JT Thunders

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JT Thunders
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Club Name JTサンダーズ
Arena
Nekota Kinen Taiikukan
Hiroshima city, Hiroshima, Japan.
Manager Japan Junichi Kuriuzawa
Head Coach Montenegro Veselin Vuković
League V.Premier League
Position 2013-14 Runner-up
Team Colors Green
Website JTI

JT Thunders is a men's volleyball team based in Hiroshima city, Hiroshima, Japan. It plays in V.Premier League. The owner of the club is Japan Tobacco.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1931 as a club of Hiroshima Senbai-kyoku (formerly JT Hiroshima) of the Ministry of Finance Japan.

Honours[edit]

Japan Volleyball League/V.League/V.Premier League
  • Champion (0):
  • Runners-up (7): 1973, 1978, 1996-97, 2000-01, 2002-03, 2003-04 and 2013-14
Kurowashiki All Japan Volleyball Tournament
  • Champions (2): 2001 and 2004
  • Runners-up (5): 1969, 1977, 1978, 2010 and 2014
Emperor's Cup
  • Champion (1): 2007
  • Runner-up (1): 2009

League Results[edit]

League Position Teams Matches Win Lose
V.League 1st (1994-95) 5th 8 21 10 11
2nd (1995-96) 3rd 8 21 13 8
3rd (1996-97) Runner-up 8 21 14 7
4th (1997-98) 8th 8 21 3 18
5th (1998-99) 7th 10 18 6 12
6th (1999-00) 5th 10 18 10 8
7th (2000-01) Runner-up 10 18 13 5
8th (2001-02) 5th 10 18 11 7
9th (2002-03) Runner-up 8 21 15 6
10th (2003-04) Runner-up 8 21 13 8
11th (2004-05) 3rd 8 28 17 11
12th (2005-06) 4th 8 28 16 12
V・Premier 2006-07 5th 8 28 14 14
2007-08 6th 8 28 12 16
2008-09 5th 8 28 14 14
2009-10 6th 8 28 14 14
2010-11 5th 8 24 12 12
2011-12 7th 8 21 7 14
2012-13 6th 8 28 9 19
2013-14 Runner-up 8 28 18 10