Trinidad & Tobago host successful setter seminar
Port of Spain, Trinidad, November 24,
2013 - The FIVB, International Setter Seminar, in Trinidad &
Tobago ended successfully on Saturday at the VIP Room of the
Hasley Crawford National Stadium.
In the closing ceremony, Mushtaque Mohamed, President of NORCECA
Development Commission, admonished the participants to ensure
that the investment made by FIVB and NORCECA assist in the
development of the sport in their respective countries.
“Over the last three years NORCECA has invested over 3 million
dollars in development projects which includes courses and
seminars and it is time that we start seeing returns for this
investment” Mohammed, who is also the Secretary of the FIVB
Development Commission, said.
The FIVB course conductor, Tony Westman was very thankful for
the opportunity to assist NORCECA with its development projects
and recognized the support received from the president of the
Trinidad and Tobago Volleyball Federation, Daymian Stewart and
the entire organizing committee members who ensure all the
technical requirements were up to the FIVB standards.
“The facilities provided were of a high level and the course
participants were committed to learning and absorbing the
knowledge imparted,” Westman said.
Positive comments were received from the participants on the
structure of the course program, the delivery of the content by
the FIVB instructors and knowledge shared among the participants
from the various countries. Coach John Van de Lee from Aruba
(the most senior coach in the course) thought it was the best
course he ever attended and will encourage his national
federation to host programs like these in the future where more
local participants of his country can benefit from the
information in these these of courses.
FIVB Certificates of participation together with Certificates
from the NORCECA Development Centre were presented by Mohammed,
CAZOVA President, Steward, Kervin Jean, Chief Operating Officer
of T & T National Federation, Westman and Yohanna Mota Moreno,
Development Center Vice-Director.
Twenty-nine participants were certificates -13 participants from
Martinique, Bahamas, Jamaica, Haiti, Monserrat, St. Vincent,
Belize, Aruba, Dominica, Grenada, French St. Martin, and 16
This course is the 11th celebrated this year by the Development
Center in Dominican Republic, with all the support of NORCECA
Confederation, and The FIVB, giving more opportunities to the
category I and II National Federations and regional members
affiliated to NORCECA Confederation form its different zones.
Continuing with the development of these activities the Trinidad
& Tobago Federation will host the VIS Course from Monday 25,