Teams — Which are the Best Teams Ever?
Read about the best volleyball teams. Find out which are the
winningest teams in volleyball.
you are new to the sport, an avid fan, or even a player the chances are
you have heard about these teams. Keep reading and you will
realize that being on one of the best teams ever is no small
Teams of All Time: Men’s Teams
Men’s Olympic Team in Volleyball
This winning group of men brought volleyball to a new level
of respect as a sport, especially in the United States.
Karch Kiraly, US Volleyball Legend
As one of the greatest teams ever won a long and prestigious
string of championships, Americans began to fall in love with
volleyball. Soon this less publicized game became known as “America’s
Notable accomplishments of this team began with the win of the Olympic
Gold in 1984. Now, this was the year that the dominant Soviet Union
boycotted the Olympic Games. But if this left people wondering whether
or not the USA men’s volleyball squad was one of the best, they got
their answer in the form of a resounding yes.
Even with significant
changes to this volleyball team’s roster, they went on to win an
impressive string of tournaments and championships as listed here.
Karch Kiraly on Beach Volleyball
- 1985 USA Cup
- 1985 NORCECA
- 1985 World Cup
- 1986 World Championships
- 1987 Savvin Cup
- 1988 Olympic Gold Medal
Italian Men’s National Team in Volleyball
Earning its place among the best teams of all time, the
Italian Men’s National team owes its success to their coach, Julio
Velasco. He prepared the team for the international court by changing
and adding staff, analyzing and improving plays, and emphasizing team
Andrea Lucchetta, National Team of
This team’s winning streak began with a Gold medal at the 1989 European
Championships and continued through the 1990’s with the following wins.
- 1990, 1994,1998 World Championship
- 1995 World Cup
- 1990-1995, 1997, 1999, 2000 World League
This is one of the prestigious teams to be inducted into the volleyball
hall of fame’s court of honor, recognizing the team for its significant
commitment and contributions to the world of volleyball.
National Team of Brazil
national team of Brazil has virtually won everything in
This team could be the very best volleyball team ever lived. No other
team has dominated any era so clearly as this team.
Rezende, National Team of
the years 2001-2008 this Brazilian team won nearly every competition
they attended. The team of coach Rezende was marching from
victory to another and totally dominated the sport in 2000’s.
To read more about this team, its famous players and the coach, visit
the following pages:
People in Volleyball - Coach Rezende
Teams of All Time: Women’s Teams
Late 1990’s to 2000’s - Cuba Women’s National Team
women’s team holds an impressive decade worth of dominance in
sport. The leadership of their coach, Eugenio George led the
women’s team to stand on the winner’s podium over 25 times!
Ruiz, National Team of
for their origin and success, the “Spectacular Caribbean Browns” have
possibly the longest list of achievements of any of the
- 1992, 1996, 2000 Olympic Gold Medal
- 1994, 1998 World Championship
- 1989,1991,1995,1999 World Cup
- 1989, 1991, 1995 Grand Champions Cup Gold Medals
in 2000 coach George received the honor of being named the best women’s
volleyball coach of the twentieth century, by the Federation
Internationale de Volleyball. Of all successful teams in volleyball,
Eugenio George is probably the most widely recognized coach.
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