Seminar for Setters opens in Mexico



CUAUTITLAN, México, May 2, 2016 – An International Seminar for Setters opened on Monday in this city of the State of Mexico supervised by the NORCECA/FIVB Regional Volleyball Development Center in Dominican Republic.


Twenty-four coaches hailing from different volleyball associations of Mexico are taking part in the seminar under the direction of FIVB Instructor Juan Cartagena with the coordination of Ramon Gomez, president of the coaches’ commission of the Mexican Volleyball Federation.


The opening ceremony of the seminar was held at the Cuautitlan High School where the theoretical classes are taking place, chaired by Mr. Juan Galaviz Moran, president of the Volleyball Association of the State of Mexico representing Mr. Jesus Perales, president of the National Federation.


Also in attendance were Mr. Carlos Saldívar, former president of the Municipality of Cuautitlan, and Ms. Lisandra Ramirez who is representing the Regional Development Center.


Mr. Galaviz Moran expressed gratitude to the presidency of the Mexican Federation for the opportunity to host the seminar and said this is the first of many courses the local association is willing to organize for the benefit of the Mexican coaches of volleyball.


Meanwhile, Cartagena underlined the importance of a Setter Seminar stating that “a good setter is the fundamental base of a volleyball team and I hope the seminar can be a successful one and the coaches will be able to transmit their experiences to their athletes.”