International Course for Setters in Tijuana
Tijuana, Mexico, June 21, 2012 – A Technical International
Seminar for Setters is currently being addressed at the High
Performance Center in Baja California, Mexico as part of the
continuing development efforts of NORCECA Confederation.
FIVB instructor Tony Westman is in charge of the seminar and 22
coaches from seven countries –Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador,
Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Nicaragua- are taking part of
The activity is coordinated by the FIVB Regional Development
Center in Dominican Republic.
The opening ceremony was attended by Alberto Arreola, vice
president of the Mexican Volleyball Federation, Octavio Morgan,
director of the Baja California High Performance Center, and
Yoana Mota, as supervisor from the FIVB Regional Development
The Seminar includes practical and theoretical sessions and
forms part of a 12-course program being implemented by the
Development Center throughout the year.
Mota praised the quality of the organization of the course
saying: “There is a high level of preparation and everything is
perfectly coordinated. Here you are prepared to organize any
type of events.”
This is the second of three technical courses to be held in
Mexico in 2012. The first was a data volley seminar in April.
The third is a Coaches Course Level I later in the year.
“The idea is to prepare the coaches so they can transmit their
knowledge to their national teams and this can be reflected in
the results attained by them at the different tournaments,” Mota