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Team manager Radchatagriengkai , Kiattipong
Head coach Srisamutnak , Nataphon
Assistant coach Jamjang , Nipon
Doctor Siriphol , Rueangsak
Therapist / trainer Sriwacharamaytakul , Danai
Journalist Daoruang , Yaovapa
 
  No. Name Lastname Shirt Name Birthdate Height Weight Spike Block Club
1 Rattanaporn Sanuanram S.Rattanaporn 09.04.1980 180 66 308 297 Petchaboon
3   Saymai Paladsrichuay P.Saymai 04.08.1987 180 74 308 291 Yesilyurt
4 Siriporn Sooksen S. Siriporn 09.02.1988 180 66 308 292 RBAC
5   Pleumjit Thinkaow Pleumjit 09.11.1983 180 67 303 283 Supreme VC
6 Onuma Sittirak S.Onuma 13.06.1986 175 72 304 285 Jt Marvelous
7   Narumon Khanan K. Narumon 26.01.1983 180 66 311 289 RBAC
C 10 Wilavan Apinyapong Wilavan 06.06.1984 174 70 294 282 Supreme VC
11   Amporn Hyapha H.Amporn 19.05.1985 180 70 301 290 Nakhonnon VC
13 Nootsara Tomkom T.Nootsara 07.07.1985 169 57 289 278 Fanerbachce
15   Malika Kanthong K.Malika 08.01.1987 178 65 292 278 Azarrail Baku
L 17 Wanna Buakaew B. Wanna 02.01.1981 172 54 292 277 Azerrail Baku
19   Tapaphaipun Chaisri C.Tapaphaipun 29.11.1989 168 70 295 276 Thai-Denmark Nongrua VC
 C=Captain  L=Libero
Team Profile   Coach Profile

The end of 2007 was a great time for the Thailand Women's National Team.

They had a good showing at the 14th Asian Women's Volleyball Championship in September 2007 when they beat Korea, Kazakhstan and Chinese Taipei on their way to claiming third place behind China and eventual winners Japan.

And in their first appearance at the World Cup in Japan, the Thais finished in 10th place with a creditable two wins to their name.

Thailand also finished third in 2001 in the Asian Women's Volleyball Championship, beating Japan on the way to this fantastic achievement, before their first appearance in the FIVB World Grand Prix in 2002. Since then they have appeared every year in the tournament except 2007.

Another highlight was the fourth-place finish at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar.

The Thailand Women's Team was founded in 1979 under the FIVB development plan named "2001 National Team Project."

The team was supported by the Petroleum Authority of Thailand for many years.

The team is now supported by the Thai Beverage Plc.

 

Former Thailand Men's National Team player Nataphon Srisamutnak took on the role of National Team Head Coach for the Men's team in 1995, just two years after he retired after a 12-year career as a National Team player. That year he guided them to ninth place in the Asian Senior Men's Volleyball Championship in Korea and to the gold medal at the South East Asia Games in Thailand.

The honours continued in 1997 with second place in the South East Asia Senior Games, Indonesia, and 10th place in the Asian Senior Men's Volleyball Championship in Qatar. In 1998, his team registered a fifth place at the Asian Games in Thailand and finished 20th at the FIVB World Championships in Japan. A year later his team finished second in the inaugural AVC Cup Men's Club Volleyball Tournament in Thailand.

In year 1999, Srisamutnak started coaching the Women's National Team team. His first result was a fourth-place finish at the eighth Asian Senior Women's Volleyball Championship in Hong Kong.

In 2000, he led the team to fifth in the second AVC Cup Women's Club Volleyball Tournament in China and won the gold medal at the South East Asia Senior Women's Club Volleyball Tournament in Vietnam. This was capped by another gold medal in the South East Asia Games in Malaysia in 2001.

He took over as coach of the Royal Thai Air Force Club Men's Volleyball team in 2007 and won the Thailand Volleyball Championship Division 1 and Royal Thai Military Championship.

Srisamutnak returned to coaching Women's Volleyball in the Asian Senior Women's Volleyball Championship 2007, hosted in Nakhonratchasima, Thailand.

He led the Thailand Women's team to victories over Korea, Kazakhstan and Chinese Taipei in claiming third place.

After that, the Thailand Women's team finished 10th in their first FIVB World Cup appearance in 2007.

Srisamutnak, 47 years old, is married and is a Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Thai Air Force. He was a Club Volleyball Coach from 1987 to 1994 and has been a National Team Volleyball Coach since, apart from three years from 2004.