Stéphane Antiga

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Stéphane Antiga
Stephane Antiga - FIVB World Championship European Qualification Women Łódź January 2014.jpg
Personal information
Full name Stéphane Antiga
Nationality French
Born (1976-02-03) February 3, 1976 (age 38)
Suresnes, France
Height 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
Weight 94 kg (207 lb)
Spike 344 cm (135 in)
Block 321 cm (126 in)
Coaching information
Current team  Poland
Previous teams coached
Years Teams
2013–  Poland
Volleyball information
Position Outside hitter
Number 11
Years Teams
France Paris Volley
Italy BRE Banca Lannutti Cuneo
Spain Portol Palma de Mallorca
Poland PGE Skra Bełchatów
Poland Delecta Bydgoszcz
Poland PGE Skra Bełchatów
National team
1998–2010  France (306)
Last updated: October 16, 2014

Stéphane Antiga (born February 3, 1976 in Suresnes, Hauts-de-Seine, France) is a former French volleyball player, a member of French national team in 1998-2010 and coach of Poland men's national volleyball team, a participant of the Olympic Games Athens 2004, a bronze medalist of the World Championship 2002, a silver medalist of the European Championship (2003, 2009) and World League 2006, a seven-time French Champion, a five-time Polish Champion, a double Spanish Champion.

Personal life[edit]

He has a wife. They have two children - a son Timote and a daughter Manoline.

As the PGE Skra Bełchatów player in season 2009/2010.
Stéphane Antiga during the World Championship 2014 on September 6, 2014.

Career as player[edit]


In his career he has played for the teams of Paris UC (France), Paris Volley (France), Bre Banca Cuneo (Italy) Portol Mallorca (Spain), Skra Bełchatów and Delecta Bydgoszcz (both Poland). In April 2013, he signed a contract to return to PGE Skra Bełchatów. After winning gold medal of Polish Championship 2014 with club from Bełchatów he ended his career as a player.

National team[edit]

He is silver medalist of European Championship from Germany 2003 and Turkey 2009, bronze medalist of World Championship 2002. Antiga played 306 games with the French national team and was previously captain of the team.

Career as coach[edit]

On October 24, 2013, it was announced that Antiga had been appointed as the new Head Coach of the Poland men's national volleyball team in a three year contract, replacing Andrea Anastasi.[1] His deputy will be Philippe Blain. Antiga was a player of PGE Skra Bełchatów until the end of the 2013/2014 season. On September 21, 2014 won his first medal as a coach - Poland won a title of World Champion 2014.[2][3][4] On October 27, 2014 received a state award granted by the Polish President Bronisław Komorowski - Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland for outstanding contribution to the development of Polish sport, for achievements in training.[5]

Sporting achievements[edit]


CEV Champions League[edit]

FIVB Club World Championship[edit]

National championships[edit]

National team[edit]

FIVB World Championship[edit]

FIVB World League[edit]

CEV European Championships[edit]


State awards[edit]


External links[edit]

Preceded by
Russia Pavel Abramov
Best Receiver of
CEV European Championship

Succeeded by
Serbia Nikola Kovačević
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Italy Andrea Anastasi
Coach of Polish men's national team
Succeeded by