The BVI Athletics Association logo was creted by Assistant Secretary Michel Penn, as part of the rebranding process in 2009
OCTOBER 10—The BVI Athletics Association will hold its General Meeting on Monday, October 15, at which elections for the Executive Committee for the 2012-2016 quadrennial will be held.
The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Elmore Stoutt High School Lecture Room 1.
Those nominated for Executive Committee positions are:
President: Dean “The Sportsman” Greenaway and Karl Scatliffe;
Vice President: Steve Augustine.
General Secretary: Delva Thomas and Angeleta Bernard
Assistant Secretary: Angeleta Bernard
Treasurer: Willis “Chucky” Todman and Wendell “Pow” Gaskin
Athlete’s Liaison: Adriana Herbert.
Public Relations Officer: Paul Hewlette.
Following is a summary of activities by the outgoing administration.
On February 10, 2009 the BVI Amateur Athletics Association was rebranded as the BVI Athletics Association with the creation of a new logo. The rebranding was keeping with the International Association of Athletics Federations in the era of professional athletes.
The areas covered in this summary of accomplishments 2009-2012, includes: Sponsorship; Donations to the association; new initiatives; championships hosted; recognition of athletes and past contributors to the development of the association and medals won during the quadrennial.
2009—Sol—Quarterly Donations From Gas Sales
2009—MB’s Ice—Official Supplier of Ice & Coolers
2010—LIME—Official Communications Provider
2010—Colonial—Athletes Medical Services Program
2010—Premier Dental—Events and Activities Sponsor
2012—Road Town Wholesale—Official Beverages Provider
2010—Sol | Branded Backdrops
2010—Harneys | 2 Branded Tents 10 x 10 and 10 x 20
2011—Myron Walwyn | 6 Handheld Radios
2011—Colin Scatliffe, DataPro | 15” Lap Top Computer
2011—Colonial | Branded 10 x10 Tent
2009—Introduced an Athlete of the Meet Program
2009—Establishment of the Athletes Awards Recognition Gala
2009—Sol National Record Breakers Program—recognized athletes who broke Indoor and Outdoor National Records during the season
2010—Athletes Services Program—Colonial sponsored program @ $1000 per quarter that rehabilitates injured athletes
2010—Formation of Coaches Association
2010—Creation of a face book page
2010—Athletes Psychological Counseling Services Program
2010—Establishment of Athletes Public Speaking Training Program
2011—Formation of Technical Officials Association and officials training
2011—Creation of the BVI Athletics Foundation
2011—New Uniforms | 1st in Association’s 41-year history
2011—Established Coach of the Year Award
2012—Launched website https://bvi.milesplit.com
2012—Sr. 4x100m Relay Women’s National Team competed in Penn Relays in USA vs the World
2009—Expanded format of BVI Youth Championships
2010—OECS Half Marathon held in the territory for the first time
2011—XIV CAC Age Group Championships staged in the BVI for the 1st time, attracting 20 countries and 139—11-12 and 13-14 athletes—both records
2011—Hosted a leg of the NACAC 10K Series for the first time
2012—Leeward Islands Jr. Championships
2009—Athletes Awards Recognition Gala, 1st ceremony held Jan 2, 2010
2009—Sol BVI Athletes of the Year in Youth, Jr. and Sr. Male and Female divisions on Jan 2, 2010, Dec 30, 2010 and Dec 28, 2011. Fourth ceremony planned for Dec 28, 2012.
2009—Division awards—Youth, Junior and Senior— for Track Events, Field Events, Combined Events
2010—Presented awards to all 1957-1970 Victor and Victrix Ludorums, who competed before the association was formed in 1970.
2010—During BVI Athletics 40th anniversary, honored all former Presidents for their service to the BVI Athletics Association, 1970-2008, with Lifetime Achievement Awards
2011—Lifetime Achievement Awards to Rose Phillips King-Adams and Theda Bucknor-Forbes who had a combined 37 years of service to the BVIAA between 1971 and 2002.
2012—Sol Photo display marking BVIAA-IAAF 40th Anniversary affiliation
CAC Games, 1 medal—Gold
CAC Sr. Championships, 1 medal Gold
CAC Jr. Championships 6 medals—1 Gold
CAC Age Group Championships, 6 medals—2 Silver
Carifta Games—6 medals 1 Gold, 2 Silver 3 Bronze