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ITA W: Stefano Lavarini Appointed as New Head Coach of Vero Volley Milano

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source: Vero Volley Milano

Stefano Lavarini, one of the most experienced and successful coaches in international volleyball, has been appointed the new head coach of Vero Volley Milano. Returning to Italy after a stellar season with Fenerbahce Istanbul, Lavarini expressed enthusiasm about joining Vero Volley, praising the club’s rapid growth and ambition.

Photo source: Vero Volley Milano

Career Highlights: Lavarini’s coaching journey began in Omegna, his hometown, where he served as an assistant coach. His extensive resume includes successful stints in Italy, Brazil, and Turkey. Notable achievements include winning the Italian Cup with Bergamo, the Brazilian Championship with Minas, and the Turkish League with Fenerbahce. He has also made his mark on the international stage, leading South Korea to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and securing a bronze medal with Poland in the 2023 Volleyball Nations League.

Comments: “I am thrilled to return to Italy and join a club as dynamic as Vero Volley,” said Lavarini. “The team’s progress in recent years is impressive, and I look forward to contributing to its continued success.”

Claudio Bonati, the sporting director of Vero Volley, expressed confidence in Lavarini’s ability to elevate the team, citing his international experience and tactical expertise as key assets.

Quick Facts:

  • Name: Stefano Lavarini
  • Birthplace: Omegna, Italy
  • Date of Birth: January 17, 1979
  • Role: Head Coach

Coaching Timeline:

  • Omegna Pallavolo (Youth Assistant Coach)
  • Asystel Novara (Assistant Coach)
  • Centro Volley Spezia (Head Coach)
  • BigMat Sanpaolo Chieri (Assistant Coach)
  • Linkem Club Italia Femminile (Assistant Coach)
  • Foppapedretti Bergamo (Assistant Coach, Head Coach)
  • Minas (Head Coach)
  • Unet E-Work Busto Arsizio (Head Coach)
  • South Korea National Team (Head Coach)
  • Igor Gorgonzola Novara (Head Coach)
  • Fenerbahce Opet (Head Coach)
  • Poland National Team (Head Coach)
  • Vero Volley Milano (Head Coach)


  • Italian Cup (Bergamo)
  • Brazilian Championship (Minas)
  • South American Club Championship (Minas)
  • Turkish Championship (Fenerbahce)
  • Turkish Cup (Fenerbahce)
  • Volleyball Nations League Bronze (Poland)

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