Geoffrey Goede

Nòmber                 : Geoffrey Alan Goede

Fecha Nasementu    : 7 aprel 1941

Lugá                     : Kòrsou

Deporte                 : Vòlibòl

Deportista/Árbitro/Dirigente

A drenta salon di fama na 1997

Geoffrey tin un trayektoria largu den Vòlibòl i ta envolví den práktikamente tur loke a pasa den vòli for di komienso di e deporte aki.

Geoffrey tabata interesá den tur aspekto di Vòli i a destaká tambe den tur, pues tantu komo hungadó di Selekshon, Árbitro Internashonal, Entrenadó i Dirigente Atministrativo lokal i Internashonal. Geoffrey a inisiá su karera den Lucky Masters ku 16 aña na 1957. El a forma parti di selekshon for di 1959 te ku 1972 i a partisipá na práktikamente tur torneo- i kampionatonan Internashonal durante di e periodo aki. Komo hungadó el a partisipá na Weganan Sentro Amerikano i di Karibe na añanan 1966 i 1970. Komo Árbitro Geoffrey a logra su diploma na 1961 i na 1973 a slag pa “Kandidato Árbitro Internashonal” na Bucaramanga-Colombia.
Na 1976 Geoffrey ta bira e promé Árbitro Internashonal di Kòrsou i di Antia Hulandes .

Geoffrey ta e úniko Árbitro di Kòrsou ku a “flùit” na Weganan Bolivariano na Barquisimento-Venezuela na 1981. Komo Árbitro Internashonal Geoffrey a partisipá na kampionato di NORCECA na 1977 na Sto. Domingo i na e Weganan Sentro Amerikano i di Karibe na Santiago-Cuba na 1982. Aki e tabatin un aktuashon destaká i a wòrdu apuntá pa “flùit” e wega final maskulino entre Cuba i Mexico. Pa mas ku 20 aña largu Geoffrey a funshoná komo entrenadó di vários klup e.o. Lucky Masters, Electronics, Toyoya, L&M. Olympic (Dama i Kabayero) i a yuda vários ekipo mas den nan preparashon tékniko.
Na 1975 Geoffrey ta haña su diploma di “Kantidaat Oefenmeester” na Ulanda.

Geoffrey a funshoná komo lider di vários kurso pa entrenadó i árbitro di Vòli na Kòrsou. Komo Dirigente di Vòli Geoffrey tabata Presidente di Lucky Masters pa mas ku 16 aña . Na 3 okashon e tabata miembro di Direktiva di CUVOBO/FEVOKO(Federashon Vòlibòl Kòrsou) ( 1963 – 1964: 1974 – 1976: 1981-1984) di kual e último dos periodonan el a okupá e puesto di Presidente. Di 1981-1983 i di 1998 pa 2002 e tabata den direktiva di NAVOBO (Federashon di Vòli di Antia Hulandes) i na 2001 e tabata den direktiva di CAZOVA (Federashon di Vòlibòl di Karibe).

Geoffrey tabata kofundador di Vòlibòl Hubenil na 1979 i Presidente di Komishon Vòlibòl na 1979 i 1980. Pa vários aña e tabata miembro di e komishon di Vòlibòl Eskolar. Durante Presidensha di Geoffrey Vòlibòl a konosé su añanan mas eksitoso. Tambe Geoffrey tabata dosente di Kursonan di A.B.O. i bestuurskader. Tambe el a funshoná un periodo korto den Direktiva di Komité Olímpiko di Antia Hulandes i for di 1982 te 1999 e tabata miembro di direktiva di C.S.F. Geoffrey na varios okashon tabata miembro di komishonnan ku tabata traha riba sistemanan pa maneho di deporte di Kòrsou. Huntu ku Frank Mathilda e a traha e base pa Nochi di Premiashon di CSF. Den Vòlibòl e tabata presidente di e komishon Organisadó di selebrashon di e di 8 lustro di FeVoKo i na vários okashon el a presidí komishonnan Vòlibòlistanan.
Pa hopi aña Geoffrey tabata miembro di Stichting Sporttereinen Brievengat (SDK). Geoffrey a bira Miembro di Honor di Federashon Vòlibòl Kòrsou, FEVOKO, na 1995
Na 1997 Geoffrey a ser instalá komo Miembro di Salon di Fama di CSF i na mart 2002 el a ser kondekorá komo Ridder in orde van Oranje Nassau.

