Level III Course and visit of Dr.
among activities of Development Center
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, February 2, 2017 – An
International Level III Coaches Course with participants hailing
from twelve countries, was the most relevant activity carried
out last year by the NORCECA/FIVB Volleyball Regional
Development Center in Dominican Republic.
Prof. Nelson Ramirez, director of the center, presented a
complete report of activity to the presidency of NORCECA,
highlighting the peaks reached in 2016.
The Level III Coaches Course was conducted by FIVB Instructor
Jivko Jetchev of Bulgaria and Peter Nonnenbroich of Germany. It
ran from July 3 to 10 with 25 participants from Argentina,
Bonaire, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican
Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and
Trinidad & Tobago.
The center also organized and supervised Level I Coaches Course
in Santo Domingo and Monterrey, Mexico with Brazilian Antonio
Rizzola and Puerto Rican Juan Cartagena, with FIVB credentials
as the instructors.
The report included an International Seminar for Setters in the
Cuautitlán, State of Mexico, in collaboration with the Mexican
In the month of October, FIVB President Dr. Ary Graca visited
the premises of the center located in the Juan Pablo Duarte
Olympic Center in Santo Domingo where he toured the classrooms
and meeting rooms and received information about the functioning
of the entity directly from Prof. Ramirez.