Challenges faced by elite regional sports coaches

Photo caption: T&T’s senior women’s hockey players during their first training session under new coach Glen “Fido” Francis at the St James Police Barracks Hockey Field in St James last month. National coaches had previously been unable to properly prepare teams for major tournaments over the past two years due to the restrictions on team sports put in place to protect against the COVID-19 pandemic. PICTURE ANTHONY HARRIS


Challenges faced by elite/high-level coaches was one of the topics explored through focus groups and surveys conducted with coaches in eleven countries in the Caribbean.  Not surprising, the lack of finances and inadequate sport training facilities were at the top of the list of challenges identified.

Coaches - feel free to email Dr. Roopchand-Martin with your feedback after you have read the full article here.