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image  1 Laurent Tillie - French male volleyball olympic coach
August 8, 2021

After his playing career Tillie went into volleyball coaching, returning to Cannes in 2001.

His team became French #champions in 2005, and French Cup winner in 2007.

In 2005, Tillie assumed more responsibility serving as the head coach for the Czech Republic men's national volleyball team.

He led this team to 9th place at the 2005 European Championship and qualification for the 2006 World Championships.

He remained with AS Cannes until he accepted the position as the head #coach of the #France #men's national volleyball team in July 2012. In 2013 and 2014 the French team finished 10th at World League and just a few months later, France finished 4th at the 2014 Men’s World #Championship in Poland.

He coached the #French men's national #volleyball team to the 2015 #WorldLeague Championship in Rio.

At the #Tokyo2020 #Olympics he coached his #team to the #goldmedal, defeating the ROC in five sets.