Netherlands Team Men

General info

Responsible body:
Ruud Manenschijn
Preferred team name:
ParaVolley Heren
Team manager name:
Chris Vleemink
Team manager e-mail:
chris.vleemink@nevobo.nl
Media person name:
Thijs Pietersen
Media person e-mail:
thijs.pietersen@nevobo.nl

Social media

Responsible body website:
http://www.volleybal.nl/paravolley
Responsible body Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/volleybalnl
Team specific website:
https://www.nevobo.nl/topsport-talent/paravolley/paravolley-heren/
Team specific Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/paravolleyherennl/
Team specific Twitter:
https://twitter.com/ParavolleyHeren

Team information

Team history:

– European Champions: 1981, 1987, 1991
– World Champions: 1983, 1989 Paralympics gold: 1980, 1984

Main players:

- Loek Hendrix
- Bjorn Moris
- Tom Poortman

Interesting players:

- Jacob Hoeksma,
- Edmir Popara
- Loek Hendrix
- Geert van den Heuvel
- Willem Siepel

Other information:

Sitting volleyball was first practised in The Netherlands. Read the history part in this link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_ParaVolley.