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Jacek Kurzawiński

Jacek Kurzawiński (24 February 1962 - 17 November 2019)[1] was a Polish professional volleyball head coach qualified by FIVB and FFVB. From 2016, he was the head coach of Chełmiec Wałbrzych, a women's volleyball team in Polish Division III.

Jacek Kurzawiński
Personal information
Full nameJacek Kurzawiński
Born(1962-02-24)February 24, 1962
DiedNovember 17, 2019(2019-11-17) (aged 57)
Height1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Volleyball information
Current teamChełmiec Wałbrzych [pl]
AL Canteleu Maromme
SCA Angouleme
VB Annecy
AL Caudry
Joker Piła
Sudety Kamienna Góra
Harnes VB
Chełmiec Wałbrzych [pl]
National team
1979-1982 Poland Poland

Kurzawiński was born in Wałbrzych. He was a member of the Polish junior team which won the European Junior Championship named "Friendship Tournament" in 1978. He made his debut in the senior squad during 1979 summer season and he was member of Polish National Team until 1982.

Clubs as playerEdit

Career highlightsEdit

Individual awardsEdit

  • 1977 The best Polish setter in Junior Championship of Poland

Coaching historyEdit

Kurzawinski was the top assistant coach and recruiter under head coach for Chełmiec Wałbrzych from 1993-1994. After leaving Walbrzych, Kurzawinski was the player-coach of the Le Havre in France for season. In his first season there, the Hotvolleys won the Coupe of Normandie. For the next year Jacek Kurzawinski found employment in Maromme for the 4 seasons like a head coach in second league. Six years later he returned to France to Angoulême (second league). Next season he was player-coach in Annecy (5th place in second league) and changed employment to AL Caudry in season 2007/2008. In season 2008/2009 he was a head coach of Joker Pila team in PRO B and next season he tried for promotion to PRO B with other silesian team Sudety Kamienna Góra. Before 2010/2011 season he found employment in Harnes (France) in PRO B of women league (7th place). In season 2011/2012 Jacek Kurzawinski extended his contract with Harnesien Volleyball. In 2016, he returned to his hometown to reactivate Chełmiec Wałbrzych women's team in Division III Polish league.

Coaching clubsEdit


  1. ^ Gołębiowski, Paweł (November 17, 2019). "Nie żyje Jacek Kurzawiński. Odszedł dziś w nocy". Wałbrzych Nasze Miasto.