Owner & CEO, The Firecracker Group of Companies: Fire Fitness Women’s Fitness Studio, Fire Fitness Road Running, FC Sport Management Group. Chantal Ross-Thomas, holds a MSc and BSc in Sports Management, magna cum laude, with a Minor in Business from Barry University, Florida. She is also an ISSA Certified Personal trainer, Specialist in Fitness Nutrition, Specialist in Sports Conditioning and a NASM Certified Corrective Exercise Specialist. Chantal has over 11 years of experience as a sport administrator. She has held the post of 2nd Vice President of the Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago, headed various committees on the 2010 Local Organizing Committee for the FIFA Women’s Under 17 World Cup, UWI SPEC, and continues to do work with the Ministry of Sport. Additionally, she is an experienced sport educator, having lectured in the Sport Studies undergraduate program at the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT). Outside the realm of sport, she has worked in purchasing, accounting and communications for organizations such as Courts Trinidad Limited, Pharmaco Industries and the University of Trinidad respectively. Ross-Thomas is a former national swimmer of Trinidad and Tobago, and the recipient of the Arima Female Sports Personality award, 1994 (the youngest recipient, male or female, to date). She still holds 4 Trinidad and Tobago national records.