|Full name||Diatec Trentino|
|League||Italian Volleyball League|
Diatec Trentino is a professional Italian volleyball team based in Trento, in northern Italy. It plays in the Italian Volleyball League without interruption since 2000. It has won four times the Italian Volleyball League, the Italian Cup, the Italian Super Cup, three consecutive times the CEV Champions League and a record four consecutive times the FIVB Men's Club World Volleyball Championship. In the 2010–11 season it won national, continental and world championship. It was the first team in volleyball history to have done that. Trentino is ranked 2nd (as of October 2016) in the Men's European clubs ranking.
Trentino Volley is a Joint stock company, and its president is Diego Mosna. The company has a budget of 4,500,000 euros and about 225 employees. The actions of the company was awarded at continental level with the acknowledgment Testimonial of the Year at the Sport Business Ambitions Awards 2010 and the awarding of the 2010–11 Champions League Final Four, held at PalaOnda, Bolzano.
- CEV Champions League
- CEV Cup
- (x1) 2015
- FIVB Club World Championship
- Italian Championship
- Italian Cup
- Italian SuperCup
Trentino Volley SpA was founded on May 23, 2000; and two days later, it purchased the rights to play in the Serie A1 (Italy's First Division) from Ravenna, that had retired due to financial problems. The club played its first Serie A1 match in Parma on October 15, 2000, against Maxicono Parma, and was defeated 3–0. The first home match of the Trentino Volley was played on October 22, 2000, against Padova, and the home team came out victorious with a result of 3–2.
Players acquired by the team in his first Italian Serie A years included Lorenzo Bernardi and Andrea Sartoretti. In the summer of 2007 Trentino Volley made substantial purchases, as part of a strategy that would focus on a young team with talented players, such as Serbian Nikola Grbić, Bulgarians Vladimir Nikolov and Matey Kaziyski and Italian Emanuele Birarelli. Itas Trentino Diatec ended the following regular season with a first-place finish, and stepped into the finals. On May 7, 2008 Trentino Volley defeated Piacenza 3–0, to win its first national championship title, and gain access to the CEV Champions League 2008–2009.
Trento run undefeated in the pool stages, with a first-place finish in Group E. On April 5, 2009, at the O2 Arena in Prague, Trento defeated Iraklis Thessaloniki 3–1 in the final. In 2009, the team flew to Doha (Qatar), to compete in the FIVB Men's Club World Volleyball Championship. On Sunday November 8, Trentino Betclic won the final, with a score of 3–0 against the Poles of Skra Bełchatów, and became FIVB Club World Champion. In 2010, it won the Italian Cup and then successfully defended its Champions League title with a 3–0 victory (25–12,25–20, 25–21) over Dynamo Moscow.
|2000–2001||Itas Gruppo Diatec Trentino|
|2001–2013||Itas Diatec Trentino|
|2014–2015||Energy T.I. Diatec Trentino|
|Team roster – season 2016/2017|
|No.||Name||Date of birth||Position|
|2||Gabriele Nelli||December 4, 1993||opposite|
|3||Matteo Burgsthaler||February 18, 1981||middle blocker|
|4||Oleg Antonov||July 28, 1988||outside hitter|
|5||Tiziano Mazzone||July 22, 1995||outside hitter|
|6||Alessandro Blasi||March 22, 1992||setter|
|8||Matteo Chiappa||July 6, 1993||libero|
|9||Simone Giannelli||August 9, 1996||setter|
|10||Filippo Lanza||March 3, 1991||outside hitter|
|11||Sebastián Solé||June 12, 1991||middle blocker|
|12||Simon Van De Voorde||December 19, 1989||middle blocker|
|13||Massimo Colaci||February 21, 1985||libero|
|14||Jan Štokr||January 16, 1983||outside hitter|
|17||Tine Urnaut||September 3, 1988||outside hitter|
|18||Daniele Mazzone||June 4, 1992||middle blocker|
|Head coach: Angelo Lorenzetti
Assistant: Dario Simoni
|Team roster – season 2015/2016|
|No.||Name||Date of birth||Position|
|1||Kaziyski, MateyMatey Kaziyski||September 23, 1984||outside hitter|
|2||Nelli, GabrieleGabriele Nelli||December 4, 1993||opposite|
|4||Antonov, OlegOleg Antonov||July 28, 1988||outside hitter|
|6||Bratoev, GeorgiGeorgi Bratoev||October 21, 1987||setter|
|8||De Angelis, CarloCarlo De Angelis||January 10, 1996||libero|
|9||Giannelli, SimoneSimone Giannelli||August 9, 1996||setter|
|10||Lanza, FilippoFilippo Lanza||March 3, 1991||outside hitter|
|11||Solé, SebastianSebastian Solé||June 12, 1991||middle blocker|
|12||Tzourits, MitarMitar Tzourits||April 25, 1989||opposite|
|13||Colaci, MassimoMassimo Colaci||February 21, 1985||libero|
|14||Van De Voorde, SimonSimon Van De Voorde||December 19, 1989||middle blocker|
|16||Mazzone, TizianoTiziano Mazzone||July 22, 1995||outside hitter|
|17||Urnaut, TineTine Urnaut||September 3, 1988||outside hitter|
|18||Mazzone, DanieleDaniele Mazzone||June 4, 1992||middle blocker|
|Head coach: Radostin Stoychev
Assistant: Dario Simoni
- 2000–2003 · Bruno Bagnoli
- 2003–2005 · Silvano Prandi
- 2004–2005 · Andrea Burattini
- 2005–2007 · Radames Lattari
- 2007–2013 · Radostin Stoychev
- 2013–2014 · Roberto Serniotti
- 2014–2016 · Radostin Stoychev
- 2013–2014 · Angelo Lorenzetti
The PalaTrento arena has always been the place where the club's at home games have been disputed, ever since its opening in 2000 during the first at home game in the history of Trentino Volley (Itas Diatec Trentino-European Padua 3–2 on October 22, 2000), The arena is in the south of the city of Trento on the Ghiaie sport groundsthat also includes the PalaGhiaccio, a football field, and a ballpark.
The table below shows the history of kit providers for the Trentino team.
Primary sponsors include: main sponsors like Diatec Group other sponsors: Volkswagen, Consorzio Melinda, Dorigoni Trento, Scania, Mediocredito Italiano, McDonald's, Intesa Sanpaolo, Marzadro Distillery, Südtiroler Volksbank, Grand Hotel Trento, Sparco, Forst, Superpoli, Menz & Gasser and Policura.
- "Elezione di Diego Mosna alla lega pallavolo" (in Italian). Retrieved 2010-02-26.
- "Intervista a Diego Mosna" (in Italian). Retrieved 2010-02-26.
- "Storia dell'Itas Diatec Trentino" (in Italian). Retrieved 2010-02-26.
- "legavolley.it – 1a giornata 2000–2001" (in Italian). Retrieved 2010-02-26.
- "legavolley.it – 2a giornata 2000–2001" (in Italian). Retrieved 2010-02-26.
- "Classifica stagione 2000–2001" (in Italian). Retrieved 2010-02-26.
- "Classifica stagione 2001–2002" (in Italian). Retrieved 2010-02-26.
- "L'Itas è Campione d'Italia" (in Italian). Retrieved 2010-02-26.
- "Trento-Salonicco 5 aprile 2009" (in Italian). Retrieved 2010-02-26.
- "PGE Skra Bełchatów-Trentino BetClic" (in Italian). Retrieved 2010-02-26.
- dall'8 marzo 2005, dopo l'esonero di Silvano Prandi