The Polish Volleyball Federation (PZPS) was in a big dilemma as to who could become the new coach of the men’s and women’s national teams. There were many candidates in the game and the selection process took some time, as they are aware of the importance of coaches for the future of their teams.
Vital Haynen has left the helm of the national team and will have to continue his journey somewhere else. By the way, Haynen was quite successful and his successor will have a difficult task to achieve similar successes. On 7 February 2018 Heynen was chosen as the new head coach of Poland's men's national volleyball team.
In 2019, he continued with his successes and once again showed how great a coaching name he was when he reached the semifinals of the European Championship, in which Poland lost to Slovenia. Yet Poland won the match for third place against France At the FIVB World Cup 2019 his team suffered defeats from the USA and France, eventually winning second place and continuing with good results.
Some of the candidates for the new coach of the women's team are Antiga, Chiappini, Lavarini, and Santarell. It will be interesting to see who will be the one who will try to raise Poland to a higher level.
There is something different about the men's team. Six candidates were in the game, but apparently, they have the best chance of giving Nikola Grbic, considering that Gian Luca Pasini has already confirmed that Grbic has signed an agreement with the management of the Polish national team and that the question is when it will be official.
Nikola Grbic is a big name in the world of volleyball, considering the successes he has achieved with Serbia. As a player of Serbia, he will be remembered as one of the best who dominated the Italian scene for many years. Nikola won gold at the Olympic Games as well as at the European Championships.
In addition, there is a large number of silver and bronze medals that he achieved with his team In addition, as a coach, he achieved great success with the Serbian national team winning the Gold medal 2016 FIVB World League.
Now he will have the opportunity to try to achieve the same with Poland. Nikola is certainly aware of how much effort, work, and will it will take, but such a name should not have any problems in the coaching job. Poland has a strong team that can achieve a lot, but they need a "strong" hand like Grbic who can solve all the problems within the team