New BVIAA Executive Committee to be Elected on Monday


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

New Initiatives

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

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

Medals Won:2009-2012 

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