FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

TEAM COMPOSITION


 UPC / UPCN Volley Club

 
Team manager Enrique Valle
Coach Fabian Armoa
Assistant coach Carlos Leon
2nd assistant coach Leandro Lardone
Doctor Eduardo Pinazo
Physiotherapist Carlos Baigorri
   
 
    No.   Name Lastname Shirt Name Birthdate Height Weight Spike Block Country
  1 Sebastian Fernandez Fernandez 26.05.1978 184 80 320 305 ARG
  2   Lucas Tell Tell 06.06.1986 202 100 350 328 ARG
  4 Sebastian Garrocq Garrocq 27.11.1979 170 63 320 302 ARG
  5   Gustavo Molina Molina 24.11.1981 200 95 345 318 ARG
  7 Theo Lopes Lopes 31.08.1983 199 80 345 324 BRA
  C 8   Demián González Gonzalez 21.02.1983 192 81 328 318 ARG
  9 Bogdan Alexandru Olteanu Olteanu 11.05.1981 199 96 338 329 ROU
  10   Nicolás Lazo Lazo 16.04.1995 194 80 334 302 ARG
  11 Rodrigo Peres Lopes Peres Lopes 11.03.1981 185 82 341 328 ARG
  14   Javier Filardi Filardi 07.02.1980 190 89 340 318 ARG
  16 Jose Jorge Souza Santos Junior Junior 17.10.1987 207 120 345 320 BRA
  18   Martin Ramos Ramos 26.08.1991 197 95 340 315 ARG
 C=Captain  L=Libero
 
Team profile

The UPCN San Juan Volleyball Club was founded in 2007 in the province of San Juan, Argentina, and had a meteoric rise to success. In their second season in the Argentine League, they finished third and they were runners-up in the following year. They went on to win the championship in the next three seasons.

In the other national competitions, they were champions of Super 8 and the Copa ACLAV, while internationally, they were South American champions and placed third in the World Challenge in California.

 
Coach profile

 

Fabian Armoa was born in Buenos Aires but later moved to San Juan. He was a professional player but moved into coaching at an early age. Between 1996 and 2003, he enjoyed success as coach of Velez Sarsfield, with outstanding performances in the Metropolitan Tournament.

In 2003, he became technical director of Argentina, a post he held for two years. He helped the national team place third in the South American Championship, triumph in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament and finish fifth at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games.

He moved on to coach Azul and in 2008 became coach of UPCN, winning three consecutive titles in the country’s top national tournament, the Argentine League, and triumphing in the South American Championship following two runner-up finishes.