VIS Seminar opens in Trinidad & Tobago


PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, November 26, 2013 – An International VIS Seminar is currently taking place in Trinidad & Tobago with 18 participants hailing from Anguilla, Aruba, Dutch St Marteen, French St Martin, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Suriname and Trinidad & Tobago.


Diego Soler of Argentina is the instructor of the seminar with the assistance of Shane Roachford.


The opening ceremony was held at the VIP Room of the Hasely Crawford Stadium in the presence of Nelson Ramirez, director of the FIVB Regional Development Volleyball Center in the Dominican Republic, which is coordinating the seminar.


Ramirez highlighted the importance of celebrating courses and seminars out of the development center to give more opportunities of participation to the regional coaches through the scholarships program sponsored by NORCECA Confederation.


Mushtaque Mohamed, President of CAZOVA and NORCECA Development Commission, emphasized the importance of VIS information as a tool for the media.


“It provides information so that the journalists can us for their stories with statistics that will give the reader a vivid view of the game,” Mohamed said.


He encouraged the participants to promote the use of VIS during the national tournaments in their respective countries.


“VIS also can be used by coaches to follow the evolution and technical performance of team and individual performances,” he added.


The ceremony was also attended by Daymian Steward, president of Trinidad & Tobago Volleyball Federation, Yohanna Mota Moreno, vice director of the Development Center, and Bienvenido Mateo, member of the VIS Commission.