Daniel Castellani

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Daniel Castellani
Daniel Castellani 2010-05-30.jpg
Personal information
Full name Daniel Jorge Castellani
Born (1961-03-21) March 21, 1961 (age 56)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Coaching information
Current team Funvic Taubaté
Previous teams coached
Years Teams
1993–1999
2001–2002
2002–2006
2006–2009
2009–2010
2011–2012
2011–2012
2012–2013
2013–2015
2015
2016–2017
2017–
Argentina
Gioia del Volley
Orígenes Bolívar
PGE Skra Bełchatów
Poland
Finland
Fenerbahçe Grundig
ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle
Fenerbahçe Grundig
Sir Safety Perugia
Noliko Maaseik
Funvic Taubaté
Career
Years Teams

1976–1982
1982–1983
1983–1984
1984–1985
1985–1986
1986–1987
1987–1988
1988–1991
1991–1993
GEBA
Obras Sanitarias
Minas Tênis Clube
Pallavolo Chieti
Bradesco São Paulo
Pallavolo Falconara
Voleibol San Nicolás
Zinella Volley Bologna
Antonveneta Padova
Volley Prato
National team
1976–1988  Argentina
Last updated: 4 May 2017

Daniel Jorge Castellani (born 21 March 1961) is a former Argentine volleyball player, a member of Argentina men's national volleyball team in 1976-1988, bronze medalist of the Olympic Games Seoul 1988, a participant of the Olympic Games Los Angeles 1984, head coach of Brazilian club Funvic Taubaté.

Personal life[edit]

Castellani was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is married to Silvina. They have two children - daughter named Ariana and son Iván, who is also volleyball player and has been playing as opposite spiker in Argentine national team.

Career as coach[edit]

He was the head coach of Polish volleyball team Skra Bełchatów (2006-2009). In 2009-2010 was head coach of the Poland men's national volleyball team. In September 2009 Poland led by Castellani won title of the European Champion 2009 in Izmir, Turkey. He received a state award granted by the Polish President Lech Kaczyński - Officer's Cross of Polonia Restituta for outstanding contribution to the development of Polish sport, for achievements in training.[1] He was dismissed before the end of his contract after an unsatisfactory result in the World Championship 2010 in Italy. In season 2012/2013 worked with Polish club ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle.[2] In May 2015 he went to Italian club Sir Safety Perugia.[3] After one season in Belgian club Noliko Maaseik he moved to Brazilian Funvic Taubaté in May 2017.[4]

Sporting achievements[edit]

State awards[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Argentina Raul Lozano
Head coach of Poland
2009–2010
Succeeded by
Italy Andrea Anastasi