augmented Reality Museum

The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. on Tuesday unveiled a new feature to its museum.  Some its exhibits will now use Augment It Media or AIM thanks to Riveting Media Inc. AIM is a mobile application that brings museums to life! It allows visitors to be their own tour guide exploring museums through various technologies that … Continue reading BOA Launches the region’s first Augmented Reality Museum

Vaneisha Cadogan takes over as Director National Olympic Academy

Career educator and sports administrator, Vaneisha Cadogan, has succeeded Dave Farmer as the Director of the National Olympic Academy (NOA) of the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA). Farmer retired officially at the end of February. Cadogan taught Physical Education (PE) for most of her teaching career, and later became the first Education Officer for PE in … Continue reading Vaneisha Cadogan takes over as Director National Olympic Academy

BOA to Host Caribbean Coaching Certification Programme(CCCP) Coaching Theory Course this August

The Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees-CANOC introduces the Caribbean Coaching Certification programme (CCCP). This program has been in existence since 1998, and within this time over 500 persons in the Caribbean have completed the Coaching Theory Course (CTC) and the Caribbean Community Sport Leaders Course (CCSLC). The CTC course is designed to equip the … Continue reading BOA to Host Caribbean Coaching Certification Programme(CCCP) Coaching Theory Course this August

St. Michael Secondary School Museum Visit

As part of their CAPE Physical Education examinations preparation, 22 students of the St Michael Secondary School paid a visit the Olympic museum. The students were exposed to an in-depth overview of the Olympic movement, a presentation on Careers in Sports followed by a tour of the Olympic museum. Students also received a special education … Continue reading St. Michael Secondary School Museum Visit

30 Complete Level 3 Coaching Programme

Participants of the Level 3 National Coaching Certification Programme (NCCP) clinic were awarded certificates at a graduation ceremony held at the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) headquarters in Wildey on Monday. The 30 coaches, who participated in the seven-month training programme, received training aimed at providing them with the theoretical knowledge of sport science to … Continue reading 30 Complete Level 3 Coaching Programme

Barbados Olympic Association Inc. supports women in sport

  The group fitness jam to round off the day lead by Bajantics Dancercise. The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) proudly hosted their annual International Women’s Day event on Sunday 12th March at the BOA Headquarters in Wildey. The event took the form of a unique treasure hunt and group ‘fitness jam’ session to celebrate … Continue reading Barbados Olympic Association Inc. supports women in sport

International coaching scholarships available

Three international coaching course scholarships are currently available for interested persons at various institutions in the U.S.A, Canada, and Hungary. International Coaching Enrichment Certificate Program (ICECP) The University of Delaware, USA A practical program focussing on areas such as sport sciences, athlete development, and the ethical aspects of coaching. This one-year intensive coaches’ education program … Continue reading International coaching scholarships available