FIVB Development Centres

The Development Centre opened in 1988 and is directed since its opening by Mr. Abdoulaye Baba SY who is also the President of the National Federation of Senegal.

The three major goals of the Development Centre are:

- to intensify the International Cooperation.

- to improve the technical level and administrative tools of the National Federations concerned by the Development Centre.

- to organise courses, seminars and symposium for Coaches, Referees and all Volleyball Actors in order to improve the level of Volleyball.

The Development Centre works in close collaboration with the National Federations of the following countries: Mali, Guinea, Niger, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Chad, Cameroon, Centrafrica, Congo, Congo DR, Togo, Benin  Rwanda, Gabon, Comoros, Burundi, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Gambia, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Mauritania, Algeria, Morocco and Egypt.

Therefore, teaching material and information are available in French, English, Portuguese and Arabic.

Since its opening the Development Centre has hosted over 30 courses, seminars and symposium and welcomed more than 580 people. Take a closer look at the impressive figures of the Development Centre.

No doubt that the Development Centre of Senegal has played a key role in the implementation and development of Volleyball and Beach Volleyball on the African continent. The tremendous work of Mr. Abdoulaye Baba SY is also to be thanked therefore.


Contact information Staff
Mail address
Stade Leopold Sedar Senghor
B.P. 1174

+22 (1) 33 827 76 68

+22 (1) 33 827 76 68



Mr. Mbaye DEME

M. Lamine BA


Click here to see the courses offered at this Development Centre in 2006.