Level II Coaches Course concludes in Costa Rica



SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, October 16, 2015 – A two-week Level II Coaches Course concluded in Costa Rica with the participants going through more than 90 hours of practical and theoretical instructions covering topics such as setting and blocking, statistics analysis, beach volleyball, physical preparation and scouting talent.


The course was organized by the Costa Rican Volleyball Federation in collaboration with the NORCECA/FIVB Regional Development Center in the Dominican Republic.


The course supervisor Argelio Hernandez of Cuba, expressed his satisfaction at the closing ceremony that included the presentation of certificates to 17 Costa Ricans who completed the course as well as several participants from other countries.


“We have gone through a very demanding course and I feel very satisfied,” Hernandez said.  “I hope the product of your hard work can contribute to improve the level of volleyball in the country.”


Costa Rican Arturo Solano, Mexican Bryan Miranda and Chilean Mario Cardenas received special recognitions as the most outstanding participants.


“It has been a rich experience and we all have learned a lot,” Cardenas said. “Now I am going back to Chile with recharged batteries to try to be a better coach every day.”


Jose Luis Jimenez Lao, secretary general of the Central American Association of Volleyball Federations (AFECAVOL) and vice president of the Costa Rican Federation expressed his gratitude to NORCECA and FIVB for choosing Costa Rica to host the important course that will contribute the improvement and expansion of volleyball in the country and the region.