Opening Ceremony of the Continental Beach Volleyball Referees Course


SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, November 20, 2019 – Sixteen participants from Belize, Canada, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, United States, St. Kitts and the Dominican Republic are registered in the Continental Course for Beach Volleyball Referees that opened on Wednesday at the NORCECA/FIVB Regional Volleyball Development Center in the Dominican Republic.


The course instructors are André Tottier of Canada and Miguel Ramirez of Mexico concludes on Sunday 24 with the presentation of certificates to participants.


The opening ceremony was chaired by Mr. Ramon García President of the Dominican Volleyball Federation, which expressed his pleasure with the celebration of this important course in the Dominican Republic, while Mrs. Indhira Ramirez Director of the Beach Volleyball Department of Confederation NORCECA, on behalf of  president Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, said that NORCECA is very satisfied with the celebration of this instructional activity that benefits the development of beach volleyball in NORCECA while highlighting the participation of 5 women in the course.


Also, Mr. Bernardo Mesa, national technical director of the Ministry of Sports, congratulated the initiative of the Development Center for the successful organization of this course; Like the Director of the course, Andre Trottier said he was very satisfied with the excellent organization of the Development Center of the Dominican Republic.


Also present at the ceremony were Lic. Angel Rivas Vice President of the Dominican Volleyball Federation, José Luis Ramirez, treasurer of the COD, Bienvenido Mateo Official of Statistics of the NORCECA Confederation.