International Technical Seminar for BVB Coaches gets underway in
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.
The seminar was inaugurated by NORCECA’s President Mr. Cristobal
Marte Hoffiz, who is visiting Guatemala on the occasion of the
General Assembly of the Central American Association of
Volleyball Federations (AFECAVOL).
Marte’s opening speech included a complete presentation of
NORCECA’s Beach Volleyball 2013 Circuit and its upcoming events,
including the qualification system to the Olympic Games of Rio
2016. He also encouraged the participants to take advantage of
everything they will learn during the seminar.
“Our Confederation appreciates the efforts of Guatemala for
hosting the event in collaboration for the FIVB’s programs
around the world and especially the Beach Volleyball
Qualification tournaments towards the Youth Olympic Games of
Nanjing recently held here,” Marte said.
Attending the ceremony were Marta Centeno de Sajche, President
of AFECAVOL, Enrique Santis, President of Guatemalan Volleyball
Federation, FIVB Beach Volleyball Instructor Mauro Hernandez of
Venezuela and NORCECA’s Development Center Supervisor Lisandra
Ramirez of Dominican Republic.