Volley Callipo

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Volley Callipo
Full name Tonno Callipo Calabria Vibo Valentia
Founded 1993
Ground PalaValentia
(Capacity: 2,500)
Chairman Filippo Callipo
Manager Marcelo Fronckowiak
League Italian Volleyball League
Website Club home page
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Volley Callipo is a professional volleyball team based in Vibo Valentia, Italy. The club plays in SuperLega (previous Serie A1), highest level of the Italian Volleyball League. In season 2017/18 the club is named Tonno Callipo Calabria Vibo Valentia.

Achievements[edit]

  • Italian Cup Serie A2
    Simple gold cup.svg (x3) 2003, 2015, 2016

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1993 in Italian Vibo Valentia by Filippo Callipo. In 2004 was promoted to Serie A1, but in 2007 fell down to Serie A2. After one season came back to Serie A1. In 2014-2016 the club spent in Serie A2, because of Serie A1 reorganization. In these two seasons club won two Italian Cups Serie A2. Since 2016 Tonno Callipo Vibo Valentia has been playing in SuperLega (previous Serie A1).[1] Also in June 2016, was chosen new Argentine head coach Waldo Kantor.[2]

Team[edit]

Team roster - season 2017/2018
Tonno Callipo Calabria Vibo Valentia
No. Name Date of birth Position
1 Brazil Deivid Junior Costa (1988-04-26)April 26, 1988 middle blocker
2 Italy Manuel Coscione (1980-01-29)January 29, 1980 setter
3 Italy Davide Marra (1984-03-12)March 12, 1984 libero
4 Belgium François Lecat (1993-04-19)April 19, 1993 outside hitter
5 Italy Marco Izzo (1994-11-17)November 17, 1994 setter
6 Italy Francesco Corrado (1997-05-10)May 10, 1997 outside hitter
7 Italy Oleg Antonov (1988-07-28)July 28, 1988 outside hitter
8 Italy Jacopo Massari (1988-06-02)June 2, 1988 outside hitter
10 Poland Damian Domagała (1998-04-23)April 23, 1998 outside hitter
11 Italy Ernesto Torchia (1998-07-03)July 3, 1998 libero
12 Belgium Pieter Verhees (1989-12-08)December 8, 1989 middle blocker
13 United States Benjamin Patch (1994-06-21)June 21, 1994 outside hitter
18 Italy Luca Presta (1995-12-06)December 6, 1995 middle blocker
Head coach: Lorenzo Tubertini
Assistant: Antonio Valentini

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