Overview

Team profile

Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic have been continuously playing in the FIVB World Grand Prix since 2004. Their best ranking remaining 8th place twice, in 2006 and 2010. In 2015 they finished winless at the bottom of Group 1 and were relegated, but last year they beat Poland 3-2 in the Group 2 final to immediately return to the top division.
Their greatest success on the global stage was taking bronze at the 2009 FIVB Grand Champions Cup in Japan. They also participated in the Olympic tournaments in Athens 2004 and London 2012, claiming fifth place at the latter. The Dominican Republic have competed in FIVB World Championships seven times and at the FIVB World Cup four times. At the 2014 World Championship they took tied with Russia in fifth place after reaching the third round. They were Pan American Games gold medallists in 2003 and won the bronze in 2015. They were also NORCECA champions in 2009.

Coach

Marcos Kwiek

Marcos Kwiek

Marcos Kwiek has been coach of the Dominican Republic women’s National Team since 2008. 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. 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. The same year, the Dominican Republic took 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 to 2007.

Staff

  • Team Manager Marcelo Cezarano
  • Assistant coach Wilson Antonio Sanchez Duran
  • Physiotherapist Joana Emilia Pimentel Costa

Schedule

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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
7 5 2 2 2 1 2 0 0 16 19 10 1.900 675 603 1.119
2
Serbia
6 5 1 4 1 0 0 0 1 15 15 4 3.750 461 377 1.222
3
Netherlands
7 5 2 4 0 1 1 1 0 15 18 8 2.250 597 546 1.093
4
Brazil
7 4 3 3 0 1 1 0 2 12 14 11 1.272 579 551 1.050
5
Italy
6 4 2 2 0 2 0 1 1 10 13 10 1.300 517 495 1.044
6
China
6 4 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 10 12 12 1.000 537 550 0.976
7
Japan
6 4 2 0 1 3 0 1 1 9 13 13 1.000 560 561 0.998
8
Dominican Republic
6 3 3 0 2 1 1 1 1 9 12 13 0.923 551 550 1.001
9
Russia
6 2 4 1 1 0 3 0 1 9 12 13 0.923 542 555 0.976
10
Thailand
6 1 5 1 0 0 1 3 1 4 8 15 0.533 476 538 0.884
11
Turkey
6 1 5 0 1 0 1 2 2 4 7 16 0.437 467 535 0.872
12
Belgium
7 0 7 0 0 0 1 1 5 1 3 21 0.142 480 581 0.826

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