NORCECA continues to aid in Volleyball development in St.
SINT MARTEEN, February 21, 2017 - NORCECA Volleyball
Confederation continues on its mission of improving volleyball
within its member territories, by recently giving the St.
Maarten Volleyball Association (SIMVA) a new indoor court.
This new facility will, by extension, aid in the development of
Volleyball and all indoor sports on the island. This new court
has been installed at the L.B. Scott Auditorium by SIMVA.
The official handing over ceremony occurred on Wednesday 15th
February, 2017. Present were Minister of Education, Culture,
Youth and Sports, Silveria Jacobs, SIMVA President Raymond
Jacobs and other sports officials. Sports Minister Jacobs and SIMVA President Jacobs expressed
their gratitude to NORCECA, the Eastern Caribbean Volleyball
Association, President Glen Quinlan (ECVA) and President
Cristobal Marte Hoffiz (NORCECA) for their efforts in securing
the court for the island.
Caguas sweeps Ponce in battle between undefeated sides
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico, February 20, 2017 – Criollas of Caguas won
the battle between undefeated teams in Puerto Rican Women’s
Superior League by sweeping Leonas of Ponce in straight sets 3-0
(25-16, 25-14, 25-20) in front of more than 4,000 fans at
Ildefonso Solá Bezares Coliseum in Caguas. It was the eighth victory for Caguas (24 points) to take sole
possession of first place in the standings. Ponce fell down to
7-1 (20 points) in the second slot. The solid defense at the net gave Caguas 16 blocks as they
dominated their opponents from start to finish.
Why volleyball - not basketball- is winning the popular vote
ESPN Magazine By Vicki L. Friedman
Basketball figured to be the game for Micaya White. Her dad,
Randy White, played in the NBA. Her brother, R.J., is the
starting center for UNC Greensboro. Micaya joined her first
team when she was 6.
Regional Center in Dominican Republic to celebrate 20th
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, February 20, 2017 – The
NORCECA/FIVB Regional Volleyball Development Center in the
Dominican Republic is about to celebrate the 20th anniversary of
Puerto Rican men’s team start its preparation
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, February
20, 2017 – The Puerto Rican
Men’s Volleyball National Team and its technical staff met on
Saturday as the squad start preparing for the upcoming
Events Council discusses key events in new quadrennial
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, February
20, 2017 – The 2018 FIVB Volleyball World Championships and
the Olympic volleyball tournament in Tokyo in 2020 were key
points on a busy meeting agenda for the FIVB’s Sport Events.
Undefeated teams clash in Puerto Rican League
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico, February 17, 2017 – Criollas of Caguas and
Leonas of Ponce, the two undefeated teams thus far in the Puerto
Rico Women’s Volleyball Superior League will face on Friday
night at Ildefonso Sola Bezares Coliseum of Caguas at 8:15.
The match will be on national television and a full house is
expected for the much anticipated contest.
Caguas is in first place with 21 points and a 7-0 win-loss
record and Ponce has also a 7-0 mark but with 20 points
Commissions inspect construction of venues in Nicaragua
MANAGUA, Nicaragua, February 2, 2017 - Representatives of
the different commissions involved.
Jeff Ptak calls off his career
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, February 2, 2017 – Only a few foreign
players manage to transcend beyond the season or seasons they
play in the different leagues around the world, but that was not
the case of American Jeff Ptak in Puerto Rico.
Guaynabo Mets crowned in Puerto Rico
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico, February 2, 2017 – The Guaynabo Mets
swept San Sebastian Caribs.
Athletes' Commission always have their eye on the ball Lausanne, Switzerland, February
1, 2017 - Most people like a coffee break between meeting
sessions. But not the members of the FIVB Athletes'
Commission. They like to do this...
Sitting Volleyball Course for Coaches, Referees and Classifiers
in Costa Rica
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, February 1, 2017 – A simultaneous World
ParaVolley Level I Sitting Volleyball Course for Coaches,
Referees and Classifiers will take place.
Basic Course for Coaches held in Santiago
SANTIAGO, Dominican Republic, January 31, 2017 – The
NORCECA-FIVB Regional Volleyball Development Center.
Mets are one victory from claiming the title in Puerto Rico
SAN SEBASTIAN, Puerto Rico, January 31, 2017 – The Guaynabo
Mets are one victory away from successfully.
Baja California Center presents successful Annual Report
TIJUANA, Mexico, January 30, 2017 – The NORCECA/FIVB
Regional Volleyball Development Center in Baja California
presented its annual report of activities.
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January 28, 2017
President meets with Cuban Olympic leader
HAVANA, Cuba, January 28, 2017 – NORCECA President Cristobal
Marte Hoffiz completed a visit to Cuba where.
