Ruthsel Martina is presently the President of the Curacao National Anti-Doping Organization C-NADA and Member Country Representative for Curacao. His sporting career commenced in 1972 with track and field, participating in the 800 and 1500 meters events. After two years of training, he represented Curacao in several international competitions, namely the Dutch Caribbean Games in the Netherlands and Suriname, the CAC Games in Colombia, Puerto Rico and Cuba and the first World Cup in Helsinki, Finland.
He completed up to level IV of the IAAF coaches course which qualified him to coach the Curacao delegation to Carita Games in several Caribbean Countries, IAAF World Cub in Osaka, Japan and Universiade in Zazen, China.
He has served as President, Track and Field Trupial in Curaçao, member of the Curacao Olympic Committee as well as a member of the UNESCO Sport Committee.