NEC Red Rockets

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NEC Red Rockets
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Founded 1978
Ground Tokyo and
Kawasaki, Kanagawa Japan
Manager
Head Coach
Japan Takumi Iwasaki
Japan Akinori Yamada
League V.Premier League
2014-15 Champion
Website Club home page
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NEC Red Rockets (NECレッドロケッツ NEC Reddo Rokettsu?) is a women's volleyball team based in Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan. It plays in V.Premier League. The owner of the team is NEC.

The club was founded in April 1978 as NEC’s corporate team, participating the same year in the 10th V.Challenge League tournament. The club advanced to membership in the Japan Volleyball League in 1979, securing 3rd place in the league rankings by the end of the season. The club has subsequently been league champions five times, and marked its 200th victory in 2008.

Honours[edit]

Japan Volleyball League/V.League/V.Premier League
  • Champions (6): 1987-1988, 1996-1997, 1999-2000, 2002-2003, 2004-2005, 2014–2015
  • Runners-up (4): 1986-1987, 1995-1996, 1997-1998, 2001-2002
Kurowashiki All Japan Volleyball Championship
  • Champions (2): 1997, 2001
  • Runners-up (7): 1985, 1987, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2011, 2013

League Results[edit]

League Position Teams Matches Win Lose
Japan League 13th (1979–80) 3rd 6 10 7 3
14th (1980–81) 4th 8 14 7 7
15th (1981–82) 5th 8 21 7 14
16th (1982–83) 6th 8 21 7 14
17th (1983–84) 6th 8 21 8 13
18th (1984–85) 3rd 8 21 14 7
19th (1985–86) 3rd 8 21 12 9
20th (1986–87) Runner-up 8 21 17 4
21st (1987–88) Champion 8 14 12 2
22nd (1988–89) 4th 8 17 9 8
23rd (1989–90) 3rd 8 17 13 4
24th (1990–91) 3rd 8 17 9 8
25th (1991–92) 7th 8 14 3 11
26th (1992–93) 4th 8 14 8 6
27th (1993–94) 4th 8 14 9 5
V・League 1st (1994–95) 5th 8 21 11 10
2nd (1995–96) Runner-up 8 21 14 7
3rd (1996–97) Champion 8 21 16 5
4th (1997–98) Runner-up 8 21 18 3
5th (1998–99) 3rd 10 18 13 5
6th (1999-2000) Champion 10 18 18 0
7th (2000–01) 3rd 10 18 17 1
8th (2001–02) Runner-up 9 16 10 6
9th (2002–03) Champion 8 21 17 4
10th (2003–04) 4th 10 18 12 6
11th (2004–05) Champion 10 27 20 7
12th (2005–06) 6th 10 27 13 14
V・Premier 2006-07 5th 10 27 15 12
2007-08 6th 10 27 13 14
2008-09 3rd 10 27 18 9
2009-10 5th 8 28 10 18
2010-11 4th 8 26 15 11
2011-12 8th 8 21 3 18
2012-13 4th 8 28 23 5
2013-14 5th 8 28 12 16
2014-15 Champion 8 21 13 8

Current squad[edit]

As of October 2015 [1]

Former players[edit]