SC Potsdam has started preparations

Potsdam. They didn’t should show their eligibility on Wednesday, which was solely examined a day later. At least that was the case for the gamers who took half in yesterday’s apply of the SC Potsdam volleyball workforce. Head coach Guillermo Naranjo Hernandez, Laura Emonts, Fleur Savelkoel, Anastasia Chekulaev, Aleksandra Jegdic, Anette Nemeth (all World Cup preparations) and Sara Styriz (damage) have been nonetheless lacking. The media day was additionally pre-programmed for the ladies’s volleyball gamers of the Bundesliga – that’s, pictures, interviews and announcers at a number of stations have been on the agenda earlier than the athletics and volleyball coaching periods. Subjects earlier than the primary train of the second place.

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Break: Players appear to be utilizing it nicely, however not only for restoration. In addition to holidays, together with in Ibiza, Italy or the south of France, some have been on programs with their nationwide groups and educated individually. Athletic director Tony Rieger hasn’t “correctly” relaxed but. “I have not taken a trip but, I’m nonetheless serious about the ultimate that I misplaced, and I’ve watched it ten extra instances,” Rieger mentioned.

Preparation: “We’re going to take it straightforward for now,” says assistant coach Riccardo Boyeri, who initially deputized for head coach Guillermo Naranjo Hernandez. “First we’ve sports activities coaching, then we add the ball.” In addition, the gamers of the second workforce practice to get used to the quick tempo and achieve expertise.

New gamers: “We have mixture of German and worldwide gamers, and we’re in fine condition total,” says sporting director Tony Rieger. Newcomer Pia Leveling is an ideal match for SC as an outfielder, as is Hester Jasper, who you have honed “rather well” with, and Fleur Savelkoel “confirmed how robust she will be,” Rieger says. newcomers.

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Budget: A subject that athletic administrators don’t love to speak about and definitely do not prefer to elaborate on. “The price range has elevated as a result of we’re taking part in within the Champions League. But I’m not speaking about quantities,” mentioned Tony Rieger, sports activities director and board member.

Acclimatization interval: As it seems, there are sports activities, however they’re private for freshmen. “I’ve to confess I’ve by no means been to Potsdam earlier than. But I actually like town and just lately I used to be within the Dutch Quarter – Sarah van Alen, being Dutch, instantly gave me a tour,” says newcomer Pia Leveling. and laughs. He comes from league rivals Wiesbaden and believes the sporting buildings in Potsdam are “far more skilled”. Hester Jasper, who hasn’t seen a lot of her new nation but, transferred from German champions MTV Stuttgart, “however I’m taking it straightforward,” says the 21-year-old Dutchwoman. He additionally likes to play sports activities, “and, after all, win quite a lot of video games.”

Expectations/Goals: Better than final 12 months means the SC Potsdam title – however you do not wish to go that far. Assistant coach Boyeri dismisses a query in regards to the goal: “It’s too early for that, the highest 4 ought to be there.” Sarah van Alen can also be struggling. “It’s nonetheless exhausting to evaluate as a result of we nonetheless should develop collectively as a workforce.” Last season, “Volleyball Magazin” consultants acknowledged him as the very best participant of the league. Extra strain? Not vice versa. “I did not even know such a present existed,” van Alen says with fun. “But it is a good praise. In my sophomore 12 months, I wish to tackle extra duty,” he says of what is anticipated of him. “We wish to present the followers good volleyball once more,” says Tony Rieger.

league: “The degree has gone up once more, virtually everybody has elevated their workers,” mentioned assistant coach Boyeri, who can also be a SC scout. Hester Jasper sees it the identical approach, including, “But we have additionally toughened ourselves up. We now have to seek out ourselves as a workforce, we nonetheless have slightly time.

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Preliminaries are earlier than the beginning of the league

On September 10 and 11, the workforce can be a visitor on the porta sports activities and tradition competition organized by SC Potsdam. From September 13 to 19, the Bundesliga membership will maintain a coaching camp in Gran Canaria, the place head coach Guillermo Naranjo Hernandez can be ready for the gamers. Before that, he’s within the Romanian nationwide workforce. More check matches are deliberate for the top of September. In October, the workforce enters a busy interval of preparation earlier than SC Potsdam’s first league recreation at Dresdner SC on October 29. SC will play Stuttgart for the Super Cup on November 1.

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