Volleyball coaches attend Australian fellowship


The Fiji Volleyball federation through the Pacific Volleyball Partnership program will be sending three officials to be part of the Australian Awards Fellowship program supported by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs early next week.
FVF President Elesi Ketedromo was grateful to Australian Volleyball for the opportunity given to undergo further training in community coaching. “Opportunities as such do not come too often and we are appreciative of the selection done, commented Ketedromo.
Ketedromo also commended the work undertaken by the officials in their areas of concentration and such motivational and capacity building outings will do wonders in their respective lives, first and foremost, the sport and the Federation as a whole. It is envisaged that whilst there are there they will be in a situation to learn as much as possible and come back victorious with a lot of knowledge.
Teresia Coa and Basilio Daraqa who are both community coaches who have undergone local training in coaching including first aid and FVF Child protection training were pleased with their selection. Both coaches are also contracted with the Pacific Volleyball partnership program will be based at the South Australia Institute of Sports in Adelaide.
Pacific Volleyball Partnership program coordinator who is also part of this fellowship program will be based at the University College Melbourne and will be part of various training programs including Project Management training.
“The Pacific Sports Partnerships (PSP) is an Australian Government program funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade through the Australian Aid program and managed by the Australian Sports Commission. The Australian Volleyball Federation and Oceania Zonal Volleyball Association are supported through PSP to build the capacity of the Fiji Volleyball Federation to conduct quality sport for development programs.”

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