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.
The course began last Friday with 53 participants and these were
whittled down to 16 players in each category (men’s and women’s
junior and girls’ and boys’ youth) after two-and-a-half days of
It is hoped they will compete at their respective NORCECA
qualification tournaments for the World Championships, which
will be a first for the country.
However, despite the potential, HVF are keen to also develop the
coaches that work with the players, whilst also maintaining a
solid foundation for the grassroots of the game.