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
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.
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
Yesterday the BOA welcomed a special visit from 19 students of the Princess Margaret Secondary School. This visit was to give the students useful information related to sports education and to assist them with their assignments in preparation for their Physical Education CXC. We wish each student the best in their future exams.
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
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
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
The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) has officially commenced their annual Introduction to Coaching Course under the auspices of the Caribbean Coaching Certification Programme (CCCP). The CCCP is a grassroots entry-level coaching course designed for sport leaders and club coaches. This year’s course participants include 36 local coaches representing 12 sport disciplines, as well as … Continue reading Caribbean Coaching Certification Programme starts at Olympic Centre
Scholarships are now available to participate in the Master of Sports Administration (MSA) Programme at the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) during the 2017-2018 academic year. Interested persons should contact the BOA on 429-1998. Application deadline is 14th April 2017. More information Application form
The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. completed a Technical Course for Judo Coaches at Marine Gardens on Tuesday, August 9. The Course was funded by Olympic Solidarity and brought together Judo coaches from various clubs in the island. Certificates were presented by the course expert, Mr. Parnel Legros of the USA. Mr. Legros was born in … Continue reading BOA Completes Technical Course For Judo Coaches