Team profile



Bernardo Rezende

Bernardo Rezende

Bernardo 'Bernardinho' Rezende is one of the most successful coaches in the history of volleyball.

Since the beginning of his coaching career in 1989, the 57-year-old Rio de Janeiro native has accumulated seven Olympic medals (one as a player in Los Angeles 1984), coaching Brazil's women's National Team to bronze in Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000 and the men's National Team to gold in Athens 2004 and Rio 2016 plus silver in Beijing 2008 and London 2012.

As coach of Rio de Janeiro Volei Clube since the club's creation in 1997, he has developed the team as the most successful in Brazil, with a record 11 national titles and 4 South American titles.


  • Team Manager Harry Bollmann Neto
  • Assistant coach Ricardo Tabach
  • Second Assistant Coach Helio Griner
  • Doctor Marco Jardim
  • Physiotherapist Guilherme Tenius