Level 1 Coaches Course underway in Saint Lucia

CASTRIES, Saint Lucia, July 21, 2013 – A Level 1 International Coaches Course is currently underway in Saint Lucia, with 23 participants in attendance.

FIVB Instructor, Dan Girleanu is in charge of the course with Yohanna Mota Moreno, vice director of the Regional Development Center in Dominican Republic as the supervisor and coordinator.

The course is offered through the FIVB’s Volleyball Cooperation Programme (VCP) and is aimed at improving coaching skills and participants’ knowledge of the game.

Of the 23 participants, seven candidates had the opportunity to participate with the support of a scholarship from the NORCECA Development Programme. In addition to the national participants, the coaches also came from Trinidad & Tobago, Saint Maarten, Montserrat, Jamaica, Belize, USA Virgin Island, St. Eustatius, and the other part of the candidate are national participants from Saint Lucia National Federation.

The opening ceremony was attended by Mr. Brian Louisy, President of Saint Lucia Volleyball National Federation and Mrs. Fortuna Belrose, President of the St Lucia Olympic Committee and Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Youth Development & Sport in Saint Lucia.