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June 9, 2014 

Level I Coaches Course begins in Aruba

ORANJESTAD, Aruba, June 9, 2014 – An International Level I Coaches Course opened at the Sport Center Frans Figueroa in Aruba on Monday. During the opening Ceremony Mrs. Filomena Daniel Curiel, President of the Aruba Volleyball Federation underlined the importance of the coaches’ development so they can train youth players and children who are the foundation for the new generations of volleyball. Also Mrs. Susan Gozanksy, instructor of the course who also was directing the last Level 1 Coaches Course celebrated in Aruba.  More  Español

May 9, 2014 

Coaches course concludes in Trinidad & Tobago

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, May 9, 2014 - The recently concluded FIVB International Coaches Course held at the University of Trinidad & Tobago Corinth Campus was a success with all fourteen (14) participants passing their exams to become Level 1 Coaches. More  Español

May 9, 2014 

Phys-Ed Teachers Course in Santiago, Dominican Republic

SANTIAGO, Dominican Republic, May 9, 2014 – The Physical Education National Institute in collaboration with NORCECA Volleyball Confederation is organizing a course for public and private school teachers in Santiago, the second largest city of the Dominican Republic. The event is taking place at the Sacred Heart College and is coordinated by the NORCECA/FIVB Regional Development Center. More  Español

May 7, 2014 

NORCECA contributes to Dominican Republic Border Games

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, May 7, 2014 – The NORCECA Volleyball Confederation donated all the volleyball and beach volleyball equipment to be used in the First. More  Español

April 16, 2014 

Kids Beach Festival praised as fantastic experience

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, April 16, 2014 – The two-day Kids Beach Volleyball Festival of Santo Domingo concluded on Tuesday with the organizers pondering it as a wonderful experience. More than 100 boys and girls from public schools of the Dominican Republic capital, aged between 11-15 years-old, took part in the event which included basics of physical training, beach volleyball for youngsters and a few matches between. More  Español

April 14, 2014 

Kids beach Volleyball Festival in Santo Domingo

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, April 14, 2014 – The NORCECA/FIVB Regional Volleyball Development Center in Dominican Republic is running a beach volleyball festival at Guibia Beach in the city of Santo Domingo on April 14-15. The event is being organized in collaboration with the Physical Education Institute of the Dominican Republic whose director is Danilo Mesa and with the support of NORCECA Confederation, presided over by Cristobal Marte Hoffiz.  More  Español

April 13, 2014 

National Beach Volleyball Course concludes in Santo Domingo

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, April 13, 2014 – A national beach volleyball four-day.  More  Español

March 25, 2014 

Jamaica spread volleyball in schools

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 26, 2014 - The Jamaica Volleyball Association (JAVA) is earnestly continuing its drive to have volleyball played routinely in all schools around the country. The effort has yielded noteworthy results at both the primary and secondary school levels. More  Español

March 25, 2014   
Beach Volleyball Course in El Salvador

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador, March 25, 2014 – The National Volleyball Federation of El Salvador is running an International Coaches Course of Beach Volleyball in collaboration with the Regional Development Center in the Dominican Republic. The course, with the support of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) and the NORCECA Confederation, is taking place at the premises of the Salvadorian Volleyball Federation located. More  Español

March 25, 2014

Basic Coaching Course concludes in Santo Domingo

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, March 25, 2014 – The National Coaches Course organized by the Dominican Republic National Federation concluded with successful results and significant number of female participants. Twenty-seven female applicants, of a total of 107. More  Español

March 22, 2014   
114 participants in basic coaches course in Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, March 22, 2014 – The Dominican Republic National Volleyball Federation is running a national coaches course with 114 participants from the 32 provinces of the country. The three-day course is organized in collaboration with the NORCECA/FIVB Regional Development Center in Santo Domingo with the support of NORCECA Confederation. More  Español

March 22, 2014

Haitian Volleyball Federation spreads growth to north of country 

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, March 21, 2014 – The Haitian Volleyball Federation made history recently when it hosted its first Volleyball Cooperation Programme away from the capital, in collaboration with the FIVB Development Department. The five-day Volleyball Cooperation Programme. More  Español

