Beach VB Referee Course concluded in Santo Domingo
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, December 4, 2019 – The
second edition of the NORCECA Continental Beach Volleyball
Referee Course took place from November 20th to 24th with 15
participants, including five women.
The course at the NORCECA/FIVB Regional Development Center
in the Dominican Republic was directed by FIVB Instructor
Andre Trottier of Canada with the assistance of Miguel
Ramirez of Mexico.
The participants were from Belize, Canada, Cuba, Dominican
Republic, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, St Kitts & Nevis and
The course included two daily sessions with the morning
session dedicated to theory aspects of refereeing and the
afternoon session dedicated to matches where the
participants acted as referees (1st and 2nd), scorers and
NORCECA President Cristobal Marte Hoffiz attended the
closing ceremony and gave an inspirational speech to the
participants. Trottier also thanked the staff of the
Development Center for the good organization which
contributed to a successful end.
Kirsten Boessneck, Magdalena Gleaves, both from USA, and
Geoff Stewart of Canada got the highest notes and were
recognized during the presentation of certificates.