SAN JUAN DE LA MAGUANA, Dominican Republic, March 19, 2015 – A
technical course for school teachers of physical education is
running in San Juan de la Maguana, a province located in the
southwest region of the Dominican Republic under the auspices of
FIVB and NORCECA Confederation.
The course is under the supervision of FIVB Instructor Gilberto
Herrera of Cuba with the assistance of Vicente Paniagua of
An opening ceremony was organized to launch the course being
held in collaboration with the Dominican Republic Physical
Attendees included Regional Development Centre Director Prof.
Nelson Ramirez, South Regional INEFI Director Mr William Tapia,
Dominican Olympic Committee Executive Director Mrs Dulce Maria
Piña, South Region Universidad Autonoma Director Mrs Elvira
Corporan, Dominican National Federation Executive Committee
Member Mr Rudy Valdez and FIVB Instructor Gilberto Herrera.
"I am very proud of the
development taking place in volleyball across the Dominican
Republic. The physical education teachers are the first to teach
volleyball to our children. I am very sure that volleyball will
continue to develop and grow in all schools in the Dominican
Republic," said Herrera.
Prof. Ramirez expressed his gratitude to the directors of the
Physical Education Institute for their efforts in the
organization of the important course.