March 19, 2014   
Successful experience for Physical Education Teachers in Tijuana 

TIJUANA, Mexico, March 19, 2014 – Twenty participants received their certificates   from the FIVB-NORCECA Regional Development Center at the conclusion of the International Technical Seminar for Physical Education Teachers. The closing ceremony took place on Tuesday at the premises of the center at the Baja California High Performance Center in Tijuana. The Seminar, directed by FIVB Instructor Tony Westman, concluded with a kids’ volleyball festival. More  Español

March 16, 2014   

Seminar for Physical Education Teachers opens in Baja California  

TIJUANA, Mexico, March 16 2014 - The FIVB International Seminar for Physical Education Teachers opened at the Norceca-FIVB Development Center in Baja California. “This is the first course officially hosted at our brand More  Español

March 14, 2014   
Seminar for Phys-Ed Teachers to begin in Baja California

TIJUANA, Mexico, March 14, 2014 - Swedish Volleyball coach and instructor Tony Westman arrived in Mexico to direct an International Seminar for Physical Education Teachers. The seminar is promoted by the FIVB in cooperation with NORCECA Confederation and the Development Centers of Santo Domingo and Tijuana. Some 26 physical education school teachers are expected to participate in the four-day event.  More  Español

March 13, 2014   

Sixteen women took part in national course

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, March 13, 2013 – Sixteen women took part in the national course for referees, line judges, scorers and electronic sheet organized by the Dominican Republic Volleyball Federation in collaboration with the NORCECA/FIVB Regional Development Center. The number of female participants hailing from the 32 provinces of the country was judged as a positive step by the DR Federation President, Ramon A. Garcia.  More  Español

March 12, 2014   
Haiti stages Level I Coaches Course
 

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, March 12, 2014 – The Haitian Volleyball Federation, with FIVB support, is currently running an eight-day Volleyball Cooperation Programme Level I Coaches Course under the supervision of French instructor André Glaive. Some 33 candidates from all parts of Haiti – such as Cap. More  Español

March 10, 2014

Referees Course, Line Judges and Scorers in Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, March 10, 2014 - The Regional Development Volleyball Center in collaboration with NORCECA Confederation, the Dominican Republic Volleyball National Federation, the Ministry of Sport and the DR Olympic Committee organized a national course. More  Español

March 3, 2014

Caribbean countries moving towards development

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, March 3, 2014 – The Caribbean countries should take full advantage. More  Español

February 24, 2014

Beach Volleyball Course concludes in Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala, February 24, 2014 – The International Beach Volleyball Coaches Course organized by the Guatemalan Volleyball Federation in collaboration with the FIVB/NORCECA Regional Development Center in Dominican Republic and with the support from NORCECA Confederation concluded successfully last Friday. More  Español

February 20, 2014

Development of Beach Volleyball is top priority in Central America

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala, February 20, 2014. - The two-day General Assembly of AFECAVOL’s General Assembly concluded on Thursday with key decisions regarding the development of beach volleyball in the region adopted by the seven members of the Central American zone. More  Español

February 18, 2014

International Technical Seminar for BVB Coaches gets underway in Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala, February 18, 2014 - The Guatemalan Volleyball Federation is organizing an International Technical Seminar for Beach Volleyball Coaches from February 18-21 sponsored by the FIVB and NORCECA Development Program. Twenty eight coaches hailing from Costa Rica, El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela and Guatemala are taking part in the seminar under the supervision of FIVB Instructor Mauro Hernandez of Venezuela. More  Español

 

February 12, 2014

Development plans to be expanded in 2014 and beyond

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, February 12, 2014 - A vast program that aims to popularize the sport of volleyball and beach volleyball throughout the NORCECA region was presented on Tuesday at the annual meeting of the Development Commission. More  Español

 

December 17, 2013

Fifteen Coaches pass Level II Coaches Course in Santo Domingo

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, December 17, 2013 – Fifteen coaches received their respective certificates after passing the International Coaches Course Level II held at the FIVB/NORCECA Regional Development Center in Santo Domingo. The closing ceremony of the course took place on Sunday in the presence of Nelson Ramirez, Director of the Development Center and Angel Rivas, Technical Vice President of the Dominican Republic Volleyball.  More  Español

