Stéphane Antiga

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Stéphane Antiga
Stephane Antiga - FIVB World Championship European Qualification Women Łódź January 2014.jpg
Personal information
Full name Stéphane Antiga
Nationality French
Born (1976-02-03) February 3, 1976 (age 41)
Suresnes, France
Height 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
Weight 94 kg (207 lb)
Spike 344 cm (135 in)
Block 321 cm (126 in)
Coaching information
Current team Canada
Previous teams coached
Years Teams
Volleyball information
Position Outside hitter
Number 11
Years Teams
Paris Volley
BRE Banca Lannutti Cuneo
Portol Palma de Mallorca
PGE Skra Bełchatów
Delecta Bydgoszcz
PGE Skra Bełchatów
National team
1998–2010  France (306)
Last updated: 28 October 2016

Stéphane Antiga (born 3 February 1976) is a former French volleyball player, a member of France men's national volleyball team in 1998-2010, a participant of the Olympic Games Athens 2004, a bronze medalist of the 2002 World Championship, a silver medalist of the European Championship (2003, 2009) and 2006 World League, seven-time French Champion, five-time Polish Champion (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014), double Spanish Champion, head coach of Canada men's national volleyball team.

Personal life[edit]

Antiga was born in Suresnes, Hauts-de-Seine, France. He has a wife Stephanie.[1] They have two children - a son Timote and a daughter Manoline.

As the PGE Skra Bełchatów player in season 2009/2010.
Stéphane Antiga during the World Championship 2014 on September 6, 2014.

Career as player[edit]


In his career he has played for the teams of Paris UC (France), Paris Volley, Bre Banca Lannutti Cuneo, Portol Palma de Mallorca, Skra Bełchatów and Delecta Bydgoszcz. In April 2013, he signed a contract to return to PGE Skra Bełchatów. After winning gold medal of Polish Championship 2014 with club from Bełchatów he ended his career as a player.

National team[edit]

He is silver medalist of European Championship from Germany 2003 and Turkey 2009, bronze medalist of World Championship 2002. Antiga played 306 games with the French national team and was previously captain of the team.

Career as coach[edit]

On October 24, 2013, it was announced that Antiga had been appointed as the new Head Coach of the Poland men's national volleyball team in a three-year contract, replacing Andrea Anastasi.[2] His deputy will be Philippe Blain. Antiga was a player of PGE Skra Bełchatów until the end of the 2013/2014 season. On September 21, 2014 won his first medal as a coach - Poland won a title of World Champion 2014.[3][4][5] On October 27, 2014 received a state award granted by the Polish President Bronisław Komorowski - Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland for outstanding contribution to the development of Polish sport, for achievements in training.[6] On December 10, 2014 Antiga and Blain were honored by the Ambassador of France in Poland medals Officers Ordre du Mérite sportif.[7] Historic result at World Championship brought the team their next title of the Best Team of 2014 in 80th Plebiscyt Przeglądu Sportowego 2014 in Poland.[8] Head coach Antiga was awarded a title of the Coach of the year 2014 ex-aequo with Łukasz Kruczek.[9] Antiga the 2017 year with 4-year deal named new Head coach Canada men's national volleyball team[10]

Sporting achievements[edit]


CEV Champions League[edit]

FIVB Club World Championship[edit]

National championships[edit]

National team[edit]


State awards[edit]


External links[edit]

Preceded by
Russia Pavel Abramov
Best Receiver of
CEV European Championship

Succeeded by
Serbia Nikola Kovačević
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Italy Andrea Anastasi
Head coach of Poland
Succeeded by
Italy Ferdinando De Giorgi