Dia 28 di mei 2012 Geoffrey a lansa su website “HISTORIA DI VÒLIBÒL” i opsekiá esaki komo su regalo na Mundu di Vòlibòl i di deporte en general. Geoffrey ta konsiderá esaki e regalo di mas grandi ku e por a duna su deporte favorito VÒLIBÒL.

English Version

Geoffrey has a long trajectory in Volleyball and has been involved in practically everything that has happened in volleyball since the beginning of this sport. Geoffrey was interested in every aspect of Volleyball and excelled in each role, whether as a player for the national team, an international referee, a coach, or a local and international administrative manager. Geoffrey started his career at Lucky Masters at the age of 16 in 1957. He was part of the national team from 1959 to 1972 and participated in almost every international tournament and championship during this period. As a player, he took part in the Central American and Caribbean Games in 1966 and 1970.

Geoffrey obtained his referee diploma in 1961 and achieved the status of “International Referee Candidate” in Bucaramanga, Colombia, in 1973. In 1976, Geoffrey became the first International Referee from Curaçao and the Netherlands Antilles. He holds the distinction of being the only referee from Curaçao who officiated at the Bolivarian Games in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, in 1981. As an International Referee, Geoffrey participated in the NORCECA Championship in 1977 in Santo Domingo and the Central American and Caribbean Games in Santiago, Cuba, in 1982. His notable performance includes refereeing the men’s final between Cuba and Mexico.

For over 20 years, Geoffrey served as a coach for various clubs, including Lucky Masters, Electronics, Toyota, L&M, Olympic (women and men), and assisted several other teams in their technical preparation. In 1975, Geoffrey earned his “Coach Candidate” diploma in the Netherlands.

Geoffrey worked as a leader for various volleyball coach and referee courses in Curaçao. As a Volleyball Administrator, Geoffrey was the President of Lucky Masters for over 16 years. On three occasions, he was a member of the Board of Directors of CUVOBO/FEVOKO (Volleyball Federation Curaçao) (1963-1964, 1974-1976, 1981-1984), holding the position of President in the last two terms. From 1981-1983 and from 1998 to 2002, he was on the board of NAVOBO (Volleyball Federation of the Netherlands Antilles), and in 2001, he served on the board of CAZOVA (Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Association).

Geoffrey co-founded Youth Volleyball in 1979 and was the President of the Volleyball Commission in 1979 and 1980. He was also a member of the School Volleyball Commission for several years. During Geoffrey’s presidency, Volleyball experienced its most successful years. He was also a lecturer for A.B.O. and board management courses. For a brief period, he served on the Board of the Netherlands Antilles Olympic Committee, and from 1982 to 1999, he was a member of the board of C.S.F. Geoffrey, on various occasions, was a member of committees working on systems for the management of sports in Curaçao. Together with Frank Mathilda, he laid the groundwork for the CSF Awards Night. In Volleyball, he was the president of the organizing commission for the celebration of FeVoKo’s 8th lustrum, and on various occasions, he chaired Volleyball committees.

For many years, Geoffrey was a member of the Sports Facilities Brievengat Foundation (SDK). In 1995, Geoffrey became an Honorary Member of the Volleyball Federation Curaçao, FEVOKO. In 1997, he was installed as a Hall of Fame Member of CSF, and in March 2002, he was decorated as a Knight in the Order of Orange Nassau.

On May 28, 2012, Geoffrey launched his website “HISTORY OF VOLLEYBALL” and considered it his gift to the world of Volleyball and sports in general. Geoffrey regarded this as the greatest gift he could give to his favorite sport, VOLLEYBALL.