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
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
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
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
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.