International Course for Level 1 Coaches opens in Santo Domingo

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, May 8, 2024.- With the participation of 45 coaches from Honduras, Mexico, Peru, El Salvador, Venezuela, and the Dominican Republic, the NORCECA/FIVB Regional Development Center opened the International Course for Level 1 Coaches.

The opening ceremony was chaired by Mr. Cristóbal Marte Hoffiz, FIVB  Executive Vice President and President of the NORCECA Confederation, accompanied by Professor Nelson José Ramírez, Director of the Center, Mr. Bernardo Mesa, Technical Director of Centro Caribe Sports, and FIVB instructors Rubén Sainz from Cuba and Alexander Gutiérrez from Venezuela.

Professor Ramírez welcomed all participants and highlighted the work carried out by the Development Center during the current year, including the organization of two Continental courses for Volleyball and Beach Volleyball referees in Puerto Rico, as well as the International Course for Level 1 Coaches in Cuba.

Mr. Marte emphasized that NORCECA has implemented a specific development plan for training in all aspects of Volleyball, as it is now doing with the opening of this course.

He also recognized and congratulated the Regional Center in the Dominican Republic for the excellent work it has carried out since its foundation, being recognized as the best Development Center in the world.

The course takes place at the Volleyball Pavilion facilities in the Juan Pablo Duarte Olympic Center and concludes next Saturday, May 11.