Allister James to benefit from coaching training

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The St Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee (SKNOC) continues to partner with its Member Federations in order to further enhance the development of sports in the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis.

 

Mr Allister James, a qualified Track and Field/Athletics Level 1 Coach and Physical Trainer, has been awarded the 2013 Coaching Scholarship by the St Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee.   The coaching course will be pursued at the internationally acclaimed Institute of Coaching and Sport Education in Budapest, Hungary, at a cost of approximately U.S $10,500.00. 

 

Mr James is scheduled to depart the Federation on Tuesday 17th September, 2013, in pursuit of a diploma in General Conditioning, which is recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). In 1997, the SKNOC awarded its first coaching scholarship to Mr John Gumbs, in the sporting discipline of Football.  Since then, fifteen (15) other coaches have been trained by the SKNOC under this programme in the sports of: Football/Soccer, Volleyball, Netball, Athletics, Basketball and Table Tennis.

 

The 3 month course which runs from September 18th to December 6th, 2013, is designed to train and educate coaches/physical trainers in all aspects of coaching and to provide them with a systematic way to improve their knowledge and skills in the theoretical, technical and practical aspects of coaching.

 

Mr James is currently attached to the Ministry of Education as a Physical Education teacher assigned to the Basseterre High School and also volunteers his services as a coach of the St Kitts and Nevis Amateur Athletic Association.

 

The entire Executive Body of the SKNOC wishes Mr James success in this endeavour.

 

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SKNOC Represented at Sports for All Workshop

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St Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee (SKNOC) Subject: 

 Sports for All Workshop held in Haiti Date:   11th April, 2013

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Delegates of 16 members of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) on April 9th, 2013, concluded a workshop in Petion Ville, Haiti, under the theme, Sport for All, National Sports Policies and Programmes.

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Olympic Marks

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SKNOC LogoThe St. Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee (SKNOC) is calling on advertising agencies and their clients to desist from exploiting any unauthorized association with the Olympic Games.

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SKNOC to hold General Assembly

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To:  The President and/or Secretary   All National Sporting Associations Affiliated to the SKNOC

From:  Secretary General   St Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee

Subject: Notice of Annual General Assembly

Date:  24th September, 2012

The St Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee will hold its General Assembly on Tuesday 20th November, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. at the Foundation for National Development (FND) Enterprise Cooperative Credit Union Conference Room, Bladen Commercial Development, Basseterre, St Kitts.

The main business of the Meeting is the Election of Officers. Member Federations who are desirous of nominating individuals to serve on the SKNOC’s Executive for the next four years (2012-2016) are therefore asked to submit, in writing, to the Secretary General the name(s) of their nominees no later than Tuesday 6th November, 2012.  As per the constitution, (clause 20.5), please be advised that ‘members of the Executive Committee shall be duly nominated by a proposed Member and a seconder Member’. Positions available on the Executive Committee per article No. 17.2 are: President, Vice President, Secretary General, Assistant Secretary General, Treasurer and four (4) other persons representing Olympic Sports Federations.

Each National Sporting Association is entitled to send two (2) delegates to this assembly.  The names of each delegate must be submitted in writing to the Secretary General by 13th November, 2012.

Kindly use the delegate name submission form below.

Glenville Jeffers

Secretary General

NOC/St Kitts and Nevis

 

IOC announces winner

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Lucy Manley of Bristol, Great Britain, won a ticket to the London 2012 Olympic Summer Games after a panel of judges selected her submission to the International Olympic Committee’s ICOPYU contest as the winning entry.

“'When I found out I won, at first I laughed – it was a combination of shock and utter excitement! Now I can count down the days until I get to be there, see and feel the atmosphere of athletes proving themselves, and crowds going crazy for records and medals. That has to be the best thing I have ever tweeted!” said Manley.

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