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Championship-Caliber Experience

Volleyball is the fastest growing sport in the United States, and we believe American fans will be blown away by the level of play that is possible when you bring elite players together with world-class coaches.

Massimo Barbolini

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Massimo Barbolini

One of the winningest coaches in international volleyball, Massimo's career includes two World Cup and two European Championship titles from his time leading the Italian National team, to four European Champions League and 20 individual club competition titles from his time leading top club teams, including Parmalat Matera, Sirio Perugia, Pomi Casalmaggiore, Savino del Bene Scandicci, Igor Novara and Gierre Roma. Massimo is the head coach of LOVB Houston.

Marco  Bonitta

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Marco Bonitta

Marco brings 34 years of experience to us and is the current coach of the Slovenian National team. He is the first coach to lead the Italian Women’s National team to win the World Championship (2002), and has coached in Poland and Italy as well as leading the Polish Women’s National team from 2006-2008. He has coached professional clubs since 1996 in Italy and Poland, with winning gold at the Champions League, Italian Cup and Italian Supercup. Marco is the head coach of LOVB Austin.

Paulo Coco

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Paulo Coco

Paulo has been the Brazilian National team’s assistant coach since 2003, winning gold at the Beijing and London Olympics, as well as silver in Tokyo. He has also won silver with Brazil at three World Championships. As a professional club coach, Paulo has won the South American Club Championship twice as well as five gold medals in the Brazilian Superliga and the 2023/24 Brazilian Cup. Paulo is the head coach of LOVB Atlanta.

Suzie Fritz

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Suzie Fritz

An NCAA veteran with a storied career, Suzie was most recently the associate head coach at Arkansas after 25 years as head coach of Kansas State. In her nearly 30 years as a volleyball coach, she led nationally-ranked teams to 18 NCAA tournament appearances, with her players including 16 All-America selections, 26 All-Region selections, and 56 All-Big 12 selections. Suzie is the head coach of LOVB Omaha.

Matt Fuerbringer

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Matt Fuerbringer

A champion coach and player, Matt has found success at both the collegiate and professional levels. Most recently, he’s served as a member of the U.S. Men’s National Team staff, where he helped coach the team to a bronze medal at the 2016 Olympic Games and gold at the 2014 FIVB World League and the 2015 FIVB World Cup. He also was associate head coach for the Long Beach State women’s volleyball team for five years. Matt is the head coach of LOVB Madison.

Tama Miyashiro

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Tama Miyashiro

A world-class player and championship-winning coach, Tama has made her mark at both the international and national levels. As an assistant coach, she found success at Allianz Stuttgart in German Bundesliga, where they won the first-ever Bundesliga title, and with the US Women’s National team, where they won three FIVB VNL titles and Olympic Gold at the 2020 Games. Tama is the head coach of LOVB Salt Lake.

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