Upcoming International Coaching Course (ICC) – Call for Applications

Local coaches seeking to hone their skills are being encouraged to apply for the upcoming International Coaching Course (ICC) scheduled for Budapest, Hungary, from April 1 to May 31, 2024.  The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) will recommend one successful applicant for an Olympic Solidarity (OS) Scholarship to pursue the non-degree course, which is organised … Continue reading Upcoming International Coaching Course (ICC) – Call for Applications

ITA Webinar: A Coaches Role in Clean Sport

Coaches, and other Athlete Support Personnel, who have a close and trusted relationship with an athlete have a significant and influential role in clean sport. Athletes rely on their entourage as a vital source of information and as a mentor. This requires an understanding of anti-doping rules and how they can positively influence an athlete’s … Continue reading ITA Webinar: A Coaches Role in Clean Sport

Coaches Encouraged to Apply for OS Scholarship 

Applications are now open for the 2024-2025 International Coaching Enrichment Certificate Program (ICECP), and the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) is inviting National Federations (NFs) to recommend coaches for an Olympic Solidarity (OS) Scholarship to pursue this course of study. The ICECP is a highly advanced coaching education course that is jointly offered by the … Continue reading Coaches Encouraged to Apply for OS Scholarship 

Safeguarding in Sports Training Workshops to start in January

The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) is preparing to implement a new Safeguarding Policy and Procedures and will train a cadre of individuals in the new year to conduct sensitisation workshops in Safeguarding in Sport. The BOA is, therefore, extending an invitation to each national federation to nominate at least one person for safeguarding training. … Continue reading Safeguarding in Sports Training Workshops to start in January

Upcoming session to provide local coaches with valuable skills

The National Olympic Academy (NOA) of Barbados is introducing the Coaches Community of Learning (CCOL), with the first event on November 13, 2023. The goal of CCOL is to provide local coaches with an opportunity to share experiences and learn from each other.The event will be held at the Barbados Olympic Centre under the theme … Continue reading Upcoming session to provide local coaches with valuable skills

New IOAPA Country Coordinator for Barbados

The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) is pleased to announce that Solomon West has been selected to represent Barbados as Country Coordinator for the International Olympic Academy Participants Association (IOAPA).   West’s term, which runs from 2023-2025, was confirmed by the IOAPA Board on September 20, 2023. This comes on the heels of his recent visit … Continue reading New IOAPA Country Coordinator for Barbados

Coach King Commences MEMOS Programme

Physical education teacher and coach Jesse King has been selected to participate in the Executive Masters in Sport Organisations Management, MEMOS XXVI Programme, which commenced on August 15, 2023, and runs until September 2024. The Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) Inc. recommended King for the Olympic Solidarity Scholarship to pursue the course. MEMOS delivers a comprehensive … Continue reading Coach King Commences MEMOS Programme

Derrell and West named as delegates for the 63rd International Session

The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) announced that Jessica Derrell and Solomon West are off to represent Barbados at the 63rd International Session for Young Olympic Ambassadors (YOA) in Greece.   Formerly known as the International Session for Young Participants, the conference is expected to attract 130 delegates from around the globe to discuss a way forward … Continue reading Derrell and West named as delegates for the 63rd International Session

Call For Applications: Master’s Degree “Olympic Studies, Olympic Education, Organisation and Management of Olympic Events”

1st semester: 15/9 - 18/11/2023, 2nd semester: 7/4 - 9/6/2024 Application deadline: 30 April 2023 IOA, Campus The Department of Sports Organization and Management (in Sparta-Greece) of the University of Peloponnese in collaboration with the International Olympic Academy organizes for the Academic year of 2023-2024 the Master’s Degree Programme.The Master’s Degree Programme in Olympic Studies constitutes an innovation in … Continue reading Call For Applications: Master’s Degree “Olympic Studies, Olympic Education, Organisation and Management of Olympic Events”

2023 MEMOS XXVI Candidature Process Has Opened

The candidature process for MEMOS XXVI (August 2023 – September 2024) is open and interested persons are being invited to apply. MEMOS is an Executive Masters in Sport Organisation Management. The mission of MEMOS is to  help professionals working in national or international sports bodies to develop the knowledge  required in order to better manage … Continue reading 2023 MEMOS XXVI Candidature Process Has Opened