TEAM COMPOSITION

 CUB / Cuba - Team Composition

 
Team manager GOMEZ VALDES GUILLERMO
Head coach ROBINSON PUPO WILFREDO
Assistant coach CRUZ CABRERA JUAN CARLOS
Doctor
Therapist / trainer SUAREZ COLLAZO LAZARO
Journalist RICARDO TORRES LISSETE ISABEL
 
    No.   Name Lastname Shirt Name Birthdate Height Weight Spike Block Club
  1 Heidy M. RODRIGUEZ LOPEZ RODRIGUEZ 24.06.1993 187 66 312 308 Villa Clara
  2   Regla Gracia Gonzalez Gracia 28.05.1993 177 67 301 282 Camaguey
  4 Yamila Hernandez Santas Santas 08.11.1992 182 69 301 285 La Habana
  C 5   Yunieska Robles Batista Robles 21.03.1993 185 67 308 285 Isla de la Juventud
  7 Maria WILSON DIXON WILSON 07.02.1992 177 64 312 302 Camaguey
  9   Yaremis de la Caridad Mendaro Leyva Mendaro 21.04.1994 181 62 310 300 la habana
  11 Cheila Cardona Silveira Cardona 01.06.1992 185 88 311 292 Holguin
  12   Dayami Sanchez Savon Sanchez 14.03.1994 188 64 314 302 Ciudad Habana
  14 Sulian MATIENZO LINARES MATIENZO 14.12.1994 178 67 318 314 C. Habana
  15   Beatriz Vilchez Santana Vilchez 29.01.1995 182 68 288 277 Cienfuegos
  16 Yalenny Diaz Cairo Diaz 14.10.1995 189 71 300 298 Villa Clara
  18   Daimi Valdes Gonzalez Valdes 02.01.1993 183 63 308 300 Pinar del Rio
 C=Captain  L=Libero
 
Team profile

Cuba has participated in the FIVB Volleyball Women’s Junior World Championships. The team has always been highly competitive and has won on two occasions, in 1985 and 1993.

This year the team has a considerable group of young players with little competitive experience, however, they have passion at the level of some of the best teams in the world, which leads the country to believe that they have a promising future ahead of them.

Only two players have performed at these championships for the before while many have played for the senior team in numerous other tournaments.
Coach profile

He has been responsible for the team preparation for World Championships since two years now. However, he has over 15 years of experience as coach both in and out the country, as he has attended an important number of international competitions in many places of the world.

He is a graduate in Physical Culture and has a quite knowledgeable staff committed to take his team to the top.