Applications open for 42nd International Support Program for African and Caribbean Sport Training Program

Applications are open for the 42nd edition of the International Support Program for African and
Caribbean Sport (PAISAC) Classical Training Program

Below are details about the course as outlined by PAISAC:

PHASE 1: Distance learning (E-Learning) from November 20th to December 16th 2023
PHASE 2: Training in Montreal from May 14th to June 3rd 2024

  • Please note that it will not be possible for a coach to work full time during the E-learning phase. Classes are held on weekdays (approximately 3-5 hours per day – 8:00 am to 1:00 pm (Montreal time, Canada). THE STUDENT MUST BE 100% FREE DURING THESE HOURS BETWEEN 20 NOVEMBER AND 16 DECEMBER 2023.
  • Attendance at all classes is mandatory.
  • In order to participate in the first part of our training, the coach will need to have available:
    • A computer with a camera for following the course, downloading documents and writing assignments
    • Access to a high speed internet connection (the bursary may cover modem fees if needed)

Olympic Solidarity (OS) offers a scholarship for successful applicants to participate in PAISAC,
in keeping with its plan to provide coaches with the opportunity to take advantage of high-level
training resources and acquire experience and knowledge.

The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) will recommend one candidate for an Olympic
Solidarity scholarship to participate in the course. Interested coaches are invited to submit their
applications (using the form provided) no later than Monday, 26 June 2023 to the Director,
National Olympic Academy, at and copied to
Please note that all applications must be accompanied by a letter of support from the National
Federation. Candidates should be prepared to attend an interview.