SEMINAR FOR SETTERS BEGINS IN ANTIGUATuesday 9th October 2012
Seated L—R: ABVA President—Wilbur Harrigan, Minister of Sports—Sen. Winston Williams, Instructor—Yohana Mora, President NOC—Paul Chet Greene, Instructor - Tony Westman, ABVA Vice-President—Harris Lewis. Background: Participants from the Caribbean.
An international seminar for volleyball setters began in Antigua on Sunday October 7th with a total of 27 participants from the Caribbean in the conference room at the Antigua Recreation Grounds. This is the first time a International Volleyball Course is being held in Antigua.
The seminar is under the direction of FIVB Instructor Tony Westman of Sweden and forms part of the development programme sponsored by NORCECA Confederation through the Regional Development Centre in Dominican Republic.
The opening ceremony of the event was attended by Chet Greene, president of the Olympic Committee of Antigua and Barbuda, and Winston Williams, Minister of Sports. Wilbur Harrigan, the president of the Volleyball National Federation, was also present in the company of Yoana Mota, vice director of the Regional Development Centre.
The NORCECA Confederation is financially supporting the participation of 18 persons as part of the development plan for the next four years.
The participants, who come from countries of CAZOVA and ECVA zones, are from Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, French Saint Martin, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, St Eustatius, St Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and Grenadines, Suriname and Trinidad & Tobago.
Course continues at the YMCA Volleyball gym from October 7—10, 2012.
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