Overview

Team profile

Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic's greatest success on the global stage was taking bronze at the 2009 FIVB Grand Champions Cup in Japan. They have also participated in the Athens 2004 and London 2012 Olympic Games, finishing fifth place at the latter. They have competed in FIVB World Championship on seven occasions, as well as at the FIVB World Cup four times. 
At the 2014 World Championship, they tied in fifth place with Russia after reaching the third round and narrowly missing out on the medals matches. They were the Pan American Games gold medallists in 2003 and more recently bronze medallists in the latest edition in 2015. They were also NORCECA champions in 2009.
The team have competed in every FIVB World Grand Prix since 2004. Their best ranking remains eighth place, which occurred in both 2006 and 2010. In 2015, they finished winless at the bottom of Group 1 and were relegated. They were promoted straight away the following year after beating Poland 3-2 in the Group 2 final.

Coach

Marcos Kwiek

Marcos Kwiek

Marcos Kwiek has been head coach of the Dominican Republic Women's National Team since 2008. He led the team to gold at the 2010 Pan American Cup and to silvers in 2009, 2011 and 2013. He also steered the Dominican Republic to victory at the NORCECA Continental Championship in 2009. In the same year, the Dominican Republic won bronze at the World Grand Champions Cup, the team's highest ever finish in an FIVB competition. Kwiek also served as assistant coach of the Brazilian Women's National Team from 2003-2007. Under his guidance, the Dominican Republic have competed in every World Grand Prix. Although he did not lead the team at the 2015 World Grand Prix, he was present on the Dominican Republic bench at the 2015 World Cup.

Staff

  • Team Manager Marcelo Cezarano
  • Assistant coach Wagner Rocha Pacheco
  • Second Assistant Coach Wilson Sanchez
  • Physiotherapist Joana Pimentel

Ranking

Rank Teams Matches Result Details Sets Points
Total Won Lost 3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 Points Won Lost Ratio Won Lost Ratio
1
USA
15 13 2 11 2 0 1 1 0 40 42 8 5.250 1227 997 1.230
2
Serbia
15 12 3 7 4 1 2 1 0 37 41 15 2.733 1324 1141 1.160
3
Brazil
15 12 3 3 7 2 1 2 0 35 40 20 2.000 1376 1229 1.119
4
Netherlands
15 12 3 6 3 3 1 1 1 34 39 18 2.166 1327 1176 1.128
5
Turkey
15 11 4 5 5 1 3 1 0 35 40 19 2.105 1351 1244 1.086
6
Italy
15 10 5 6 1 3 2 0 3 29 34 22 1.545 1230 1136 1.082
7
Russia
15 8 7 2 4 2 1 0 6 23 26 29 0.896 1194 1198 0.996
8
Poland
15 8 7 3 2 3 1 3 3 22 29 29 1.000 1298 1211 1.071
9
China
15 7 8 5 1 1 2 4 2 22 29 27 1.074 1237 1178 1.050
10
Japan
15 7 8 3 1 3 2 2 4 20 27 31 0.870 1209 1273 0.949
11
Germany
15 5 10 1 3 1 1 6 3 15 23 35 0.657 1220 1315 0.927
12
Korea
15 5 10 2 2 1 0 1 9 14 16 34 0.470 1022 1141 0.895
13
Belgium
15 4 11 2 1 1 1 4 6 12 18 36 0.500 1115 1250 0.892
14
Dominican Republic
15 3 12 2 1 0 3 2 7 12 17 37 0.459 1072 1245 0.861
15
Thailand
15 2 13 1 0 1 2 7 4 7 17 41 0.414 1218 1355 0.898
16
Argentina
15 1 14 1 0 0 0 2 12 3 5 42 0.119 830 1161 0.714

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