On Tuesday 11 April, the NAAA/SporTT Junior Elite Project will host a workshop for the athletes on the roster who are Curacao-bound to participate in the 2017 Carifta Games. The workshop will be held at the Roll Call Room at the Velodrome from 9:00am to 1:30pm and will be led by professionals from SporTT's Elite Development & Performance Unit (EDPU) and focus on the importance of psychology, nutrition and stretching for optimum performance.
The Honourable Darryl Smith, Minister of Sport & Youth Affairs will be on hand to speak with the athletes and share encouraging words ahead of their participation at the prestigious regional junior meet.
On Wednesday 12 April, the Trinidad & Tobago Volleyball Federation (TTVF) will launch the start of national training at the National Cycling Velodrome from 1:00pm. Two courts have been laid down in the Velodrome's Centre Court and will be utilised by the national men's and women's teams, in particular the women who are preparing for their first appearance at the FIVB World Grand Prix in July 2017. Trinidad & Tobago plays in Group 3 against Hungary, Mexico, Cameroon, Australia with the aim of topping the group to move on the finals.
The Honourable Darryl Smith, Minister of Sport & Youth Affairs will be on hand to speak with the media about the accommodation of volleyball at the Velodrome, which is intended to be a multipurpose facility.
On Thursday 13 April, the Trinidad & Tobago Cycling Federation (TTCF) will host a Meet & Greet from 11:00am at the Velodrome's Centre Court with national and international athletes ahead of the Easter International Cycling Grand Prix. The annual event will take place at two venues - the Arima Velodrome and the National Cycling Velodrome - on 14, 15 April and 17 April respectively.
The Honourable Darryl Smith, Minister of Sport & Youth Affairs will be on hand to meet the athletes as the National Velodrome hosts yet another international cycling event.
The media is invited to cover all three activities and may contact Ms. Natasha Nunez at 337-5471 for further details.