Name: Fabby Obregon
Hometown: Venezuela – Flemington, New Jersey
Current Team: 14 White
Previous Team: 13 Red
Current CJVA position: Assistant Coach
I’m a venezuelan journalist, graduated in 1998. As a Journalist, I covered the Venezuela Volleyball team in the “Pan American Games” in Winnipeg- Canada, 1999, “Olympic Games” in Sydney, Australia in 2000 and the Men “World Volleyball League” in Russia and Poland, in 2001.
I played volleyball since third grade until College. I played for my school, my district and also my state. I represented my country in a Mini International Club competition in 1989 in Puerto Rico. I started in CJVA as assistant Coach in fall of 2016. Then, the season of 2016-2017, I also worked as assistant coach of Pink Team. From 2018-2020 I worked as a Coach of 13 Pink Team and also 13 Red.
How would you describe your coaching style?
I’m a very enthusiastic coach. I love to connect with the passion about volleyball with each player.
What is your favorite characteristic in a player?
I love when the player can “die-dive” playing volleyball that she/he can play 24/7 and always is enjoying it
Who are the people that have influenced you most as a coach?
My coach for life in Venezuela, Julio Lameda. I’m still in contact with him. He was my coach for many years and taught me a lot of things that you cannot learn in a classroom but you can learn in a team, in a court, playing volleyball.
What do you enjoy doing when you’re not in coaching mode?
Get away with my family and my puppy “Pana”
What’s your favorite thing about volleyball?
Be part of the development of the players, years by years. Enjoy playing and teaching them all the special things that you can experiment being a volleyball player and share the passion of my favorite “Volleyball” with my daughter Becky.