Pioneer Red Wings

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Pioneer Red Wings
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Club Name パイオニアレッドウィングス
Arena Tendo city, Yamagata & Kawagoe city, Saitama Japan.
Manager Mitsuo Shimazu
Head Coach Tsutomu Tozawa
League
Position 2013-14 8th place (V.Premier League)
Team Colors Red
Website pioneer.co.jp
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Pioneer Red Wings was a women's volleyball team based in Tendo city, Yamagata, Japan. It played in V.Premier League. The club was founded in 1979. The owner of the team is Tohoku Pioneer

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1979 as Tohoku Pioneer volleyball team. They joined the Regional League in 1985 and were promoted to the Inter-Company League in 1997. They were promoted to the V.League in 2000. In 2003/2004 season, they won the first V.league title.

On 6 April 2014 Red Wings were beaten by Denso Airybees in the V.Challenge match,[1] so will demote to V.Challenge league next season.

On 23 May 2014 Tohoku Pioneer announced that Red Wings stop the activity in September 2014.[2]

Honours[edit]

Japan Volleyball League/V.League/V.Premier League
  • Champions (2): 2003-2004 and 2005-2006
  • Runner-up (1): 2004-2005
Kurowashiki All Japan Volleyball Tournament
  • Champions (2): 2003 and 2005

Empress's Cup

  • Runner-up (1): 2008

League Results[edit]

League Position Teams Matches Win Lose
V.League 7th (2000–01) 7th 10 18 8 10
8th (2001–02) 3rd 9 16 11 5
9th (2002–03) 5th 8 21 11 10
10th (2003–04) Champion 10 18 14 4
11th (2004–05) Runner-up 10 27 22 5
12th (2005–06) Champion 10 27 21 6
V・Premier 2006-07 3rd 10 27 18 9
2007-08 5th 10 27 14 13
2008-09 6th 10 27 13 14
2009-10 8th 8 28 3 25
2010-11 7th 8 26 9 17
2011-12 6th 8 21 7 14
2012-13 8th 8 28 5 23
2013-14 8th 8 28 3 25

Current Squad[edit]

As of April 2014[3]

Retired Players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Japan Volleyballleague Organization. "2013/14V・チャレンジマッチ(入替戦) 試合結果のお知らせ". Retrieved 2014-04-07. 
  2. ^ Tohoku Pioneer. "女子バレーボール部「パイオニアレッドウィングス」の廃部について". Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  3. ^ V.League(Japan). チーム登録選手 (in Japanese). Retrieved 2013-11-28. 

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