Tours VB

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Tours VB
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Full nameTours Volley-Ball
GroundSalle Robert Grenon
(Capacity: 3,300)
ChairmanBruno Poilpré
Manager Marcelo Fronckowiak
CaptainŽeljko Ćorić
League Ligue A
Website Club home page
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Tours VB is a professional men's volleyball club which is playing their home matches at the Salle Robert Grenon in Tours, France.


Tours VB plays in LNV Ligue A, top volleyball league in France. According to Media Guide book, the annual budget of Tours is € 2,500,000 for Season 2021/2022 which is the highest budget of all teams. [1]



Winners (9): 2003–04, 2009–10, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2017–18, 2018–19, 2022–23
Winners (11): 2002–03, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2018–19, 2022–23
Winners (5): 2005–06, 2012–13, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2022–23


Winners (1): 2004–05
Silver (1): 2006–07
Final Four (1): 2003–04
Winners (1): 2016–17
Silver (1): 2021–22


As of 2022–23 season [2]

No.NameDate of birthPosition
1 Flag of Brazil.svg João Rafael Ferreira 17 March 1993 (age 31)outside hitter
2 Flag of France.svg Pierre Derouillon6 June 1999 (age 24)outside hitter
5 Flag of Brazil.svg Leandro dos Santos13 January 1993 (age 31)middle blocker
6 Flag of France.svg Aymeric Pelvet24 January 2001 (age 23)outside hitter
7 Flag of Argentina.svg Luciano Palonsky 8 July 1999 (age 24)outside hitter
8 Flag of France.svg Gary Chauvin29 December 1987 (age 36)setter
9 Flag of France.svg Thiébault Bruckert16 April 1991 (age 32)middle blocker
10 Flag of Brazil.svg Aboubacar Dramé Neto16 February 1994 (age 30)opposite
12 Flag of Ukraine.svg Dmytro Teryomenko 1 February 1987 (age 37)middle blocker
14 Flag of France.svg Benjamin Diez 4 April 1998 (age 25)libero
17 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Željko Ćorić24 August 1988 (age 35)setter
19 Flag of Brazil.svg José Ademar Santana6 February 1996 (age 28)outside hitter
20 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Jakub Klajmon20 February 2003 (age 21)middle blocker
22 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Michaël Parkinson 23 November 1991 (age 32)middle blocker
Head coach: Flag of Brazil.svg Marcelo Fronckowiak

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  1. "Media Guide". Retrieved 2022-02-19.
  2. "Effectif 2022/23". Tours VB (in French). Retrieved 1 December 2022.