The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Academy (TTOA) was established on January 1st 2001. Its headquarters is located at 121 Abercromby Street, Port of Spain.
The objectives of the TTOA are:-
To create a National Centre where the study of all aspects of the educational, social and sporting principles of Olympism can be realized.
To organize annual workshops, seminars and invite lectures on all aspects of Olympism
To liaise with the International Olympic Academy.
To select, brief and prepare delegates to the IOA Sessions and Olympic Youth Camps.
To support IOC Educational initiatives
To organize an Olympic Youth Camp
The Olympic Movement is an educational movement for young people worldwide. It grew out of modern Olympism seeking to build a better and more peaceful world. It uses sport blended with culture and education to promote the ideals of Olympism and promote the ideals of Olympism while educating youths.
Today, the Olympic Movement acknowledges sport as an important social force which touches all levels of society.
The National Olympic Committees are created to promote Olympism in their respective countries.
The Olympic Academy comprised of individuals with expertise in Olympism and the Olympic Charter work within the NOC, seeking to maintain Olympism and the Olympic Charter at the foundation of the NOC’s governance, management and membership. The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Academy also cooperates with the International Olympic Academy in Olympia, Greece.
MISSION OF THE TTOA
Preparation and dissemination of educational materials.
Support of Olympic Heritage
Support of Olympic Culture and Art initiatives
Organization of discussion groups, meetings, day school, lectures and courses.
The TTOA will target young people, NOC members, Educators, Coaches, Teachers, Sport Journalists, Sports Health Personnel and members of the public with particular interest in Olympism.
It is anticipated that over time, the TTOA will expand its proactive role as the Olympic Education arm of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC).