Italy: Andrea Anastasi new head coach Sir Safety Conad Perugia1 min read
The head coach of the current Italian Volleyball Championship silver medalists Sir Safety Conad Perugia has changed, and he is the former head coach of Polish club Projekt Warszawa Andrea Anastasi. The popular Italian expert took over the task from Serbian Nikola Grbić, who had the job for only one year.
The 61-year-old head coach had a great career as a player with 141 caps in the national team of Italy in the generation called Phenomena.
His coaching career started when he was appointed to command Poland’s Trefl Gdańsk in 2014 with which he won two national cups and one Super Cup. With Italy Men’s National Team, whom he commanded two times (from 1999 to 2003 and from 2007 to 2010), he won the FIVB World League in 1999 and 2000, and the CEV European Championship in 1999.
As the Spain Men’s National Team head coach, he became European champion in 2007, while with Poland, he won the 2012 FIVB World League.