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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 

Coach Belgrave Awarded Scholarship to PAISAC

Local coach Althea Belgrave has been awarded a scholarship from Olympic Solidarity to participate in the International Support Program for African and Caribbean Sport (PAISAC) 2023, which began on November 20. The course is divided into two phases, with the first, a four-week e-learning component, which runs to December 16, 2023, and the second phase, an in-person … Continue reading Coach Belgrave Awarded Scholarship to PAISAC

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

Applications Open for the National Session for Young Participants 2023 (NSYP 2023)

The National Olympic Academy of Barbados (NOAB) will be convening its 3rd National Session for Young Participants (NSYP) from Saturday, 19 August 2023 to Sunday, 20 August 2023 at the Barbados Football Association Headquarters, Garfield Sobers Sports Complex, Wildey, St. Michael. The National Session for Young Participants provides an opportunity for participants, between the ages … Continue reading Applications Open for the National Session for Young Participants 2023 (NSYP 2023)

IOC to Launch Let’s Move Campaign on Olympic Day to Inspire and Enable the World to Move for Better Health

Allyson Felix, Pau Gasol, PV Sindhu and Yusra Mardini amongst Olympians inviting people to join the movement starting 23 June.The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today announced a new global initiative to inspire and enable the world to move more every day. Led by Olympians and created in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), … Continue reading IOC to Launch Let’s Move Campaign on Olympic Day to Inspire and Enable the World to Move for Better Health