Famous Volleyball Coaches
Mr. Bernardo Rezende
One of the most famous volleyball coaches and a true
legend is Mr. Bernardo Rocha de Rezende from Brazil. Rezende, nicknamed
Bernardinho has become a coaching legend when coaching nearly
unbeatable Brazilian men's volleyball team in 2000's. He has been the
coach of great national team of Brazil since 2001.
Personal life of Coach Rezende:
Rezende is born in Rio de Janeiro on May 28th, 1959. Bernardinho has
been married to a volleyball player, Fernanda Venturini since 1999.
Bernardo and Fernanda have a daughter, Julia. Before he was married to
a former volleyball player Vera Mossa, with whom he has a son Bruno
Mossa Rezende, the Bruninho, who is the setter of the Brazilian men's
Coaching Philosophy of Coach Rezende
Rezende is inspired by the"Pyramid of Success", established by famous
US basketball coach John Wooden. Like his mentor Rezende created
the"Wheel of Excellence", a step-by-step process to success.
In his system Bernardinho teaches values such as teamwork, innovation,
leadership, motivation, perseverance and other concepts common to
personal development and human resources.
Famous Volleyball Coaches - Rezende's volleyball quotes
"I don't know exactly but I hope seven or eight years. Our team was
born long time ago and we have to replace many important players like
Nalbert or Giovane. We built a strong team sharing the same values,
manners and starting every time from scratch." --Bernardo Rezende when
asked how long can winning streak of his great
"The real meaning to life is not the cup, but the coffee you drink."
"I am sad because we are losing some members of our family." Rezende
referring to some players, who might be retiring from the winning
"They still have the will to share. It is sincere, and that is what
gives me emotion."
"I think that I have failed as group leader because of the lost of
Ricardo. I still would have liked very much working with him but it
wasn't possible. Eight years ago, when nobody was trusting in him, I
betted on Ricardo and now I feel this as a personal defeat." --
Bernardo Rezende shows character and takes responsibility when the team
lost their captain due to a big argument."
More Volleyball Quotes from Coach Rezende
History of Coaching Legend Rezende