December 3, 2013

Coaches Course Level II Opens in Dominican Republic

 SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, December 3, 2013 – An International Coaches Course Level II is being held at the FIVB/NORCECA Regional Development Center in the Dominican Republic. The course, under the direction of Argelio Hernandez of Cuba and Juan Cartagena of Puerto Rico. More  Español

November 29, 2013

VIS Course concludes in Trinidad

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, November 29, 2013 – Eighteen participants in the VIS Course received their certificates during the closing ceremony chaired by Mushtaque Mohammed, President of NORCECA Development Commission. More  Español

November 26, 2013

VIS Seminar opens in Trinidad & Tobago

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, November 26, 2013 – An International VIS Seminar is currently taking place in Trinidad & Tobago with 18 participants hailing from Anguilla, Aruba, Dutch St Marteen, French St Martin, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Suriname and Trinidad & Tobago. Diego Soler of Argentina is the instructor of the seminar with the assistance of Shane Roachford. More  Español

November 24, 2013

Trinidad & Tobago host successful setter seminar

Port of Spain, Trinidad, November 24, 2013 - The FIVB, International Setter Seminar, in Trinidad & Tobago ended successfully on Saturday at the VIP Room of the Hasley Crawford National Stadium. In the closing ceremony, Mushtaque Mohamed.  More 

October 30, 2013

Wonderful opportunities for Beach Volley in CAZOVA

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, October 30, 2013 – Players of Beach Volleyball in the region have been advised to take advantage of the wonderful opportunities being offered by FIVB and NORCECA to develop their game in order to gain higher rankings and possible podium trips for their respective countries. More  Español

October 30, 2013

Successful Mini-Volley Tournaments in Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, October 30, 2013 – The Dominican National Volleyball Federation organized two successful national tournaments. More  Español

October 24, 2013

Physical Education Seminar for Volleyball concludes in Guatemala

MAZANTENANGO, Guatemala, October 24, 2013 – Thirty-one school teachers from four Central American countries took part in the seminar for Physical Education Teachers held in the city of Mazantenango. The teachers hailed from Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala as the host country. Ruben Sainz, the instructor of the course, was satisfied with the willingness. More  Español

October 18, 2013

Seminar for Physical Education Teachers in Guatemala

MAZANTENANGO, Guatemala, October 18, 2013 – Thirty-two participants are attending the International Volleyball Seminar for Physical Education Teachers in the city of Manzantenango, Guatemala. The activity is organized by the Regional Development Center in the Dominican Republic in coordination with the Guatemalan National Federation. More  Español

October 16, 2013

Electronic score sheet workshop held in Tijuana

TIJUANA, Mexico, October 16, 2013 – The NORCECA Confederation continues to implement the use of the electronic score sheet as instructor Yeivic Jimenez of Venezuela organized a workshop on the occasion of the FIVB Women’s U23 World Championship recently held in the cities of Tijuana and Mexicali. More  Español

October 8, 2013

More than 100 kids take part in Phys Ed Teachers Seminar

TORTOLA, Virgin Islands, October 8, 2013 – More than 120 kids of different age took part in the International Seminar for Physical Education Teachers held in Tortola as NORCECA Confederation continues with its development program throughout all the regions under its zone of influence. “This is a very important seminar because it has a double purpose. More 

October 5, 2013

Seminar for reception and defense concludes in Tijuana

TIJUANA, Mexico, October 5, 2013 – An International Seminar for Defense and Reception held at Baja California High Performance Center in Tijuana, concluded on Friday with satisfactory results. Twenty-one participants from Dominica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Jamaica, St Kitts & Nevis, St Vincent & Grenadines and hosts Mexico. More  Español

October 4, 2013

Course for Phys Ed Teachers opens in Tortola

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, October 4, 2013 – An International Course for Physical Education Teachers opened in Tortola on Friday under the auspices of the NORCECA Confederation through the Regional Development Center in Dominican Republic. Twenty-one teachers from British Virgin Islands, Belize, Anguilla, Montserrat, St Kitts & Nevis, St Vincent & Grenadines. More  Español

