Thirteen female participants in Coaches Course
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, September 15, 2016 – A record
thirteen female participants are taking part in the
International Coaches Course Level I currently underway at
NORCECA/FIVB Regional Development Center in the Dominican
Almost half of them are former and current players of the
Dominican Women’s National team.
Former setter Juana Gonzalez and outside spiker Nurys Arias are
joined by current setter Camile Dominguez, defensive specialist
Ana Yorkira Binet and spikers Prisilla Rivera and Gina Mambru.
“We are pleased about having so many female participants,” said
Nelson Ramirez, director of the Development Center. “It is very
important to incorporate more female coaches in our national
The course is under the direction of Brazilian Antonio Rizola
Neto, Puerto Rican Juan Cartagena and Dominican Wilson Sanchez.
Rizola also expressed satisfaction for the female participation
and highlighted the importance of players taking these courses
as they prepare for the future.