Futura Volley Busto Arsizio
Le Farfalle (The Butterflies)
|Ground||PalaYamamay, Busto Arsizio, Italy
|League||FIPAV women's Serie A1|
|Website||Yamamay Busto Arsizio Club home page|
Futura Volley Busto Arsizio is a women's volleyball club based in Busto Arsizio, in the province of Varese, Italy. The team currently plays in Serie A1, the Italian women's volleyball top league. The team is sponsored by Yamamay, an Italian company that produces undergarment and swimsuits.
The team currently plays at the PalaYamamay, an indoor arena owned by the municipality of Busto Arsizio. The town volleyball team has an exclusive right to use the arena, upon payment of a rental fee.
Supporters and rivalries
The main group of supporters of the Yamamay Busto Arsizio is called "Amici delle Farfalle" (AdF) (Friends of the butterflies).
The main rivalry is with GSO Villa Cortese, a team based in Villa Cortese, in the Province of Milan, because the two cities are neighbors and because they belong to two different provinces. The matches between the two teams are referred as "Derby dell'Altomilanese" (Derby of the Alto Milanese). The "Alto Milanese" is a geographical area between the provinces of Milan, Varese and part of the province of Como.
2014-2015 season roster
|Shirt no.||Nat.||Player||Birth Date||Height||Position|
|1||Russia||Ekaterina Lyubushkina||January 2, 1990||1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)||Middle blocker|
|2||Italy||Alice Degradi||April 10, 1996||1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)||Outside hitter|
|3||Italy||Valentina Rania||March 24, 1985||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)||Outside hitter|
|5||United Kingdom||Ciara Michel||July 2, 1985||1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)||Middle blocker|
|6||Italy||Giulia Leonardi||December 1, 1987||1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)||Libero|
|7||Italy||Francesca Marcon||July 9, 1983||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)||Outside hitter|
|8||United States||Rebecca Perry||December 29, 1988||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)||Outside hitter|
|9||Belgium||Freya Aelbrecht||February 10, 1990||1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)||Middle blocker|
|12||Italy||Letizia Camera||October 1, 1992||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Setter|
|13||Italy||Valentina Diouf||January 10, 1993||2.02 m (6 ft 8 in)||Opposite|
|14||Poland||Joanna Wołosz||April 7, 1990||1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)||Setter|
|16||Czech Republic||Helena Havelková||July 26, 1988||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)||Outside hitter|
|17||Italy||Giulia Pisani||June 4, 1992||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)||Middle blocker|
Current coaching staff
|Italy||Carlo Parisi||March 8, 1960||Head coach|
|Argentina||Mariela Codaro||April 9, 1962||Vice coach|
|Italy||Marco Musso||September 1, 1986||Coach assistant|
|Italy||Omar Beltran||December 19, 1962||Mental coach|
|Italy||Ezio Bramard||September 16, 1962||Athletic trainer|
- year 2011-2012
- years 2009-2010; 2011-2012
- "Yamamay Busto Arsizio". Retrieved 3 April 2015.
- (Italian) Yamamay Busto Arsizio Official web site