October 1, 2013

Norceca development model, a reference for the world of volleyball

TIJUANA, México, October 1 2013.- The NORCECA development model has become an important reference for other volleyball continental confederations, stated Cristobal Marte Hoffiz. The North, Central American and Caribbean Confederation President and FIVB First Executive Vicepresident remarked the example shown by the continental governing body during.  More  Español

September 30, 2013

Defense and Reception Course to begin in Tijuana

Tijuana, México, September 30 2013.- The Baja California High Performance Center will receive attendants from different countries of the North, Central American and Caribbean region for the Reception and Defense International Course. More  Español

September 28, 2013

Coaches Course Level I concludes in Costa Rica

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, September 28, 2013 – The International Level I Coaches Course in San Jose, Costa Rica successfully concluded on Saturday with the presentation of certificates to 34 participants. More  Español

September 21, 2013

Instructors praise attitude of participants in San Jose

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, September 21, 2013 – FIVB Instructors Jorge Perez Vento and Juan Cartagena both express encouraging words while evaluating the level of interest from the 42 participants in the Level I Coaches Course being addressed in Costa Rica. “I am really impressed by their desire to learn and their willingness to work,” Perez Vento said at the end of a session. More  Español

September 19, 2013

New Seminar for Defense and Reception scheduled in Mexico

TIJUANA, Mexico, September 19 2013.- The Baja California High Performance Center will host a new seminar with the certification of the International Volleyball Federation.  More  Español

September 17, 2013

Forty-two participants in Coaches Course in Costa Rica

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, September 17, 2013 – Forty-two participants hailing from Panama, Guatemala, El SalvadorMore  Español

August 20, 2013

Coaches Course Level III concludes in Santo Domingo

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, August 20, 2013 – An International Coaches Course Level III successfully concluded at the Regional Development Center in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The closing ceremony where all the coaches from 15 countries received their certificates of participation was. More  Español

August 7, 2013

Level III Coaches Course is underway in Santo Domingo

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, August 8, 2013 – Twenty participants are attending the International Level III Coaches Course at the FIVB Regional Development Center in Dominican Republic. The course is under the direction of Gustavo Meczyc with Luis Muchaga as the instructor. More  Español

August 2, 2013

International Course concludes in Saint Lucia

CASTRIES, Saint Lucia, August 2, 2013 – The Level 1 International Coaches Course in Saint Lucia concluded successfully on Thursday, with 23 participants receiving their certificates. FIVB Instructor Dan Girleanu, who was in charge of the course, presented the certificates accompanied by Yohana Mota Moreno.  More

July 21, 2013
Level 1 Coaches Course underway in Saint Lucia

CASTRIES, Saint Lucia, July 21, 2013 – A Level 1 International Coaches Course is currently underway in Saint Lucia, with 23 participants in attendance. FIVB Instructor, Dan Girleanume. More  Español

July 17, 2013

Successfully concludes Seminar for Middle Blockers

TIJUANA, Baja California, July 17, 2013 - The International Seminar for Middle Blockers was successfully concluded in the High Performance Centre of Baja California, where attendees had the opportunity to improve their level of knowledge regarding the tactics and techniques work of this position in volleyball. The closing ceremony took place at the Audiovisual Room of the, where the authorities of the FIVB, NORCECA and INDE chaired the event. More  Español

 

July 15, 2013
Electronic sheet workshop in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 15, 2013 – The Puerto Rican Volleyball Federation organized a workshop during the weekend to update the scorers with the use of the electronic sheet to be implemented on the occasion of the stage of the World Grand Prix to be played in Mayaguez.  More  Español

July 15, 2013

Hervás satisfied with results of Seminar

TIJUANA, Mexico, July 14, 2013 - The International Volleyball Seminar for Middle Blockers has been a very important platform in terms of preparation and new topics for coaches and players. Lectures about injuries prevention as well as practical clinics at the High Performance Center Gymnasium were part of the weekend agenda. More  Español

July 11, 2013
All details completed for Seminar in Tijuana

TIJUANA, Mexico, July 11 2013 - After the arrival of International Instructor, Francisco Hervas and NORCECA Supervisor, Lisandra Ramirez, the preparation details for the International Seminar for Middle Blockers have been completed.  More  Español

