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February 21 2017

NORCECA continues to aid in Volleyball development in St. Maarten

SINT MARTEEN, February 21, 2017 - NORCECA Volleyball Confederation continues on its mission of improving volleyball within its member territories, by recently giving the St. Maarten Volleyball Association (SIMVA) a new indoor court.  This new facility will, by extension, aid in the development of Volleyball and all indoor sports on the island.  This new court has been installed at the L.B. Scott Auditorium by SIMVA. The official handing over ceremony occurred on Wednesday 15th February, 2017.  Present were Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports, Silveria Jacobs, SIMVA President Raymond Jacobs and other sports officials.  Sports Minister Jacobs and SIMVA President Jacobs expressed their gratitude to NORCECA, the Eastern Caribbean Volleyball Association, President Glen Quinlan (ECVA) and President Cristobal Marte Hoffiz (NORCECA) for their efforts in securing the court for the island. More  Español 

February 20 2017

Caguas sweeps Ponce in battle between undefeated sides 

CAGUAS, Puerto Rico, February 20, 2017 – Criollas of Caguas won the battle between undefeated teams in Puerto Rican Women’s Superior League by sweeping Leonas of Ponce in straight sets 3-0 (25-16, 25-14, 25-20) in front of more than 4,000 fans at Ildefonso Solá Bezares Coliseum in Caguas. It was the eighth victory for Caguas (24 points) to take sole possession of first place in the standings. Ponce fell down to 7-1 (20 points) in the second slot. The solid defense at the net gave Caguas 16 blocks as they dominated their opponents from start to finish. More  Español 

February 21 2017

Why volleyball - not basketball- is winning the popular vote

ESPN Magazine By Vicki L. Friedman

Basketball figured to be the game for Micaya White. Her dad, Randy White, played in the NBA. Her brother, R.J., is the starting center for UNC Greensboro. Micaya joined her first team when she was 6. More   

February 20 2017

Regional Center in Dominican Republic to celebrate 20th anniversary 

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, February 20, 2017 – The NORCECA/FIVB Regional Volleyball Development Center in the Dominican Republic is about to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its foundation. More  Español 


February 20 2017

Puerto Rican men’s team start its preparation

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, February 20, 2017 – The Puerto Rican Men’s Volleyball National Team and its technical staff met on Saturday as the squad start preparing for the upcoming international season.  More  Español 

February 20 2017

Sports Events Council discusses key events in new quadrennial

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, February 20, 2017 – The 2018 FIVB Volleyball World Championships and the Olympic volleyball tournament in Tokyo in 2020 were key points on a busy meeting agenda for the FIVB’s Sport Events. More  Español 


February 17 2017

Undefeated teams clash in Puerto Rican League

CAGUAS, Puerto Rico, February 17, 2017 – Criollas of Caguas and Leonas of Ponce, the two undefeated teams thus far in the Puerto Rico Women’s Volleyball Superior League will face on Friday night at Ildefonso Sola Bezares Coliseum of Caguas at 8:15. The match will be on national television and a full house is expected for the much anticipated contest. Caguas is in first place with 21 points and a 7-0 win-loss record and Ponce has also a 7-0 mark but with 20 points accumulated.  More  Español 



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February 14 2017

Men’s Cuban staff optimistic about young potential

 HAVANA, Cuba, February 14, 2017 – There is plenty optimism among the technical staff of Cuba men’s national. More  Español 

February 13 2017

AFECAVOL, Proof of success of NORCECA Development Plan

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala, February 12, 2017.- After two days of sessions during the General Assembly of the Association of Central American Volleyball Federations AFECAVOL. More  Español

February 13 2017

Statistics workshop in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico 

MAYAGUEZ, Puerto Rico, February 13, 2017 – The Puerto Rican Volleyball Federation organized a one-day workshop for statisticians in Mayaguez last Saturday February 11 with 48.  More  Español 

February 9 2017

Canada announces beach volleyball players

OTTAWA, Canada, February 9, 2017 - Canada’s national beach athletes have been officially named for the 2017 season. After a record-breaking past year for Canadian. More  Español 

