Raúl Lozano

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Raúl Lozano
Raúl Lozano signing contract with Iran 1.jpg
Personal information
Full name Raúl Lucio Lozano
Nationality Argentine
Italian
Spanish
Born (1956-09-03) September 3, 1956 (age 61)
La Plata, Argentina
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Coaching information
Current team China
Previous teams coached
Years Teams
1974–1978
1978–1981
1981–1983
1983–1987
1987–1988
1988–1989
1990–1991
1991–1994
1994–1997
1997–1998
1998–2000
1999–2000
2000–2001
2002–2003
2003–2005
2005–2008
2009–2011
2015–2016
2016–2017
2017–
Estudiantes de La Plata
Esgrima La Plata
Obras Sanitarias
Club Ferro Carril Oeste
Rex Pordenone
Cedisa Salerno
Olio Venturi Spoleto
Misura/Milan Volley
Spain
Lube Banca Macerata
Pallavolo Palermo
Spain
Sisley Treviso
Iraklis Thessaloniki
Lube Banca Macerata
Poland
Germany
Cerrad Czarni Radom
Iran
China
Volleyball information
Position Setter
Last updated: 4 May 2017

Raúl Lucio Lozano (born 3 September 1956) is a former Argentine volleyball player, head coach of China men's national volleyball team.

Raúl Lozano and President of Radom Radosław Witkowski.

Career as coach[edit]

Lozano with Volley Milano winner two gold medal in FIVB Club World Championship. He directed the national teams of Spain in 1994-1997 and 1999-2000, 2000-2001 Volley Treviso and Germany in 2008-2011. He won two European Cups (with Milan and Palermo, respectively) as well as the Italian National League with Sisley Treviso. He led Spain to a silver medal finish in the World University Games in Japan and a fifth-place finish in the World League and World Cup in 1999. Lozano in 2005-2008 worked with Poland national volleyball team. In 2006 led Poland to silver medal of the World Championship 2006. On December 6, 2006 received a state award granted by the Polish President Lech Kaczyński - Knight's Cross of Polonia Restituta for outstanding contribution to the development of Polish sport, for achievements in training.

In April 2015 he signed a contract with Polish club Cerrad Czarni Radom.[1] After parting ways with the Serbian Slobodan Kovac, the Iranian federation chose Raul Lozano as his replacement. On November 17, 2015 he has been officially named as head coach of the Iran national volleyball team.[2] He led Iran to their first appearance at the Summer Olympics in 2016 Rio. Lozano after one year stayed in Asia, Raul Lozano has signed on as the new head coach of the Chinese national team, which makes him the program’s first-ever foreign head coach.[3]

State awards[edit]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Laura. On February 2, 1996 his wife gave birth to their son Matias, who was born in Barcelona.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Poland Stanisław Gościniak
Head coach of Poland
2005–2008
Succeeded by
Argentina Daniel Castellani