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, took part in
the three-day basic course directed by Ariel Sainz with Wilson
Sanchez and Cristian Cruz as assistants.
Ramon Garcia, President of the Dominican Republic Federation,
presented the certificates of participation accompanied by
Marcos Kwiek, coach of the women’s national team, and Nelson
Ramirez, Director of the NORCECA/FIVB Regional Development
Kenia Moreta, Juana Gonzalez, Juana Saviñón and Larissa Reyes,
former players of the Dominican team, were among the
participants who took part in the theoretical and practical
sessions of the course that covered 33 hours.
Sainz expressed his satisfaction for the good level of knowledge
exhibited by most of the participants and underlined the
importance of following up their activities as they begin their
Joan Porffirio Sanchez of Samana, Pedro Manuel Paredes of San
Cristobal and Henry Rincón of National District, passed the
course with the highest grades.
Garcia said all the participants are now in conditions to
participate in an international coaching course of level 1 and
continue advancing from there.
The next national coaching course to be organized by the
national federation in collaboration with the Regional
Development Center will be one of beach volleyball on April
11-13 with the participation of applicants from all the national
provinces where the sport is being practiced, Ramirez said.