Level 1 Coaches Course opens in St. Thomas
ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands, June 28, 2017 – An FIVB Level 1
Coaches Course under the Olympic Solidarity program is currently
running in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands as part of the school and
national program. The same course was held on St. Croix in 2007
with seventeen physical education teachers and coaches
This year seventeen coaches and physical education teachers
hailing from St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John are also taking
part in the course that began on Wednesday and will conclude on
Sunday July 2, 2016.
The course is under the direction of FIVB Instructor, Tony
“I really believe in the good and solid formation as the ideal
way to grow,” said Westman while addressing the participants
hailing from the Virgin Islands at the opening ceremony.
Alice Joseph, vice president of the Virgin Islands Volleyball
Federation welcomed the participants in the activity which was
attended by Lucille Hobson, president of the organization.
Lucille Hobson, president of the Virgin Islands Volleyball
Federation, said that all of the participants are involved in
the national or school program in the Virgin Islands.
The course includes theoretical and practical sessions and all
the participants will receive certificates after completing all
The National Federation of Virgin Islands praised the VIOC
President Angel Morales and NORCECA's President Cristobal Marte
Hoffiz for all the support and encouragement throughout the
years. They also praised FIVB President Ary Graca for their
assistance in making this course possible.
The Virgin Islands Volleyball Federation will continue to
promote the practice of volleyball in the Virgin Islands through
the schools as it is designed in their strategic plan.