Stacy Santana will lead the Trinidad and Tobago delegation as Chef De Mission to the first ever Caribbean 2022 Games which will be held in Guadeloupe from 29th June – 3rd July 2022.
The official announcement was made following the ratification of the team at the recently concluded Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) Executive and Council meeting held virtually at Olympic House on 17th June.
Santana – Administrative Officer at the TTOC will serve for the first time also as Chef De Mission. She will lead a sixty-two (62) member team to the Games, comprising Athletics,
Basketball 3x3, Cycling, Futsal, Netball and Swimming. She will also be departing ahead of the team on 26th June to ensure that everything is in place for the team arrival on 28th June 2022.
“I’m extremely excited and proud to be named Chef de Mission for the 2022 Caribbean Games. I was part of the Local Organising Committee for the 2009 Caribbean Games and to say that I was disappointed when it was cancelled is an understatement. I am truly humbled and grateful to the TTOC for the trust they have placed in me to lead our U23 team to this inaugural Games and I am confident that our athletes will do us proud,” said Santana.
She will also be assisted by Ms. Rheeza Grant – Deputy Chef De Mission/Covid-19 Liaison Officer and Medical Doctor Kourdell Powell along with two Physiotherapists (Jelani Baptiste and Kevin Macintyre) and three massage therapists (Keisha Fraser, Brent Elder and Shenice Gittens).