TEAM COMPOSITION

 BRA / Brazil - Team Composition

 
Team manager ANTONIO MARCOS LERBACH
Head coach PERCY ONCKEN
Assistant coach GERSON AMORIM
Doctor TIAGO FRUGUES FERREIRA
Therapist / trainer VINICIUS GAMINO GOMES
Journalist
 
    No.   Name Lastname Shirt Name Birthdate Height Weight Spike Block Club
  1 Alan Souza Alan 21.03.1994 198 80 336 320 Sada Cruzeiro Volei
  C 2   Thiago Veloso Thiago 15.08.1993 184 77 313 294 Sesi
  3 Eder Levy Kock Eder Levy 04.07.1993 204 89 335 315 Sada Cruzeiro Volei
  L 4   ROGERIO CARVALHO FILHO ROGERIO 20.02.1995 165 61 290 269 São Caetano
  5 Edy Petry Edy 12.01.1993 193 90 339 308 Sada Cruzeiro Volei
  6   Felipe Hernandez Felipe 25.01.1994 191 88 322 310 Vivo / Minas
  7 Jonatas Cardoso Jonatas 20.05.1993 191 80 332 310 Sada Cruzeiro Volei
  8   Leandro Santos Leandro 13.01.1993 197 80 335 320 Sesi Sao Paulo
  9 JOÃO FERREIRA JOÃO RAFAEL 17.03.1993 191 86 339 308 MEDLEY/CAMPINAS
  10   Flavio Gualberto Flavio 22.04.1993 199 84 344 320 MINAS T.C.
  11 ALISSON MELO ALISSON 13.03.1993 202 93 330 310 SESI SAO PAULO
  12   HENRIQUE COSTA HENRIQUE 07.04.1993 200 78 335 316 SESI SAO PAULO
  13 TARCISIO GUINTER GUINTER 25.05.1993 209 92 338 320 SESI SAO PAULO
  L 14   DANYEL CONCEIÇÃO DANYEL 03.03.1994 164 60 321 264 PINHEIROS
  15 THIAGO COSTA THIAGO A. 22.02.1993 201 96 333 310 SESI
  16   HIGOR MAIA Higor 30.01.1994 190 82 330 306 Sada Cruzeiro Volei
  17 Henrique Batagim Batagim 01.08.1993 196 98 334 315 Sesi
  18   Wagner Silva Wagner 29.04.1993 196 93 335 305 SESI SAO PAULO
  19 DEOVANE WIPRICH DEOVANE 21.02.1994 188 70 335 320 SESI SAO PAULO
 C=Captain  L=Libero
 
Team profile

The Brazilian youth team have won more titles than any other countries at the Youth World Champs with six gold medals (1989, 1991, 1993, 1995, 2001 and 2003). Relying on their experience, Brazil will aim for another gold medal this year.

Coached by Percy Oncken, who won four of the six titles, the Brazilian youth team have many players who were part of the team who finished second at the 2010 South American Championship.

Great Brazilian players have showed their talent for the first time in an international competition when participating in the Boys' Youth World Championships.When Brazil clinched their first gold medal in 1989, Marcelo Negrão was playing. In 1991, it was the turn of Nalbert. Two years later (1993), Giba was the great player of Brazilian team, such as Renato Felizardo in the 1995 edition, Samuel in 2001, and Thiago Alvez in 2003.

Coach profile

Name: Percy Oncken
Birth date: 11/10/1960
Birth place: Iguaraçu (PR)

Brazil coach Percy Oncken started his career in 1993, already training the Brazilian boys' youth team for the World Championship. The team won the title and repeated in 1995, 2001 and 2003. At the Youth South American Championship, Percy helped the side win six titles: 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002 and 2004.

He coached Brazil junior men's team in 2006, winning the South-American Championship of this age category and, two years later, in 2008, the Junior Men's World Championship.

During the 2008/09 season, he  coached the club of Ulbra/UPTIME that finished third  in the Superliga.

In 2010, he coached the Brazil Junior Men's Team and won the Junior Men's South American Championship.