February 7, 2017

Ponce and Caguas undefeated in Puerto Rican Women’s League

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, February 7, 2017 – Leonas of Ponce and Criollas of Caguas have kept their dominant.  More  Español 

February 6 2017

Cuba welcomes Japan U23 Men’s Team

HAVANA, Cuba, February 6, 2017 – Japan’s U23 Men’s National Team is in Cuba to train and play three official matches against a team of Cuba that includes players from different.  More  Español 

February 4, 2017

Mexico celebrates 100 years of volleyball with a book

MEXICO CITY, Mexico, February 4, 2017 – Mexico is celebrating a centenary of volleyball with a number of festivities and events. One of the most significant is the publication. More  Español 

February 3 2017

Volleyball and Beach VB included in CA Games’ program  

MANAGUA, Nicaragua, February 3, 2017 – Volleyball and Beach Volleyball are included in the competition. More  Español 

February 2, 2017

Level III Course and visit of Dr. Graça among activities of Development Center

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, February 2, 2017 – An International Level III. More  Español       See Full Report

February 2, 2017

Commissions inspect construction of venues in Nicaragua

MANAGUA, Nicaragua, February 2, 2017 -  Representatives of the different commissions involved. More  Español 

February 2, 2017

Jeff Ptak calls off his career

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, February 2, 2017 – Only a few foreign players manage to transcend beyond the season or seasons they play in the different leagues around the world, but that was not the case of American Jeff Ptak in Puerto Rico. More  Español 

February 2, 2017

Guaynabo Mets crowned in Puerto Rico 

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico, February 2, 2017 – The Guaynabo Mets swept San Sebastian Caribs. More  Español 

Video: FIVB Athletes' Commission always have their eye on the ball
Lausanne, Switzerland, February 1, 2017 - Most people like a coffee break between meeting sessions. But not the members of the FIVB Athletes' Commission. They like to do this...

February 1, 2017

Sitting Volleyball Course for Coaches, Referees and Classifiers in Costa Rica

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, February 1, 2017 – A simultaneous World ParaVolley Level I Sitting Volleyball Course for Coaches, Referees and Classifiers will take place. More  Español 

January 31, 2017

Basic Course for Coaches held in Santiago

SANTIAGO, Dominican Republic, January 31, 2017 – The NORCECA-FIVB Regional Volleyball Development Center. More  Español 

January 30, 2017

Guaynabo Mets are one victory from claiming the title in Puerto Rico

SAN SEBASTIAN, Puerto Rico, January 31, 2017 – The Guaynabo Mets are one victory away from successfully. More  Español 

January 30, 2017

Baja California Center presents successful Annual Report

TIJUANA, Mexico, January 30, 2017 – The NORCECA/FIVB Regional Volleyball Development Center in Baja California presented its annual report of activities. More  Español       See Full Report

January 28, 2017      

NORCECA President meets with Cuban Olympic leader

HAVANA, Cuba, January 28, 2017 – NORCECA President Cristobal Marte Hoffiz completed a visit to Cuba where.  More  Español 

anuary 26, 2017      

Marte Hoffiz makes fruitful visit to Havana

HAVANA, Cuba, January 26, 2017 – NORCECA President Cristóbal Marte Hoffiz. More  Español    Video interview


January 20, 2017

USAV CEO Jamie Davis Shares Vision with Top FIVB and NORCECA Officials

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, January 20, 2017 - USA Volleyball CEO Jamie Davis, who started his role on Jan. 3, continued his on-boarding process this week.  More  Español 

January 18, 2017

Ruiz elected MVP in Puerto Rico Men’s League

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, January 18, 2017 – Juan Miguel Ruiz, the setter of San Juan Patriots, bécame. More  Español 

January 16, 2017

Dominicans defeat Naranjito to conclude tour in Puerto Rico

PONCE, Puerto Rico, January 16, 2017 – The Dominican Republic training team concluded their exhibition tour in Puerto Rico with a 3-1 (23-25, 25-18, 25-23, 25-13). More  Español 

January 16, 2017

TTO Volleyball elects lawyer first woman president

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, January 16, 2017 - Members of the volleyball fraternity elected its first woman president in attorney-at-law Nicole Selvon when the T&T Volleyball. More 

