National Level II Coaches Course in Santo Domingo
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, March 13, 2017 – The
Dominican Volleyball Federation in collaboration with the
NORCECA/FIVB Regional Development Center in the Dominican
Republic organized a Level II National Coaches Course from March
9 to 12 with 70 participants hailing from different provinces of
The course covered more than 30 hours of practical and
theoretical sessions and it forms part of the program of
activities of the local federation and is supported by the
Ministry of Sports and NORCECA Volleyball Confederation.
The course is under the direction of Cuban Ariel Sainz with the
assistance of Dominican Wilson Sanchez, Brazilian Marcos Macedo,
Cuban Carlos Moreno and Dr. Julio Miñoso of Cuba who
participated in the medical part of the training course.
The opening ceremony was attended by Luis Mejia Oviedo,
president of the Dominican Republic Olympic Committee, Cristobal
Marte Hoffiz, president of NORCECA Confederation, Ramon A.
Garccia president of the Dominican Federation and Jose Luis
Suero of the Ministry of Sports.
Meja Oviedo congratulated Professor Nelson Ramirez, the director
of the Development Center, for the consistency of the
institution in creating platforms to spread the seed of
volleyball within its area of influence.
Marte Hoffiz said NORCECA and FIVB are always willing to assist
the federation and the Development Center in all its national
and international activities and he praised the role played by
the Development Center in Dominican Republic considered as one
of the best in the world.
Garcia encouraged the participants to continue with their hard
work in favor of volleyball as the discipline keeps as one with
the fastest growth in the world.