Level I Coaches Course begins in Aruba
ORANJESTAD, Aruba, June 9, 2014 – An International Level I
Coaches Course opened at the Sport Center Frans Figueroa in
Aruba on Monday.
During the opening Ceremony Mrs. Filomena Daniel Curiel,
President of the Aruba Volleyball Federation underlined the
importance of the coaches’ development so they can train youth
players and children who are the foundation for the new
generations of volleyball.
Also Mrs. Susan Gozanksy, instructor of the course who also was
directing the last Level 1 Coaches Course celebrated in Aruba
more than 15 years ago, motivated the participants to continue
educating themselves and developing Volleyball in Aruba, by
sharing their experience and knowledge and also to maintain the
correct behaviour to be an example as a coach.
Twenty participants registered in the course - 18 locals and the
other two from Brazil and French St. Martin.
On behalf of the Volleyball Regional Development Center in
Dominican Republic, Mrs. Yohanna Mota, congratulated the Aruban
National Federation for the great organization and the effort
they are making so the local participants have more opportunity
to be trained not only as coach but also as professionals of
high level in Volleyball.
The course include topics such as Mini Volleyball, the role of
the coach, statistics systems, as well as conference dictated by
Mrs. Allister Mc. Leod, as an International Referee talking
about Rules of the Game, while physiotherapist Mr. Frank
Velasques, will explain about injury prevention and treatments.
As all level I Coaches Course, the course will count with a
theoretical evaluation and practice sessions. At the end the
participants will be certified as Level I Coaches.
The course will be concluded on June 19, the organizers said.