Renan Dal Zotto

Renan Dal Zotto (born July 19, 1960) is a Brazilian former volleyball player who competed in three editions of the Summer Olympics and currently head coach of Brazil men's national volleyball team. He was born in São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul. In 1980 he was part of the Brazilian team which finished fifth in the Olympic tournament. He played five matches.

Renan Dal Zotto
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Dal Zotto in 2019
Personal information
Full nameRenan Dal Zotto
NationalityBrazilian
Born (1960-07-19) 19 July 1960 (age 61)
São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Coaching information
Current teamFunvic Taubaté
Volleyball information
PositionOutside spiker
National team
1979–1989Brazil
2016–Brazil (Coach)

Four years later he won the silver medal with the Brazilian team in the 1984 Olympic tournament. He played all six matches. At the 1988 Games he was a member of the Brazilian team which finished fourth in the 1988 Olympic tournament. He played all seven matches. As coach he worked mostly with clubs in Brazil, plus a season in Italy, all in the 1990s and 2000s. In 2017 he was appointed as the new head coach of the Brazil men's team, replacing Bernardo Rezende who was in office during the last sixteen years.[1][2]

He was also disciplined by the FIVB when cameras clearly showed him intentionally rolling a ball on court mid rally. This was during an important 5th set in 2018 vs Russia. In his statement he failed to apologize for the incident or admit fault.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Brazil's national men's coach Rezende retires". 11 January 2017. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
  2. ^ "BRA M: OFFICIAL – Rezende leaves Brazil, Renan Dal Zotto is the new head coach of Olympic champions!". World of Volley. 11 January 2017. Retrieved 19 May 2017.

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