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Official volleyball rules PART 7: Participants – teams

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This is what all we need to know about volleyball team.

Volleyball team of France



4.1.1 For the match, a team may consist of up to 12 players, plus

–Coaching Staff: one coach, a maximum of two assistant coaches,

–Medical Staff: one team therapist and one medical doctor.

Only those listed on the score sheet may normally enter the Competition/Control Area and take part in the official warm up and in the match.

For FIVB, World and Official competitions for Seniors, up to 14players may be recorded on the score sheet and play in a match.

The maximum five staff members on the bench (including thecoach) are chosen by the coach him/herself but must be listed on the score sheet, and be registered on the O-2(bis).

For FIVB, World and Official Competitions, a medical doctor and  team therapist should be part of the Delegation and accredited beforehand by the FIVB. However, for FIVB, World and Official Competitions for Seniors, if they are not included as members on the team bench, they must sit against the delimitation fence, inside the Competition-Control Area and may only intervene if invited by the referees to deal with an emergency to the players.

The team therapist (even if not on the bench) may assist withthe warm up until the start of the official net warm up session.

4.1.2 One of the players, other than the Libero, is the team captain, who shall be indicated on the score sheet.

4.1.3 Only the players recorded on the score sheet may enter the court and play in the match. Once the coach and the team captain have signed the score sheet, (team list for electronic score sheet) the recorded players cannot be changed. 

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