at PGE Skra as a setter, Jacek Nawrocki chose to remain with the team past his
playing career – becoming assistant coach first under Ireneusz Mazur, the
former national team coach, then under Daniel Castellani. When Castellani moved
to the Polish national team, PGE Skra gave Nawrocki the chance to prove his
knowledge and coaching skill.
“He has a
great skills and he will be a perfect coach,” said Castellani about his former
protégé. “The only things that are missing are the trophies.”
his first medal in Doha in 2010, when his team took silver. PGE Skra had remained
unbeaten in league play coming into the FIVB Men’s Club Championship, and the
final against Trentino was Nawrocki’s first lost as coach.
47, has led PGE Skra to seven consecutive Polish titles. He has two children –
son Bartlomiej and daughter Aleksandra. A professional educator, when Nawroki first
started his tenure as an assistant coach for PGE Skra he was still working as a
primary school teacher.