A Message From The President: William Wallace

Becoming President of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association was undoubtedly the proudest moment of my professional life. But with the pride comes a great responsibility.

As a truly global sport, football brings communities together, forges national identities and creates bonds between nations. History dictates that in the past, the people of Trinidad and Tobago have experienced all these elements through the power of football. Now, as President of TTFA, I lead a team which is tasked with restoring our status as a proud soccer nation and one that can revive the respect and trust of a sporting community far beyond the boundaries of our own islands.

This administration is a team effort. Without the support, skill and dedication of colleagues at all levels and in all disciplines, the President’s position is worthless. So, it is with a collective team spirit and a commitment to transparency, best practice and integrity that we now endeavour to build a platform for the future, restore pride and passion in our fans and provide the best opportunities for any team that represents our people, our nation and our flag.

William Wallace was elected as the TTFA’s new President on November 24th, 2019 and brings to office a wealth of sports and administration experience at all levels.

He is a former manager of the National Under 23 Men’s Team and in 2012 became manager of the Men’s National Senior Team which finished runners up in two successive Caribbean Cup Finals and reached the quarter finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup in 2013 and 2017.

A former executive member of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board, Wallace was also Chairman of the Youth Development Committee and manager of National Under 15 and Under 19 Cricket teams. Additionally, he has accrued thirty-six years in the teaching service and served as Dean of Carapichaima East Secondary before retiring as acting Vice Principal in September 2019.

He has also served as President of the Secondary Schools Cricket League and completed two terms as President of the Secondary Schools Football League.

Originally form Tobago, Mr. Wallace was born in Castara and grew up in Moriah before moving to Trinidad where has spent much of his adult life.