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.
“I have had the opportunity to support and offer recommendations
to those players at the grassroot level who will be taking part
in future competitions across the CAZOVA zone,” Cartagena said.
The schedule of clinics in Cayman Islands includes visits to
elementary public schools where mini-volley workshops have been
The NORCECA Instructor met with the directors of the Cayman
Islands Voleyball Federation presided over by Noel Williams
where he discussed different ideas to improve the level of
volleyball and beach volleyball in the country.
In the upcoming days, Cartagena will start working with the
senior national teams and their coaches and volunteers as well
as taking part in meetings with the Ministers of Sport and
“It is very important for the expansion of volleyball and beach
volleyball to include our sport in the programs of the schools,”
“It has been a great experience so far and the Cayman Islands
volleyball authorities have a lot of enthusiam which guarantees
a sustainable development plan.”