SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, April 1, 2016 – The NORCECA/FIVB
Regional Volleyball Development in the Dominican Republic has
organized a National Coaches Course at the Juan Pablo Duarte
Olympic Center in Santo Domingo.
Continuing with its program of national courses taking place at
the volleyball pavilion, the Dominican National Federation
together with the Development Center and the financial support
of NORCECA Confederation gathered together 110 coaches hailing
from all the provinces and the national district of Santo
The course is under the direction of FIVB instructor Juan
Cartagena of Puerto Rico, and Wilson Sanchez of Dominican
Republic, assisted by local coach Juan Bautista.
Ramón García, president of Dominican Volleyball Federation (FEDOVOLI)
applauded the support from NORCECA Confederation and its
president Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, stating that he hopes it
continues going on for other activities. He also appreciated the
collaboration from the presidents of the provincial associations
for sending the participants to the course and encouraged them
to promote the courses taking place in April.
Garcia also announced that former female player Cosiris
Rodriguez, who is the Director of Camps of Recruiting new
talents, will coordinate weekend activities in the different
regions of the country accompanied by members of the senior
national team. He also said the second phase of the program will
include the male talents.
Arateide Caceres Hernandez, who attended the opening ceremony
representing NORCECA Confederation, congratulated the Dominican
Federation for this initiative while stating that “it is part of
the goals pursued by NORCECA in its development plan.”
Luis Mejía Oviedo, president of the Dominican Olympic Committee,
said the development of the sport is in direct connection with
“In today’s world our institutions must think in two main tasks,
strategy and education, and the Regional Development Center, a
role model in the world, is the scenario we need to accomplish
them,” Mejia Oviedo said.
A Beach Volleyball Course National Course is scheduled to take
place next from April 7 to 10.