July 08, 2013

International Course prior to Grand Prix

SANTO DOMINGO, July 8, 2013 – The FIVB Regional Development Center in Dominican Republic will conduct an international course for candidates and international referees at the Juan Pablo Duarte Olympic Center under the supervision of Venezuelan technician Yeivic Jimenez.  More  Español

May 29, 2013

Data Volley & Data Video Course in T & T 

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, May 29, 2013 – An International Course of Data Volley & Data Video was held in Trinidad under the supervision of James Wilroy, the responsible for the department of education of Data Volley Company. More  

 

May 10, 2013

Successful Cool Volley Festival in St. Croix, Virgin Islands

St Croix, Virgin Islands, May 10, 2013 - The Virgin Islands Volleyball Federation (VIVF) with significant support from the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB). More

 

May 05, 2013

Young Players VCP course in Barbados

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, May 7, 2013 – A successful VCP course for young players was held in Barbados from April 16 to 20. There were an equal number of girls and boys.More  Español

 

April 30, 2013

VCP course for players in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, April 30, 2013 – A VCP players’ course for Haiti’s junior as well as senior men’s and women’s national teams was held from April 12 to 22 under the leadership of FIVB instructor Andre Glaive of France. More  Español

 

April 27, 2013

Seminar for use of e-scoring sheet in Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala, April 27, 2013 – A seminar to train personnel in the use of the volleyball electronic score sheet was conducted in Guatemala on the occasion of the U-18 Girl’s Pan American Cup that serves off on Monday. The seminar was directed by FIVB and NORCECA instructor Yeivic Jimenez of Venezuela in the presence of Judith Sandino, president of the VIS. More  Español 

April 27, 2013

Marte Hoffiz hands new equipment to AFECAVOL

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala, April 27, 2013. - The NORCECA Confederation thru its President Cristobal MarteHoffiz handed out new computer equipment for AFECAVOL, the Central American Zonal Association. As part of the development programs of the region and support to VIS personnel, the Executive Committee.  More  Español 

April 15, 2013

Jamaica celebrates successful U-13 event

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, April 15, 2013 - St Thomas and St James went away with the bragging rights and gold medals in the girls and boys section, respectively, of the first JaVA. More 

 

April 13, 2013

Jamaica goes on with U-13 program

KINGSTON, Jamaica, April 13, 2013 - The Jamaica Volleyball Association (JaVA) will bring together its five National Under-13 Parish Squads for an Inter-Parish Competition at the Herbert Morrison High School in Montego Bay on Saturday 13 April 2013. The aim of the Association is to assess the development. More  

 

March 21, 2013

Beach Volleyball Centre to be installed in Costa Rica

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, March 21, 2013 - The National Federation of Costa Rica and the Cantonal Sports and Recreation Committee of San Jose signed an agreement to authorize the installation of a beach volleyball development center in the sport complex located in Hatillo, recently used for the competitions of the Central American Games. More  Español

December 17, 2012

Coaches Course Level II Concludes in Santo Domingo

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, December 17, 2012 – An International Coaches Course Level II took place from December 3-15 at the FIVB Regional Development Center in Santo Domingo. The course was under the direction of Luis Muchaga with Francisco Hervas as instructor, both from Spain.A total of 16 participants from 10 different countries received. More  Español

November 25, 2012

Thousands take part of Volley Fest in Santo Domingo

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, November 27, 2012 – The East Santo Domingo Public School Volleyball Festival began here on Monday with the participation of 1,728 students of both genders. The activity took place at the multi-purpose Invivienda Gymnasium and is organized by the Physical Education Institute in collaboration with the FIVB Regional Development Center in the Dominican Republic. The players of ages between 10-15 years-old are divided in 144 teams -72 male and 72 female – and the number of participants.  More  Español

November 18, 2012

Coaches Course concludes in Jamaica

Kingston, Jamaica, November 19, 2012 – Twenty-eight participants from 18 countries took part in the International Coaches Course Level I successfully concluded on Saturday at Foster College facilities in Kingston. The participants received their certificates from, among others, Mr. Michael Fennell, president of Jamaica Olympic Committee. More

