Photo: Modena Volley
The Italian Volleyball Federation is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached for the appointment of Julio Velasco as the new technical director of the youth activities of the male field.
Julio Velasco, coach of the Men’s National team has racked up 323 admissions to which are added the 35 on the bench of the Women’s National team, she helped write the most glorious pages in the Italian volleyball making it at the same time, a sports model that is universally recognized. The manager in the argentine, strongly wanted by the president of the federal republic that this choice was supported by the Federal Council, has signed a contract that bind him to the I for two and a half years.
Velasco, who will be working in the next few hours, will be officially presented to the press in the month of July when it will be made known its programmes of work.
Julio Velasco on the bench of the Men’s National
Debut: Rovereto, friendly, 26/05/89 Italy vs Spain 3-0
Last race: Tokyo, the Super Challenge, 24/11/96 Italy vs Japan 3-0
Percentage wins: 79.5%
Julio Velasco coach of the Women’s National
Debut: S. Benedetto del Tronto, Friendly, 31/05/97 Italy vs Cuba 1-3
Last race: Liberec, World cup Qualifying, 01/02/98 Italy vs Czech Republic 3-1
Races Total: 35
Percentage Wins: 66%
(Source: press release)