Athletes World Foundation met with FIVB Marketing Director Guido Betti to commence discussions of a proposed collaboration. Volleyball is one of the worlds most widely recognised and played sports and clear identification has been made that Dual Career Pathways for athletes is grossly under addressed.
Lausanne Switzerland, Tuesday September 17th – Federation Internationale Volleyball (FIVB)
Ash Smith, AWF Vice President expressed the enthusiasm of the meetings positive outcome. “FIVB proudly possess’ one of the most prestigious Federation headquarters in the world. Meeting today on Lake Geneva was an honour and proved very productive. We thank Guido for his time and look forward to developing this relationship. FIVB and member National Federations can benefit greatly from our program and we were pleased that FIVB identified this immediately.”
Proposed operational plans, and draft a MOU for a proposed strategic alliance will now be issued. AWF look forward to revisiting FIVB towards the end of 2013, with the vision of implementing the AWF INSPIRE Program for 2014.