Coaches Course Level I in Jamaica
KINGSTON, Jamaica, November 23, 2017 – An FIVB Coaches Course
Level I is currently underway in Jamaica with a total of 16
persons, including three women.
The course conducted by John Kessel of USA began on November 20
and runs until November 24.
The Jamaica Volleyball Association in conjunction with FIVB are
staging the course at the GC Foster College of Physical
Education and Sports in Kingston.
Jacqueline Cowan, general secretary of the Jamaican Volleyball
Association said the purpose of the course includes: A) To
improve the knowledge and competence of coaches; B) To
contribute to a unified coaching system and C) To enable
Jamaican Volleyball Association to develop national coaches
Mr. Kessel is the Director of Sport Development at USA
Volleyball who arrived in Jamaica last November 18.
The occasion will also be used to sign a memorandum of
understanding between Jamaican Volleyball Association and GC
Foster to renew the partnership between the two entities.
The opening ceremony of the course had in attendance Jacqueline
Cowan, JaVA General Secretary; Paul Beckford, Vice-President of
Administration at GC Foster College, Christopher Samuda,
President of the Jamaica Olympic Association, Mr. Rudolph Speid,
President of the Jamaica Volleyball Association, and Mr. Kessel.