About the Federation

The Trinidad and Tobago Triathlon Federation is the national governing body of the sport of triathlon in the country of Trinidad and Tobago.

The Federation’s members comprises several triathlon clubs across the twin island state, united toward the common goal of advancing the sport, Trinidad and Tobago’s triathletes, triathlon coaches, and junior triathletes.

The Trinidad and Tobago Triathlon Federation aims to promote excellence in the sport and, through training camps, workshops, coaching clinics, and other initiatives, create opportunities for all involved to achieve their personal triathlon challenges.

The Federation Executive


Karen Araujo

Karen has been on the Executive of the Trinidad & Tobago Triathlon Federation for the past 10 years.  She has played many roles during this time and continues to work for Trinidad & Tobago as a member on the board of our Regional Governing body Panamerican Triathlon Confederation (PATCO). 

Karen is a full time employee as a support supervisor, a mother of two children, a development swim coach, the President of CAC Triathlon, a level 1 Technical Official and she served as a member of the World Triathlon Women’s Committee.  

Words from Karen: “Volunteerism can be very fulling.  You have the opportunity to be a part of something great, to watch it grow and blossom and to leave behind a legacy that no one can take away from you”.

Vice President

Douglas D’Abadie


Iola Prieto

With over two decades of experience in Health and Wellness mixed with years of testing the limits of the body physically and mentally have brought Iola to the present moment seamlessly.

A Mother, Wife, Registered Nutrition Therapist, Geospatial Analyst and Amateur Athlete.

Her family life has strengthened her passion for empowering athletes to better understand their own psychology so that they can realize their full potential. Iola is happy serve!


Colin Hosein

Colin Hosein has been on the executive of the Trinidad & Tobago Triathlon Federation for the past two years. He has been in Sports Administration for over 25 years having served previously as President of the Alescon Comets Sports Club, one of the premiership cricket clubs in Trinidad. He is also the Vice Chairman of an NGO supporting young Entrepreneurs -Youth Business TT for the past 10 years. He is a career banker with over 25 years experience. Colin is married and the proud father of two children. He enjoys sports, helping young people and a good Netflix series.

Floor Member

Arlene Hamblin-Paul

Past President

Derek Daniel

Derek is the President and Head Coach of XO Multi-Sport Club, he is also the holder of a World Triathlon Level 2 Coaching Certification, a British Triathlon Level 2 Coaching Certification and is also a Certified IRONMAN Coach with over 10 years’ coaching experience. Derek has served triathlon at National level as the Manager/Coach for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Team Manager for the 2022 CARIFTA Team and coach at the CAMTRI Regional Triathlon Championships 2019. When he is not coaching Derek is still an active triathlete and has completed four IRONMAN 70.3 races.

With his background in business Derek brings a unique perspective to the TTTF Executive as a businessman, a coach and as an athlete.

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