Sebastian Świderski

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Sebastian Świderski
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Sebastan Świderski during the match ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle vs Lotos Trefl Gdańsk as a coach of club from Kędzierzyn-Koźle in PlusLiga on October 14, 2012.
Personal information
Full name Sebastian Krzysztof Świderski
Nickname Świder
Nationality Polish
Born (1977-06-26) June 26, 1977 (age 40)
Skwierzyna, Poland
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 87 kg (192 lb)
Spike 355 cm (140 in)
Block 327 cm (129 in)
Coaching information
Previous teams coached
Years Teams
Fart Kielce
ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle (II)
ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle
Volleyball information
Position Outside hitter
Number 13
Years Teams

Znicz Gorzów Wielkopolski
Stilon Gorzów Wielkopolski
Mostostal Kędzierzyn-Koźle
Perugia Volley
Lube Banca Macerata
ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle
National team
1996–2011  Poland (322)
Last updated: 1 January 2017

Sebastian Krzysztof Świderski (born 26 June 1977) is a former Polish volleyball player, a member of Poland men's national volleyball team in 1996-2011, a participant of the Olympic Games (Athens 2004, Beijing 2008), a silver medalist of the World Championship 2006, three-time Polish Champion (2001, 2002, 2003), chairman of ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle since 2015.

Career as player[edit]


As a player of Perugia Volley after match in Piacenza in 2006.
Sebastian Świderski during an official ceremony on the end of his career.

Świderski's first club as a player was Znicz Gorzów Wielkopolski. Then he played for Stilon Gorzów Wielkopolski, with whom he won bronze and silver medals in the Polish Championship and Polish Cup in 1997. In 2000, he started playing for Mostostal SA Kędzierzyn-Koźle. With the club from Kędzierzyn-Koźle, Świderski won the Polish Cup twice (in 2001, 2002) and three titles of Polish Champion in 2001, 2002, 2003. During the 2002/2003 season, the club won the bronze medal in the CEV Champions League. He moved to Italian Serie A in 2003, where he played four seasons in Perugia Volley and three seasons in Lube Banca Macerata. He played in shirt number 16 in order to honor the memory of the player Arkadiusz Gołaś, who died on his way to the club from Macerata. With the club from Perugia, Świderski won a silver medal at the Italian Championship in season 2004/2005. Whilst playing for Lube Banca Macerata, he won two Italian Cups (2008, 2009), Italian SuperCup 2008 and a bronze medal in the Italian Championship 2008/2009. He ended his sporting career after his final two seasons in PlusLiga playing for ZAKSA. In 2011, he gained a silver medal in the CEV Cup[1] and the Polish Championship.

National team[edit]

Świderski made his international debut for Poland in December 1997 against Israel, losing 3-1. He has since participated in the Olympic Games at both Athens in 2004 and Beijing in 2008 for Poland, finishing 5th both times. He is a silver medalist of World Championship 2006. He ended his career during an official ceremony after match of national team in 2012 in Katowice.

Career as coach[edit]

In 2012, Świderski made his debut as a coach; he was appointed to work in this role for a PlusLiga club, Fart Kielce.[2] In next season he worked as an assistant in ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle, where a first coach was Daniel Castellani. Since 2013, he has been first coach ZAKSA.[3] The first trophy which he won as a coach was the Polish Cup in 2014.[4]


After two successful seasons as head coach of ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle he was announced the sports director of the club in 2015. After few months he replaced the previous chairman of the club, Mirosław Ptasiński. Świderski was chosen the chairman of ZAKSA in October 2015.[5]

Sporting achievements[edit]


CEV Champions League[edit]

CEV Cup[edit]

National championships[edit]

National team[edit]


State awards[edit]


  1. ^ CEV Cup Results - - 12-03-2011
  2. ^ Sebastian Świderski trenerem Farta Kielce - - 14-03-2012
  3. ^ PlusLiga: Sebastian Świderski nowym trenerem ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle - - 26-04-2013
  4. ^ Pierwszy triumf trenera Świderskiego - - 18-04-2014

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Preceded by
Brazil Dante Amaral
Best Spiker of
Olympic Games

Beijing 2008
Succeeded by
Russia Maxim Mikhaylov