TEAM COMPOSITION

 
 BRA / Brazil - Team Composition

 
Team manager Helcio Nunan Macedo
Head coach Mauricio Thomas
Assistant coach Alexandre Dantas Borges Ferrante
Doctor Rodrigo de Paula Mascarenhas Vaz
Therapist / trainer João Luis Klein
Journalist
 
    No.   Name Lastname Shirt Name Birthdate Height Weight Spike Block Club
  1 ISABELLA DE OLIVEIRA BATISTA ISABELA 28.07.1994 180 65 292 278 E.C. PINHEIROS
  2   NAIANE DE ALMEIDA RIOS NAIANE 29.11.1994 179 63 276 281 E.C. PINHEIROS
  3 NATÁLIA ELTZ ELTZ 20.02.1994 167 58 270 280 SOGIPA
  4   Natália Fernandes Silva Natália 31.03.1995 191 68 292 303 SESI - SP
  5 SARA APARECIDA DIAS DA SILVA SARA 29.04.1994 185 75 29 301 ADC BRADESCO
  6   SIMONE SCHERER SIMONE 03.06.1994 185 72 275 287 SÃO CAETANO E.C.
  7 CARLA FELL REGINATTO CARLA 20.01.1994 183 72 281 274 COLEGIO MARTIN LUTHER
  8   Gabriela Braga Guimaraes Gabi 19.05.1994 176 59 295 274 Unilever Volei
  9 Rosamaria Montibeller Rosamaria 09.04.1994 185 76 291 285 AMIL
  10   MARINA SCHERER M. SCHERER 03.06.1994 185 81 289 277 NOVA TRENTO
  11 Valquiria Carboni Dullius Valquiria 19.08.1994 188 72 288 281 ADC BRADESCO
  12   Paula Camila Mohr Paula 23.04.1994 187 69 294 280 SOLLYS/NESTLE
  13 MARIANA CAROLINA DE OLIVEIRA MARIANA 02.02.1995 185 63 288 297 BLU VOLEI
  L 14   Juliana Paes Fillipelli Fillipelli 18.05.1994 164 56 252 245 SESI - SP
  C 15 RAQUEL VASCONCELOS FERNANDES DE OLIVEIRA RAQUEL 02.08.1994 187 68 290 284 MINAS T. C.
  16   Stephanie Cristina Apolinário Corrêa Stephanie 15.07.1994 186 63 295 279 SESI - SP
  17 NAYARA CASSIMIRO BONFIM ARAÚJO NAYARA 28.10.1994 179 64 290 280 C. A. LANGUIRU
  18   GABRIELA OLIVEIRA FABIANO GABRIELA 21.04.1994 189 72 288 279 MINAS T.C.
  19 BRUNNA SHIGHENO ALMEIDA BRUNNA 03.07.1994 169 65 266 256 APIV
 C=Captain  L=Libero
 
Team profile

Brazil has been on the podium of eight FIVB Volleyball Girls’ Youth World Championships editions and occupied the highest place in the podium three times.

The side also has four silver medals and one bronze medal in the history of the tournament.

Under Mauricio Thomas’ leadership the defending champions will fight for a fourth title in Turkey.

In the last edition, when Brazil won its third title, two Brazilian players were considered the highlight of the event. Wing-spiker Samara was elected the MVP of the tournament and middle blocker Ana Beatriz received the award of best blocker. 


Coach profile

The coach of the Brazilian girl´s youth team, Maurício Thomas, who was previously assistant coach of the Brazilian junior and youth teams for seven years.

He has helped the country to two FIVB Volleyball Girls Youth Championships (2005 and 2009), and one FIVB Volleyball Women’s Junior Championship (2007).

Maurício also worked as assistant coach for Finasa/Osasco, the club that won the Superliga title during the 2009/2010 season.