Francesca started playing volleyball when she was 6 years old, played all the junior tournaments from the under 14 on; won the bronze in the under 16 and the under 18 national category, when she was awarded “the best outside”.
Between 15 and 17 years old Francesca also played in the League and won the Championship for 2 consecutive years. At 17 years old she became a professional player and has joined teams in the Italian highest level leagues A1, A2 and B1.
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In 1998 Francesca won the B1 Italian Cup with the Società Volley Cecina and was awarded best player of the season. She has won the B1 championships three times, in 2003, 2006 and 2010 and was in the final four at the A1 Italian Cup.
Having played for 21 years, Francesca spent most of her life as a professional volleyball player. Six years ago she decided to start coaching focussing on the division 1 junior players with the intention to grow volleyball talents.
Francesca is a technically prepared, keen and enthusiastic coach, well disposed and able to deal with different personalities and develop their potentials to the highest.
She produces tailored programmes for different clinics, focussing on the technique and the tactics and teaches teams to build winning strategies