 

November 17, 2012

NORCECA Development Program, a role model for world volleyball

TIJUANA, Mexico, November 17 2012 — North, Central American and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation (NORCECA) development program is a role model that can contribute to the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB), whose president Ary Graça has shown as an example. More  Español

 

November 7, 2012

VCP Referee Course in Guatemala

MAZATENANGO, Guatemala, November 7, 2012 – A National Referee Course is currently underway in Guatemala under the auspices of the FIVB Volleyball Cooperation Program. A total of 34 representatives from 15 departments of the Republic of Guatemala are taking part in the course, including four female referees. The course is being addressed by Jose Ramon Perez Vento, president and member of NORCECA and FIVB Refereeing Commission respectively. More  Español

 

November 6, 2012

International Coaches Course begins in Jamaica 

Kingston, Jamaica, November 6, 2012 – An International Course for Coaches Level I began in Jamaica on Tuesday with 28 participants from eighteen countries. The directors of the course are the experienced FIVB Instructors Athanasios Papageorgiou of Greece and Ramiro Hart of Curacao. The opening ceremony was attended by Michael Fennell, President of Jamaica Olympic Committee, Warrenton Dixon, President of Jamaica Volleyball Association.  More  

October 10, 2012

Seminar for Setters concludes in Antigua

St. John's, Antigua & Barbuda, October 11, 2012 – An International Technical Seminar for Setters was held in Antigua & Barbuda October 7 to 10. The sessions ended with a closing ceremony on Wednesday. A total of 27 students received their FIVB certificate. The participants came from 16 different countries, including Haiti, Jamaica, St. Lucia, Aruba, Trinidad & Tobago, Suriname, St. Eustatius, Grenada. More  

October 07, 2012

Seminar for Setters begins in Antigua

ANTIGUA, October 7, 2012 – An international seminar for setters began in Antigua on Saturday with a total of 27 participants from the Caribbean registered.The seminar is under the direction of FIVB Instructor Tony Westman of Sweden and forms part of the. More

September 24, 2012

24 Participants in Middle Player Seminar in St Lucia

Castries, St Lucia, September 24, 2012 – A total of 24 participants has been registered for the International Middle Player Seminar that began on Monday in Castries, St Lucia.  More  Español

August 29, 2012

FIVB Level I Course for Coaches concludes successfully in Tijuana, Mexico 

TIJUANA, Mexico, Aug 30 2012— After 12 days and 60 hours of theoretical and practical sessions, the Level I International Course for Coaches was formally finished at the Baja California High Performance Center.The course was directed by the FIVB Regional Development Center of Dominican Republic in Mexico, giving the chance to coaches from this country as well as Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. More  Español

August 21, 2012

Good Instructors translate into better athletes

TIJUANA, Mexico, August 21, 2012 – The International Level I Coaches Course continue in Tijuana, Mexico where participants from Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala. More  Español

August 18, 2012

Coaches Course Level I begins in Tijuana

TIJUANA, Mexico, August 18, 2012 - A total of 16 coaches from six countries are taking part of an FIVB International Coaches Course Level 1 that began on Saturday at Baja California. More  Español

August 17, 2012

Successful Cool Volley Festival in St. Lucia

Castries, St. Lucia, August 17, 2012 – The St. Lucia Volleyball Association, with significant support from the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB), hosted a Cool Volley Festival at the Sab Playing Field where some 9 primary schools participated. More

August 9, 2012

International Referees Course concludes successfully in Santo Domingo 

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, August 9 2012 – The International Referees Course concluded successfully this Thursday with an official closing ceremony at the FIVB. More  Español

August 6, 2012

FIVB International referees course begins in Santo Domingo

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, August 6 2012 — A total of seventeen referees from different countries of the Norceca region, South America and Europe have started their participation in the International Course at the FIVB Development Center in Dominican Republic. Officers from Belize, Brazil, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Portugal, Puerto Rico. More  Español

