Roberto Garcia began
his Volleyball coaching career in 1971 when he
looked after local school and junior teams. From
there, he successfully rose through the ranks
managing squads in Cuban first division
In season 1979-80, Garcia gained some invaluable
experience on the international coaching scene
when he took the reigns of the Iraqi menís
national Volleyball team.
He was offered the responsibility to be head coach
of the Junior National Cuban Team in 1999, a
responsibility he duly accepted. Garcia didnít
disappoint as he went on to lead the junior side
to victory at the 2000 NORCECA Junior
Championships. A fifth place finish at the World
Junior Championships in Poland followed in 2001.
Roberto Garcia has obtained a degree in Physical
Education form the Manuel Fajardo Superior
Institute of Havana.
He took charge of the Cuban Menís National Team in
the latter stages of 2003.