Tijuana and Mexicali, Mexico, September 9, 2015 - A Volleyball
Information System workshop have taken place in both cities as
the FIVB Men’s U21 World Championship nears in the Baja
Members of the North, Central American and Caribbean Volleyball
Confederation (Norceca) have coordinated the theoretical and
practical sessions at the FIVB Regional Development Centre in
Tijuana as well as at the Ciudad Deportiva (Sports City) in
Many of the volunteers who have attended to these workshops are
local high school students as well as athletes who compete as
part of the State Sponsored Sports Talent Program.
Volleyball and even other sports prospects have shown interest
in the art of describing and computing every play during a
match. The volunteers take part with the use of the FIVB
official software tools and also learn how to fill out the data
Some of the volleyball players who are for now part of the VIS
team have played at Age Group Pan American Cups as well as Age
Group World Championships like Marla Renee Arreola, who is the
Libero of the National Mexican U18 squad.
Some other players like Daniela de la Torre, Natalia Escoto and
Veronica Gomez, who have also been called up for National Age
Group Team concentrations live this experience as the Men’s U21
The sessions in have been directed by Lorenzo Martinez, in
Tijuana, while in Mexicali Esteban Hernández and Julissa Chavez
are in charge of preparing the groups just before the official
practical clinics that are scheduled the day before the
beginning of the tournament.
Martinez and Hernandez have served for the Norceca Confederation
VIS Commission while Chavez who began as a VIS Volunteer almost
seven years ago, has also contributed as a trainer for
international events, such as the Central American and Caribbean
Games in Veracruz, Mexico, in 2014.