TIJUANA, Mexico, December 7, 2015 - The Norceca Confederation
certified 50 sitting volleyball coaches after a seminar that was
held successfully at the Regional Development Center in Baja
The certification was the first after a three day course that
was directed by USA Volleyball coach Bill Hamiter in his first
visit to the city of Tijuana.
The visit was full of satisfactions for the American coach after
accomplishing all the goals set since the first day of
The course-seminar finished after more than 20 hours of both
classroom and court sessions. At the end the Norceca Development
Center authorities gave certificates to the participants.
Hamiter as well as the Center Activities Coordinator Alberto
Arreola and supervisor, Jacqueline Montes were present at the
Prior of closing the last session, Hamiter shared the main
points of the so-called coaching philosophy and even in the last
sessions commented on the cases of successful coaches who have
shared their experiences.
He spoke about some examples like NCAA basketball legend John
Wooden, as well as other icons like Don Shula, who was the
winningest coach in the NFL when he was in charge of the Miami
The practical sessions were captured the attention of fans and
players who attended to the Baja California Youth Volleyball
Circuit (Cibavol) held at the Multipurpose Gymnasium of the High
"It's really satisfying and fascinating the way we work with our
coaches and attendants," said Hamiter. "There was a a lot of
dedication from them and welcome them as part of the sitting
Not only coaches were present, the group of attentants was
composed by referees, officials, students of the Physical
Activity and Sports Faculty of the Baja California University as
well as Physical Education teachers and staff of local sports
The course was free of charge and according to authorities
Development Center FIVB-NORCECA, more seminars are expected in
the future, with the goal of strengthening the adapted.
Hamiter also received a special recognition for his
participation in training workshop by the Bja California Sports
and Physical Culture Institute and the Regional Development
The American coach gave in return an autographed jersey by
members of USA national sitting volleyball team as a gift to the
Center to be placed as part of the distinguished visitors'