Cayman celebrates the first coaching course of 2017

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, March 6, 2017 - The FIVB and the Cayman Islands Volleyball Federation (CIVF) organized a Level I FIVB Coaches Course from March 1 to 5 at the Lion's Centre on Grand Cayman.

Monday 06 de March del 2017 00:00 AM

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, March 6, 2017 - The FIVB and the Cayman Islands Volleyball Federation (CIVF) organized a Level I FIVB Coaches Course from March 1 to 5 at the Lion's Centre on Grand Cayman.

The course catered to 14 participants all living in the Cayman Islands, with nationalities ranging from Caymanian, Jamaican, Barbadian, American and Canadian.

The focus of the 5-day course was the theoretical and practical instruction on how to play the game of volleyball.

 CIVF President, Kennedy McGowan, CIVF Technical Director, Kevin Solomon, and FIVB Course Director, Juan M Cartagena of Puerto Rico, were all present at the opening ceremony.

 "We welcome you and thank you for your presence at this important course." President McGowan said to the participants.

"It is with great pride that for the first time, an FIVB coaching course is being held in the Cayman Islands; it demonstrates the CIVF's willingness to invest its resources in the development of volleyball on the island. We also greatly appreciate the sacrifice of time that you the participants are investing in this course as well," McGowan noted.

FIVB Course Director Cartagena said, "I admire countries that seek to continually improve and search for new training opportunities to keep growing the sport of volleyball. This is what Cayman is showing us, and I hope that all this new information and knowledge will be useful and important for all participants."

 Coach Cartagena mentioned that this course was the first Level 1 coaching course facilitated by the FIVB for this year.

Cartagena further noted, "The coach is a very important part of the development and growth of volleyball, and I hope that you would share your knowledge and skills with other coaches as well."

In concluding the closing ceremony, Course Director Cartagena thanked the FIVB, NORCECA and the NORCECA Development Center for all their support in making the course a reality.

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