June 21, 2012

International Course for Setters in Tijuana

Tijuana, Mexico, June 21, 2012 – A Technical International Seminar for Setters is currently being addressed at the High Performance Center in Baja California, Mexico as part of the continuing development efforts of NORCECA Confederation. FIVB instructor Tony Westman is in charge of the seminar and 22 coaches from seven countries. More  Español

July 20, 2012

Volleyball to head to primary schools in St Vincent

Kingstown, St Vincent and the Grenadines, July 20, 2012 - The sport of Volleyball could soon be introduced to the primary school level here in St Vincent and the Grenadines as  one of the major plans of the Executive of the St Vincent and the Grenadines. More

 

April 28, 2012
Data Volley and Video Course concludes in Tijuana
 

TIJUANA, Mexico, April 28 2012 — The Data Volley and Video Course successfully finished with more than 40 attendants receiving the FIVB certificate. During four days, they were instructed in codification of match actions, the analysis between the Systems of Data Volley and VIS, as well as the use of software for video and live scouting.  More  Español 

April 24, 2012

President of NORCECA attends opening of Data Volley Seminar

TIJUANA, Mexico, April 24 2012 – NORCECA President and FIVB First Executive Vice President Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, attended the opening ceremony of the Data Volley and Video Technical Seminar that began in Mexico on Tuesday. The Seminar takes place at the Baja California High Performance Center, where 44 members from 14 different federations.  More  Español 

April 23, 2012

Data Volley and Video Course in Tijuana

TIJUANA, Mexico, April 23, 2012 – The FIVB Regional Development Center in Dominican Republic in collaboration with the North, Central American and Caribbean Confederation and the Mexican Volleyball Federation will held a Data Volley and Data Video Course from April 24-27.  More  Español 

 

April 16, 2012

Bonaire planning to develop the sport of volleyball

BONAIRE, April 16, 2012 - Bonaire is just starting to take baby steps in the game but is determined to go all the way to developing the sport of volleyball in the island and with the help of NORCECA. More

 

April 15, 2012

Seminar for Setters held in Costa Rica

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, April 15, 2012 – A three-day seminar for setters was organized by the Costa Rica National Federation under the supervision of the FIVB Regional Development Center in Dominican Republic from April 11-14. More  Español 

April 15, 2012

Unity Primary School wins title in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica, April 15, 2012 - Unity Primary School are the new champions of the JaVA Primary/Prep School Volleyball Competition. After emerging from dogged preliminary, quarterfinal and semifinal matches, Unity, out of Westmoreland, walked away with the National Title and the accompanying spoils by overcoming the challenge of St James flag bearers, Irwin Primary 15-10, 15-10 in the finals of the JaVA organized competition. More

 

April 10, 2012

U.S. Virgin Islands are cementing a solid volleyball program

ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands, April 10, 2012 – The island of St. Croix is just a tiny white sand spot in the archipelago.  More

March 28, 2012

NORCECA Development Plan paying fruits in Bermuda

BERMUDA, March 28, 2012 – Two years ago, Volleyball was only a recreational sport in Bermuda practiced by former players who for different reasons ended up working in the island. Today, the popularity of the sport has grown thanks to the development plan. More

 

March 22, 2012
Libero Seminar in Trinidad and Tobago

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, March 22, 2012 - International volleyball coach, Sweden’s Tony Westman is currently in Trinidad and Tobago on a seven-day visit to conduct a technical seminar for libero at the University of T&T, Corinth Campus, San Fernando. The course which began on Monday and concludes on Sunday was organised by the FIVB Regional Development Centre in Dominican Republic and sponsored.   More

March 18, 2012

Coaches Level I Course concludes in Panama

PANAMA CITY, Panama, March 18, 2012 – With great success concluded the Volleyball Level I Coaches Course held in Panama City from March 1 to 12 at Guaymies Room of Soloy Hotel for the theoretical classes and the Jose “Beto” Remon for the practical ones. The course was supported by Olympic Solidarity.  More  Español  

March 15, 2012

SportCourt floor donated to St. Lucia Volleyball Association 

GROS ISLET, Saint Lucia, March 15, 2012 – The volleyball Players on the island are in “hog heaven” after a SportCourt floor was laid in the Gymnasium of the Gros Islet Secondary School. The synthetic surface was supplied.  More

