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 54)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Coaching information
Previous teams coached
Years Teams
1993–1999
2001–2002
2002–2006
2006–2009
2009–2010
2011–2012
2011–2012
2012–2013
2013–
 Argentina
Italy Gioia del Volley
Argentina Orígenes Bolívar
Poland PGE Skra Bełchatów
 Poland
 Finland
Turkey Fenerbahçe Grundig
Poland ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle
Turkey Fenerbahçe Grundig
Career
Years Teams

1976–1982
1982–1983
1983–1984
1984–1985
1985–1986
1986–1987
1987–1988
1988–1991
1991–1993
Argentina GEBA
Argentina Obras Sanitarias
Brazil Minas Tênis Clube
Italy Pallavolo Chieti
Brazil Bradesco San Paulo
Italy Pallavolo Falconara
Argentina Voleibol San Nicolás
Italy Zinella Volley Bologna
Italy Antonveneta Padova
Italy Volley Prato
National team
1976–1988  Argentina
Last updated: February 9, 2015

Daniel Jorge Castellani (born March 21, 1961 in Buenos Aires) is a former Argentine volleyball player and coach, 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.

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]

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