Provide Virgin Islanders with an understanding of the Olympic Movement while teaching lifelong positive Olympic Values learned through participation in sport.
The Virgin Islands Olympic Academy believes in:
- Embracing the value of education
- Promote the value of sport
- Committing to a learning culture that encompasses both the mental and physical well being
The Virgin Islands Olympic Academy is dedicated to educating Virgin Islanders about the benefits of the Olympic Movement through the delivery of comprehensive educational and sports programs.
Develop seven Olympic Solidarity programs used for the promotion of the Olympic Values. These seven programs would consist of the following: Sports for All, International Olympic Academy, Sports and the Environment, Women in Sport, NOC Legacy, Culture and Education, and Sports and Medicine.
Virgin Islands Olympic Academy Programs
Sport for All Olympic Day program that will take place on St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John every year on June 23. Olympic Day will consist of Olympism presentations and/or demonstrations along with a run.
International Olympic Academy Application and selection process to attend all International Olympic Academy, MEMOS and ICECP sessions while at the same time maximizing the number of people who participate.
Culture and Education Radio program that promotes the values of sport. This program would highlight local athletes, health benefits from sport, local sports trivia and relevant Olympism topics leading up to the Olympic Games.
Women in Sport Awareness seminars focused on getting more women involved in sport either as an athlete or involved in sports administration.
NOC Legacy Acquire Virgin Islands sports memorabilia from Virgin Islands Olympic Committee and Virgin Islands athletes. Develop sports library and/or sport research center based on feasibility study.
Sports Medicine Anti-doping seminar for athletes and coaches using World Anti-Doping Agency designed programs.
Sports and the Environment Conduct beach cleanups on St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John showing Virgin Islands athletes and Sports Federations actively participating in caring for the environment.
Virgin Islands Olympic Committee’s Strava club members that Run, Walk or Jog 5k using the STRAVA App between June 15th and June 30th, 2021 will get a Team Virgin Islands Olympic Day T-Shirt! Pick your favorite location, anywhere, at any pace. Details:1) You will need the (free) Strava app on your phone, to participate. (https://www.strava.com/)2) […]
Two dozen four-player teams took part in the Scramble to Tokyo tournament, which raised close to $20,000for the Virgin Islands Olympic Committee’s efforts to send a USVI team to the Tokyo Olympics next month. The individual and team awards went to:– First place team (gross score):Hamilton Howie, Harry Beharry, Ronald Suite and Ivin Royer.– First […]
You’re invited in participate in the Virgin Islands Olympic Committee annual VIOC Golf Tournament!June 13, 2021 at the Buccaneer Golf Course on St. Croix.Tee off time is 9amFour Person Scramble: $125 per person, $500 per team.Sign up with the Buccaneer Golf Course: Kenny Peets (340) 277-9593
1. Shane DeGannes 10:56 2. Kasim Upchurch 12:03 3. Michael Sheehan 12:07 4. Brad Kappel 12:34 5. Antonio Maysonet 12:39 6. Reginald Beyers 13:00 7. Alexandra Gotting 13:06 8. Leon Hunt 13:17 9. Akil Petersen 13:31.4 10. Paul Anderson 13:31.5 11. Meredith Walling 13:33 12. Amoi Foerstel 14:12 13. Sydney Nick 14:24 14. Fay Hsu […]
Approximately 100 runners, walkers, volunteers, supporters representing Virgin Islands Olympic Committee membership showed up for the annual Olympic Month event which included: 6 minutes Per Mile Group ===== =================== === = =============== == ========== ======= ===== 1 MALIQUE Smith 21 M V.I. Track/Field 4:43 4:43 2 RODNEY Griffin 20 M V.I. Track/Field 5:16 5:16 3 […]
St. Thomas Run Results 2 Miles Magens Bay 1. Kasim Upchurch 15 Male 12:23 2. Michael Motylinski 42 Male 13:13 3. Ky Odlum 16 Male 14:11 4. Akil Petersen 33 Male 14:25 5. Reginald Byers 27 Male 16:10 6. Valerie Washington 24 Female 16:57 7. Angel Morales 65 Male 18:42 8. Juan Talledo 41 Male […]
In the tradition of focusing on the Olympic Movement, the St. Croix version of the Olympic Day Run event, the 31st edition, saw a change of venue but a familiar format. With the closing of the track, where the event was held the past several years, for construction and repairs, the move to the new […]
The opportunity to learn, race and play with some of the best in the sport are qualities that make the International Optimist Regatta (IOR), a ‘must-do’ event for Optimist sailors and their families each year. This trio of events, which attracts 8- to 15-year-old junior sailors. RESULTS TOP 5 FINISHERS BY FLEET RED FLEET Mitchell […]
Results Place Name Time ——————————————————– Ali Slinming 17:49 Angel Morales 19:09 Barb Michand 22:03 Gloria Salas-Lindquist 24:22 Miguel Quinones 25:37 Sophia Aubin 26:44 Aylson Monsanto 27:59 Gus Slimming 27:03 Casey Flowers 31:18 Kathleen Muller 31:20 Amy Turkington 31:21 Pat Bailey 34:22 Joynelyn Monsanto 37:47 Katie Tannenbaum 37:53 William Flowers 37:54 Trent Kraychir 37:55 Shamsie Slaughter […]
When: Saturday, June 10 & Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 7am Location: TT Start/Finish: Union/Mt Washington, RR Start/Finish: Castaways in Solitude (St. Croix) Who: Five categories: Elite, Expert, Sport, Masters, Women Awards: trophies for top finisher in time trial; medals for top three in all five categories in road race; location primes. Dominic Pugliese, who […]