March 13, 2012

Volleyball and Beach Volleyball expand in Bermuda

BERMUDA, March 13, 2012 – The Bermuda Volleyball Association will increase its participation in regional events three years after running a Development Plan established by NORCECA Confederation.  More  Español  

March 11, 2012

Panama hosts historic Coaches Course

PANAMA CITY, Panama, March 11, 2012 – The first Level 1 FIVB Coaches Course to be held in Panama in 10 years is currently underway.  More  Español 

March 11, 2012

Clinic for school coaches held in St. Croix

St Croix, Virgin Islands, March 11, 2012 - A clinic for coaches of the elementary boys and girls school league was held in St Croix.  More  

February 23, 2012

Haiti begins ambitious youth and junior program

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, February 24, 2012 – The Haiti Volleyball Federation (HVF) began their quest to establish a youth and junior team at a FIVB Volleyball Cooperation Programme on Wednesday, with the ultimate aim of qualifying for the FIVB Volleyball Youth and Junior World Championships 2013. More  Español 

February 23, 2012

Libero seminar to be conducted in Trinidad and Tobago

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, February 23, 2012 – A technical seminar for libero will be held in Trinidad and Tobago from March 19 to 25 organized by the FIVB Regional Development Centre in Dominican Republic. The seminar will be under the coordination of Sweden’s Tony Westman, an experienced professional coach for more than 15 years of top women’s and men’s clubs in Europe including the last seven with Denmark Women’s National Team. More  Español 

 

February 22, 2012

FIVB development helping Haiti build new volleyball foundations

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, February 22, 2012 – The Haiti Volleyball Federation has made the training of coaches the centerpiece of its volleyball development program while it continues its efforts to raise awareness of the game among the young people.The support provided by the FIVB through its Volleyball Cooperation Programme has been instrumental in helping Haiti meet its objectives. In 2011, a Level I Coaches.  More  

February 22, 2012

Cayman Islands school children take part in clinics

CAYMAN ISLANDS, February 22, 2012 – School boys and girls of Cayman Islands are taking part in a series of clinics directed by instructor Juan Cartagena of Puerto Rico as part of the Development Plan of NORCECA Confederation. The clinics are supervised by the FIVB Regional Development Centre in Dominican Republic and Cartagena will be also working with the pre-junior and junior groups in both genders as well as with the national adult training teams. More

February 15, 2012

Media workshop held in Nicaragua

MANAGUA, Nicaragua, February 15, 2012 - The FIVB Regional Development Center in Dominican Republic in collaboration with NORCECA Confederation and the Nicaragua Volleyball Federation held a one-day media workshop in Managua, Nicaragua on the occasion of the Beach Volleyball Continental Cup taking place in the Central American country. The workshop was directed by Roosevelt Comarazamy, NORCECA Press Director, with the assistance of photographer Ernesto Beltre.  More  Español 

 

February 3, 2012

Cool Volley Festival held in St. Kitts and Nevis 

St Kitts and Nevis, February 3, 2012 – More than 100 kids aged 10-12 took part in the first “Cool Volley Festival” in St. Kitts and Nevis held last January with very positive results, according to national federation president Glenn Quinlan. The St. Kitts and Nevis program involved 10 of the 21 primary schools in the sister islands and had the assistance of the Ministry of Education and the Department of Sports with the transportation where necessary. More

January 20, 2012

Cool Volley Festival in Trinidad & Tobago

St Kitts and Nevis, February 3, 2012 – More than 100 kids aged 10-12 took part in the first “Cool Volley Festival” in St. Kitts and Nevis held last January with very positive results, according to national federation president Glenn Quinlan. The St. Kitts and Nevis program involved 10 of the 21 primary schools in the sister islands and had the assistance of the Ministry of Education and the Department of Sports with the transportation where necessary.  More

 

January 19, 2012

NORCECA Development Plan Seminar in Santo Domingo 

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, January 19, 2012 – The FIVB Regional Development Center in Dominican Republic began a two-day Seminar.  More  Español 

January 18, 2012

Sixteen competitions are part of 2012 NORCECA Development Plan

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, January 18, 2012 – The first round of NORCECA.  More  Español