January 16, 2017

Volleyball Canada Announces New Women’s Head Coach

OTTAWA, Canada, January 16, 2017 - Volleyball Canada is pleased to introduce Marcello Abbondanza as the new head coach of Canada’s Indoor Women’s Team. More  Español 

January 15, 2017

Dominicans win series against

Ponce 3-2

PONCE, Puerto Rico, January 15, 2016 – The Dominican Republic training team defeated Ponce Lionesses 3-0. More Español 

January 14, 201

Dominicans even up series in Puerto Rico at 2-2

PONCE, Puerto Rico, January 14, 2017 – The Dominican Republic tied at 2-2 the friendly female volleyball series. More  Español 

January 13, 2017

Ponce takes 2-1 lead in friendly series

PONCE, Puerto Rico, January 13, 2017 – American Taylor Simpson collected 20 points as Ponce Lionesses defeated Dominican Republic 3-2 (21-25, 25-20, 16-25, 25-22, 15-10) More  Español 

January 12, 2017

Mancuso and Tellez lead Ponce to victory

PONCE, Puerto Rico, January 12, 2017 – American Gina Mancuso recorded 20 points and Cuban Dulce Tellez added 17 as Ponce Lionesses outplayed the Dominican Republic.  More  Español 

January 11, 2017

Dominican Republic defeats Ponce to open friendly series

PONCE, Puerto Rico, January 11, 2017 – The Dominican Republic Women’s National Team defeated Ponce Lionesses 3-1 (22-25, 25-23, 25-16, 25-13)  More  Español 

January 5, 2017

Dominican Team to play friendly series in Puerto Rico

PONCE, Puerto Rico, January 5, 2017 – The National Team of Dominican Republic will play a friendly series against the Ponce Lionesses and one match against the Changas of Naranjito from January 12 to 16 at Salvador Dijols Pavilion in Ponce. The Dominican team will be comprised by players currently. More  Español 

January 5, 2017

Volleyball Mourns Ex-USA Coach McGown

COLORADO SPRINGS, USA, January 5, 2017 – The world of volleyball is mourning former USA coach Carl McGown. More  Español

January 3, 2017

Jamie Davis Hired as USAV's Next CEO

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 3, 2017) – USA Volleyball has announced the hiring of sports media, marketing and business executive Jamie Davis as the chief executive officer of the sport’s national governing body, effective immediately. More  Español

It is Christmas again!
May the spirit of the holidays and the upcoming New Year, bring you the energy to continue working for the development of Volleyball and Beach Volleyball in your beloved. More  Español 

December 22, 2016

NORCECA hosts Christmas party to recognize staffers

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, December 22, 2016 – NORCECA Confederation and its president Cristobal Marte Hoffiz hosted a Christmas party.  More  Español 

December 22, 2016

Beach Volleyball included in Commonwealth Youth Games

NASSAU, Bahamas - The 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games will take place in Bahamas with beach volleyball.   More    

December 18, 2016

Guatemalans Leonardo and García win men’s crown

CIUDAD COLON, Costa Rica, December 18, 2016 – Andy Leonardo and Luis Garcia of Guatemala recovered.  More  Español 

December 18, 2016

Costa Rica extends winning streak to six in a row

CIUDAD COLON, Costa Rica, December 18, 2016 – Costa Rica’s Karen Cope and Natalia Alfaro defeated sisters Maria Jose and Maria Andrea Orellana of Guatemala 2-1 (21-11, 21-5) More  Español 

December 18, 2016

Children’s volleyball fest, a success in Baja California 

TIJUANA, México, December 18, 2017.  More  Español 


December 17, 2016

Costa Ricans Cope and Alfaro confirm their status

CIUDAD COLON, Costa Rica, December 17, 2016 – Costa Ricans Karen Cope and Natalia Alfaro, pre-tournament favorites of the female segment of the Central American Beach Volleyball. More  Español

December 17, 2016

Strong matches in men’s quarterfinals

CIUDAD COLON, Costa Rica, December 17, 2016 – Very strong matches between traditional rivals are expected in the men’s quarterfinals of the XVI Central American Beach Volleyball Championship on Sunday morning. More  Español 

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