USAV CEO Jamie Davis Shares Vision with Top FIVB and NORCECA
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, January 20, 2017 -
USA Volleyball CEOJamie
Davis, who started his role on Jan. 3, continued his
on-boarding process this week. MoreEspañol
January 18, 2017
Ruiz elected MVP in Puerto Rico Men’s League
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, January 18, 2017 – Juan Miguel Ruiz, the
setter of San Juan Patriots, bécame. More
January 16, 2017
Dominicans defeat Naranjito to conclude tour in Puerto Rico
PONCE, Puerto Rico, January 16, 2017 – The Dominican Republic
training team concluded their exhibition tour in Puerto Rico
with a 3-1 (23-25, 25-18, 25-23, 25-13). MoreEspañol
January 16, 2017
TTO Volleyball elects lawyer first woman president
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, January 16, 2017 - Members of the
volleyball fraternity elected its first woman president in
attorney-at-law Nicole Selvon when the T&T Volleyball.
January 16, 2017
Volleyball Canada Announces New Women’s Head Coach
OTTAWA, Canada, January 16, 2017 - Volleyball Canada is pleased
to introduce Marcello Abbondanza as the new head coach of
Canada’s Indoor Women’s Team.
January 15, 2017
Dominicans win series against
PONCE, Puerto Rico, January 15, 2016 – The Dominican Republic
training team defeated Ponce Lionesses 3-0. MoreEspañol
January 14, 2017
Dominicans even up series in Puerto Rico at 2-2
PONCE, Puerto Rico, January 14, 2017 – The Dominican Republic
tied at 2-2 the friendly female volleyball series.
January 13, 2017
Ponce takes 2-1 lead in friendly series
PONCE, Puerto Rico, January 13, 2017 – American Taylor
Simpson collected 20 points as Ponce Lionesses defeated
Dominican Republic 3-2 (21-25, 25-20, 16-25, 25-22, 15-10)
and Tellez lead Ponce to victory
PONCE, Puerto Rico, January 12, 2017 – American Gina Mancuso
recorded 20 points and Cuban Dulce Tellez added 17 as Ponce
Lionesses outplayed the Dominican Republic.
January 11, 2017
Dominican Republic defeats Ponce to open friendly series
PONCE, Puerto Rico, January 11, 2017 – The Dominican Republic
Women’s National Team defeated Ponce Lionesses 3-1 (22-25,
25-23, 25-16, 25-13)
January 5, 2017
Dominican Team to play friendly series in Puerto Rico
PONCE, Puerto Rico, January 5, 2017 – The National Team of
Dominican Republic will play a friendly series against the Ponce
Lionesses and one match against the Changas of Naranjito from
January 12 to 16 at Salvador Dijols Pavilion in Ponce.
The Dominican team will be comprised by players currently.
Volleyball Mourns Ex-USA Coach McGown
COLORADO SPRINGS, USA, January 5, 2017 – The world of volleyball
is mourning former USA coach Carl McGown. More
Jamie Davis Hired as USAV's Next CEO
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 3, 2017) – USA Volleyball has
announced the hiring of sports media, marketing and business
executive Jamie Davis as the chief executive officer of the
sport’s national governing body, effective immediately.
It is Christmas again! May the spirit of the holidays
and the upcoming New Year, bring you the energy to continue
working for the development of Volleyball and Beach
Volleyball in your beloved.
NORCECA hosts Christmas party to recognize staffers
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, December 22, 2016 –
NORCECA Confederation and its president Cristobal Marte
Hoffiz hosted a Christmas party. More
Volleyball included in Commonwealth Youth Games
NASSAU, Bahamas - The 2017
Commonwealth Youth Games will take place in Bahamas with
December 18, 2016
Guatemalans Leonardo and García win men’s crown
CIUDAD COLON, Costa Rica, December 18, 2016 – Andy Leonardo and
Luis Garcia of Guatemala recovered.
December 18, 2016
Costa Rica extends winning streak to six in a row
CIUDAD COLON, Costa Rica, December 18, 2016 – Costa Rica’s Karen
Cope and Natalia Alfaro defeated sisters Maria Jose and Maria
Andrea Orellana of Guatemala 2-1 (21-11, 21-5)
December 18, 2016
Children’s volleyball fest, a success in Baja California
CIUDAD COLON, Costa Rica, December 17, 2016 – Costa Ricans Karen
Cope and Natalia Alfaro, pre-tournament favorites of the female
segment of the Central American Beach Volleyball.
December 17, 2016
Strong matches in men’s quarterfinals
CIUDAD COLON, Costa Rica, December 17, 2016 – Very strong
matches between traditional rivals are expected in the men’s
quarterfinals of the XVI Central American Beach Volleyball
Championship on Sunday morning.