1st ASSCAT SUC President Volleyball Summer Clinic and Tournament

The Sports Coordinator presented his plan for a Sports Extension Program to Dr. Juarlito V. Garcines in April 2018. SUC President Dr. Garcines did not hesitate to indorse the said proposal to the Joint Academic and Administrative Council Meeting.

On April 13, 2018, the Sports Coordinator presented a power point of his proposal to the joint council, after constructive scrutiny, the joint council members approved the conduct of the Sports Extension Program and its launching with the 1st ASSCAT SUC President Volleyball Summer Clinic and Tournament which was originally scheduled on May 21-25, 2018.

On April 16, 2018, the Sports Coordinator presented an updated activity design with the inputs from the VPA, Dr. Joy Capistrano, on budgetary requirements and the inclusion of the Gender And Development and Health and Wellness Offices as part of the steering committee, while the Sports Coordinator rescheduled the tournament date from May 25th to May 24th.

After all updates, Dr. Garcines approved the organizing of the said activity.

Several meetings were conducted together with the partners: Premier Volleyball Trento Association (PVTA) and UPS VeTreBunS. The latter partner donated Php. 2,000.00 for the prize and the former volunteered to train the participants in the Volleyball Summer Clinic and to referee the Volleyball Tournament. While JCI Surigao Inc. headed by their LO President JCI Mem. Darryl M. Laurente and at the same time owner of Eduhome Mindanao Branches donated Php. 3,000.00 for the prize.

On May 21, 2018, the opening program was held at its new venue in the RDE Function Hall. The PVTA, PNP 1303rd and ASSCAT signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) at the said program. Then, the trainers in the person of Mr. Orpheus Cubillas and Mr. Renee Jay Barrios started the inputs on FIVA Rules. At the afternoon, Mr. Barrios trained more than 50 participants on Proper Ball Handling and Receiving at the LGU Bunawan Gymnasium.

On May 22, 2018, the training continued at the LGU Bunawan Gymnasium with the help of Administrator Joel Tortor, an active member of UPS VeTreBunS. Mr. Cubillas and Mr. Barrios trained together the active participants from Trento NHS, Bunawan NHS, ASSCAT Student Varsity and Faculty, and PVTA Members.

On May 23, 2018, the training transferred at the fa├žade of the ASSCAT Sports and Socio-cultural Center to encourage all the SK Officials who were attending the SK Mandatory Training to watch the tournament on May 24, 2018.

On May 24, 2018, the tournament went on. The Surigao Volleyball Team won 2 games and lost to ASSCAT Student Varsity. ASSCAT Fighters got 2nd Place, PVTA Young Ones 1st Place while the PVTA Gorgeous Team championed the 1st ASSCAT SUC President Volleyball Tournament.