Beach Volleyball Course begins in Santo Domingo
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, October 7, 2017 – Twenty
coaches hailing from Colombia, Costa Rica, Grenada, Haiti,
Honduras, Jamaica, Panama, Puerto Rico, St Lucia and Venezuela
are taking part in an International Beach Volleyball course in
The course is under the direction of FIVB Instructor Mauro
Hernández of Venezuela with the assistance of Carlos Moreno of
The course has been organized by the NORCECA/FIVB Regional
Development Center in the Dominican Republic and its director
The opening ceremony was attended by Cristobal Marte Hoffiz,
first executive vice president of FIVB and president of NORCECA
Confederation, as well as Luis Mejia Oviedo, president of the
Dominican Olympic Committee.
Amos Anglade, member of EC of the Dominican Federation, Indhira
Ramirez and Arateide Caceres, directors of beach volleyball and
national federations, respectively, and Bernardo Mesa,
representing the DR Ministry of Sports, were also present.
Marte Hoffiz highlighted the support given by NORCECA to secure
the presence of coaches from different countries, and praised
their personal effort to participate.
He said the Development Center in the Dominican Republic is the
most active among all the centers sponsored by FIVB throughout
the world organizing more activities than the current active
Mejia Oviedo said to be pleased for visiting the center once
again and congratulated its director for his work at the
institution since its opening 20 years ago.