The Peruvian Volleyball National Federation (FPV) was founded on May 12, 1942 being our first president Dr. Marcial Ayaipoma Alvarado.
The above mentioned institution participated on its first South American Competition in Buenos Aires – Argentina in 1964. That Women delegation was headed by Dr. Jose Pezet Miro Quesada, who achieved, besides other things, during his permanency, the inscription of our Federation to South American Volleyball Confederation (CSV) and the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB).
It was all achieved in the decade of the sixties, which marked the beginning of a constant and arduous effort by Peruvian Volleyball National Teams not only in a national level but also in a world level. For this, Pezet Miro Quezada is considered the Patriarch of the Volleyball in Peru.
During his management as President of the FPV, he brought as trainer the brilliant and remembered Japanese AKIRA KATO, who with the Peruvian sportswomen achieved that Peru were considered as one of the favourites teams in Latin America.
Some years later , more successes were achieved by our teams in South American Competitions, World Cups and Olympic Games that we detail here:
- 11 Times, South America Champion (Adults) (1964,1967, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1983, 1985, 1987 and 1993)
- 4 times, South America Youth Champion (1980, 1982, 1986 and 1988).
- 2 Times, South America Junior Champion (1978 and 1980)
- 1 time, World Sub Champion (Youth) (1981)
- 1 Time, World Sub Champion (Adults) (1982)
- 1 time, Olympic Sub Champion (Adults) (1988)
Enio de Figuereido Silva started his sport activities as a volleyball player in 1962 in the Flamenco’s Volleyball Team in which he remained until 1965.
Since 1969 to 1971 he played in the volleyball team Botafogo. In 1964 he started his carrier as coach in the Notredame School, achieving the first place in a school championship. From 1966 to 1969 he was coach of the AABB (Athletic Association of the Brazilian Bank) but it was with the Regatas Flamenco Team that he had a great participation in 35 Tournaments.
He also achieved two Women National Tournaments in 1978 with Campinas and in 1980 with Macejó, the one that nowadays belongs to the Brazilian Super League.
The last 16 years he was coaching several teams and achieving lots of prizes:
Atlético Mineiro 1981 – 1982
Supergasbras 1983 – 1984
Regatas Flamenco 1985 - 1987
Naucica Lagostina (Italy) 1988 - 1989
Conad Fano (Italy) 1989 - 1991
Vila Souza / Tranlitoral 1992 - 1993
Vila Souza BCN 1993 - 1996 (Brazilian Nacional League)
He started as Coach Assistant in the Adults Team of the Brazilian National Team during the Panamerican Games of Mexico 1975. In 1978 he achieved the management of the Women’s Brazilian National Team (Adults) and they got the 15th place in the World Ranking. During this time he participated in many Tournaments, including Brazil’s first Olympic Games (Moscow 1980) the comes Los Angeles 1984, two Pan American Games in Puerto Rico 1979 and Venezuela 1983; Adult’s Tournament in Peru in 1982, Universities Championship in Romenia (1981) and Canada (1983) achieving the first place and other South American Championships.
He was also Television Sportscaster during the Seoul Olympic Games in 1988, Barcelona 1992 and Atlanta 1996.
Coach Enio developed the RUMO CERTO Project in the Latin American slums, Rio de Janeiro, and in the Umuarama Club Site in Gayea receiving about 1500 children in the volleyball, basketball and soccer course. Nowadays RUMO CERTO attends 1600 young children between 5 and 17 years old within swimming, gymnastics and judo, and technology curses as well as English, music, art, theatre, Portuguese, math, geography and history.
In May 2007, Coach Enio was hired by the Peruvian Volleyball National Federation as Head Coach of the Adults National Team (Women) participating in the Pan American Cup in Mexico, the Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro and the South American Cup in Chile getting the 2nd place and classifying to the World Cup in Tokyo, Japan.