Bangkok, Thailand, March 8, 2023 – The Thailand Volleyball Association has its sight set on the considerable improvement in the level of its national men’s team and beach volleyball squad courtesy of the coach support through the FIVB’s revolutionary Volleyball Empowerment Programme.
TVA, the national regulating body for volleyball in Thailand and also a member of the AVC and FIVB, has recently announced that it is currently benefitting the first month of coach support from FIVB, the governing body responsible for all forms of volleyball on a global level. The coach support is part of the FIVB Volleyball Empowerment in efforts of empowering and improving the technical level of national teams and athletes to provide them with the skills to play at the highest level.
Park Ki-won smiling with his South Korea team
Following the 12 months of coach support for development of national teams, FIVB has sent Mr Park Ki-Won to work with the TVA as the head coach of the Thailand men’s national volleyball team to help them achieve better results at International tournaments.
Park Ki-won works with AVC as its Coaches Committee Chairman
Currently working with AVC as Chairman of the AVC Coaches Committee, the 72-year-old Park is a South Korean former volleyball player who competed in the 1972 Summer Olympic Games in Munich, Germany and 1976 in Montreal, Canada.
He played for South Korea from 1972–78 and spearheaded the team to capturing gold medal at the 1978 Asian Games in Thailand apart from joining the Korean team which finished fourth at the 1978 World Championship in Italy.
He also joined many club teams including the Korea Army Capital Defense Command between 1972-1973, Hanyang University from 1972/73-1975/76 and Pineto Volley in Italy from 1979/80-1981/82.
Highlights of his coaching career included working with Iran as head coach between 2002 and 2005 and taking Iran men’s team to a silver medal at the 2002 Asian Games in Busan, Korea and a bronze medal at the following year’s Asian Championship in Tianjin, China. From 2011 to 2014, Park coached South Korea and in 2013, he led the Korean men’s team to a silver medal at the Asian Championship in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.
“Frankly, Mr Park was one of the greatest head coaches in Asia. He was also famous after years of showcasing his incredible performance as a promising player of the South Korea national team and club teams in major tournaments. In terms of the…
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