Cheonan Hyundai Capital Skywalkers

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Cheonan Hyundai Capital Skywalkers
천안 현대캐피탈 스카이워커스
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Full name Cheonan Hyundai Capital Skywalkers Volleyball Club
천안 현대캐피탈 스카이워커스 배구단
Short name Hyundai Capital
Nickname Sky Walkers
Founded 1983
Ground Yu Gwan-sun Gymnasium
Cheonan, Chungcheongnam-do, Republic of Korea
(Capacity: 5,482)
Owner South Korea Hyundai Capital
Chairman South Korea Jung Tae-young
Manager South Korea Choi Tae-woong
League South Korea V-League
2014-15 5th
Website Club home page
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Cheonan Hyundai Capital Skywalkers is a Korean professional volleyball team founded in 1983 and changed to a professional team in 2005. They are based in Cheonan and are members of the Korea Volleyball Federation (KOVO). Their home stadium is Yu Gwan-Sun Gymnasium in Cheonan. Sean Rooney of United States men's national volleyball team, who had got the gold medal at Beijing Olympic 2008, once was a member of this team for two years. They have won the Championship twice, in the 2006 and 2007 season.

History[edit]

In 1983, the team were established as Hyundai Motor Service Men's Volleyball Team. They had won the winter league five times, and tens of another amateur leagues, before the professional series started in 2005.

In 2002, They were refounded as Hyundai Capital Men's Volleyball team, but they had to stay the second place because Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Volleyball team row over so that had won the winter league for straight nine years. But after foundation of the professional league, they won the series in 2005. And finally, Sean Rooney joined them, and contributed to their championships in 2006 and 2007.

In 2008, they signed former Penn State player Matt Anderson and made him one of the first players to forgo his senior year in the NCAA to go pro.

Honours[edit]

V-League

  • Champions (2) : 2005–06, 2006–07
  • Runners-up (5) : 2005, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2013–14

KOVO Cup

  • Winners (4) : 2006, 2008, 2010, 2013
  • Runners-up (1) : 2009

Season-by-season records[edit]

Cheonan Hyundai Capital Skywalkers
League Season Rank Postseason Games Wins Loss Points
V-League 2005 2 Runner-up 20 18 2 38
2005–06 1 Winner 35 31 4 31
2006–07 1 Winner 30 24 6 24
2007–08 2 Runner-up 35 24 11 24
2008–09 2 Runner-up 35 28 7 28
2009–10 2 Runner-up 36 26 10 -
2010–11 3 Playoff 30 22 8 -
2011–12 3 Playoff 36 22 14 70
2012–13 3 Playoff 30 18 12 52
2013–14 2 Runner-up 30 21 9 61
2014–15 5 Did not qualify 36 15 21 52

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 15 December 2014[1]
Current Squad
Nat Number Position Name
South Korea 12 Left Kang Seon-gu
South Korea 14 Left Kim Jae-hun
South Korea 15 Left Moon Sung-min
South Korea 9 Left Park Ju-hyeong
South Korea 1 Left Lim Dong-kyu
France 7 Right Kevin Le Roux
South Korea 20 Centre So In-seom
South Korea 10 Centre Yun Bong-woo
South Korea 17 Centre Cho Keun-ho
South Korea 13 Centre Jin Seong-tae
South Korea 11 Centre Choi Min-ho
South Korea 3 Setter Kwon Yeong-min
South Korea 2 Setter Lee Keon-ho
South Korea 4 Setter Lee Seung-won
South Korea 6 Setter Choi Tae-woong
South Korea 16 Libero Park Jeong-yeong
South Korea 19 Libero Sin Dong-gwon
South Korea 5 Libero Yeo Woo-hyeon
South Korea 18 Libero Jeong-seong-min

Notable players[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]

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