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Martha Archer

Netball

  • The country’s longest serving netball administrator.
  • Secretary/Treasurer of Tobago Netball League (TNL) for 20 years (1978–1998), President for 10 years (1999–2003, 2007–2013).
  • President of the Trinidad & Tobago Netball Association (TTNA) 14 years (1991–2003, 2005–2007).
  • Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA) Vice President (1994–2018).
  • Ms. Archer is the first Tobagonian to be elected President of a National Sporting Association.
  • She was awarded the Hummingbird Medal (Gold) for loyal and devoted service to Trinidad and Tobago (2019).

Emile Abraham

Cycling

  • Trinidad & Tobago’s most accomplished road cyclist. His accolades include:
  • Bronze Medal B World Championships – 2003.
  • Silver medal Pan American Games -2007.
  • Silver Medal Central American and Caribbean Games – 2010.
  • Tour de Quebec Champion – 2013.
  • Tour of Trinidad & Tobago Champion – 2013.
  • Silver medalist Caribbean Championship – 2013 & 2014.
  • Seven time champion Tobago International Cycling Classic.

Bertille St. Clair

Football

  • The country’s and perhaps the Caribbean’s most successful coach, at youth and senior level.
  • Attained the distinction of winning the most National Inter-col titles (6), most domestic league titles (13).
  • He coached St. Clair Coaching School to a 4th place finish in the inaugural Caribbean Professional Football League (1992).
  • Coached of the first Caribbean team to qualify for a   U-20 World Cup (1991).
  • Mr. St. Clair also coached the national senior men’s team to its best Gold Cup finish (3rd in 2000).
  • He was also a former national hockey coach.

Kemba Duncan

Netball

  • Since 2007, Ms. Duncan has represented Trinidad & Tobago.
  • To date (2018), she has represented the country 96 times making her Tobago’s most-capped national player for any sport.
  • Ms. Duncan served as vice captain on the national team, and also competed at the World Championships.
  • Currently serving as National Under 23 coach.
  • Ms. Duncan has also represented Trinidad & Tobago in basketball.

Akeem Stewart

Track and Field

  • The country’s most successful para athlete (F44 classification). Current world record holder in following events:
  • Shotput – 19.08m (2017 World Para Championships)
  • Javelin – 57.61m (2017 World Para Championships)
  • Discuss – 63.70m (2019 Para American Games)
  • To date (2018) Mr. Stewart has won, 3 World Para Championship medals: (1 gold,1 silver and 1 bronze),  2 Paralympic medals (1 gold, 1 silver), 4 Para American Games medals (3 gold, 1 silver)
  • Mr. Stewart is the current national shot-put record holder, with a throw of 20.04m (2019)

Dwight Yorke

Football

  • Trinidad and Tobago’s most successful footballer.
  • Mr. Yorke has represented Trinidad and Tobago at all levels, from U-12 to senior team.
  • He Captained Trinidad and Tobago to the U-20 World Cup in Portugal (1991) and the senior men’s team to Germany (2006).
  • Began his pro career at Aston Villa and moved on to Manchester United, one of the world’s top football clubs, earning numerous awards and titles. These include the famous 1999 treble (FA Cup, UEFA Champions League, English Premier League and Player of the season 98-99).
  • Mr. Yorke finished 11th in the Ballon D’Or voting of the same season.

Tyriq Horsford

Track and Field

  • Quite easily T&T’s most successful Carifta athlete in the javelin event.
  • In 2016, he participated in the Carifta Championships (U 18) and won a gold medal by setting a Games record (73m). The following year (2017), he won gold again by breaking his own U 18 Carifta Games record (76.50m).
  • At the 2018 Carifta Games, he moved up to the U 20 category to attain another gold medal (68.15m).

Mark London

Track and Field

  • One of Tobago’s most prolific middle distance runners. Mr. London dominated the Carifta Games from 2009-2013. During this period, he won a total of 9 medals (6 gold, 3 bronze).
  • To date (2018), no other Tobago athlete has earned more Carifita medals.

Claude Noel

Boxing 

  • In 1981, he became the country’s first world boxing champion by winning the World Boxing Association (WBA) Lightweight title.  
  • Mr. Noel was also the Commonwealth Lightweight champion (1982 to 1984).

Larry Yearwood

Tennis

  • At the age of 15 Mr. Yearwood became the country’s youngest ever national tennis champion (a record that still stands in 2018).
  • He represented this country at the Davis Cup from 1975-1982.
  • Mr. Yearwood successfully transitioned from player to coach, upon retiring from competitive tennis. Coached national players to regional stardom, including previously #1 ranked female players Breana Stampfli and Carlista Mohammed. 
  • Served as a national tennis coach, from 2006 -2010.