Instructors have preparatory meeting before Refreshment Course
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, February 21, 2018 – The
instructors of the NORCECA Referees’ Refreshment Course met on
Wednesday morning with Professor Nelson Ramírez, director of the
NORCECA/FIVB Regional Development Center in the Dominican
Republic in order to organize the working program and to verify
the facilities on hand.
Willy Paredes of Argentina, president of the FIVB Refereeing
Commission, and José Ramón Pérez Vento of USA and Guy Bradbury
of Canada, president and secretary, respectively, of the NORCECA
Commission, were received by Ramírez at the premises of the
center in Santo Domingo.
At the end of the meeting, Mr. Paredes said to be quite
impressed with the facilities of the Center and congratulated
all the staff for the quality of the organization for the course
which will play a role model for the next time this type or
activity is programmed.
Meanwhile, Mr. Bradbury commented that the work carried out on
Wednesday is a proof of the quality of the center and the reason
it is considered the number one in FIVB.
Perez Vento said he hopes that with this three-day refreshment
course the NORCECA referees will continue occupying important
roles in volleyball at world level and he also paid tribute to
NORCECA and the Development Center for their effort to fortify
volleyball within the NORCECA region.
The course runs from Friday 23 to Sunday 25 of February and
besides NORCECA is supported by the Ministry of Sports, the
Dominican Olympic Committee and the Dominican Volleyball