The International Seminar concluded at the FIVB -NORCECA

Volleyball Development Center in Mexico



TIJUANA, México, Marzo 29, 2013 - A total of 23 coaches received their official certificates and diplomas by the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) and the North, Central American and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation (NORCECA).


The International Technical Beach Volleyball Seminar concluded successfully at the FIVB-Development Center in Baja California, where attendants from North, Central, South America and the Caribbean upgraded their knowledge and exchaged their experiences for a total of four days.


Theoretical and practical sessions were part of the seminar where the coaches also made a final test to verify their knowledge and skills in order to receive the certificate.


“We had four days of very intense work, and also with very good experiences. We are sure that all the attendants go back home learning new things and with new tools to work in their countries, by improving their level,” said FIVB-Norceca Baja California Regional Development Center Coordinator and Norceca Financial Commission President, Alberto Arreola at the Closing Ceremony.


The certificates and diplomas were given to the coaches, as a recognition to their effort. Most of them have already returned to their countries.


“We are so glad and satisfied for this exchange. A lot of experiences. I appreciate all the efforts by the local organization and leave with a great impression about the way people work here,” said Venezuelan instructor Mauro Hernandez.


“Mexico is a country that in this region has grown a lot in Beach Volleyball and also have begun with a lot of enthusiasm in this discipline since its inception as official olympic sport. We had very good quality attendants, among then an Olympic and international one that have represented this country,” said Hernandez about Mayra Garcia, who also received the certification.


The closing ceremony took place at the Multi Sport Complex of the High Performance Center of Baja California, where Norceca Supervisor Jacqueline Montes declared officially the end of activities, and was also in charge of the seminar logistics and operations.


For the second time in the history of the regional Development Center, Baja California is the host of an International Beach Volleyball Seminar with the attendance of local and foreign coaches.


The Development Center has also scheduled two more technical seminars for Indoor Volleyball in levels I and II on May and October, according to the program presented by the Norceca confederation as requested to the FIVB.