Friedrichshafen – VfB Friedrichshafen will seem in a brand new guise from subsequent season. After greater than 22 years, Häfler volleyball gamers have up to date their emblem and turned it into a contemporary model. The principle concern of these accountable was to create a worth to acknowledge and on the identical time to not do with out the blue diamond of the primary membership.
The volleyball gamers at VfB Friedrichshafen have had their very own emblem for the reason that 2002/03 season. As in the primary membership, a blue diamond might be seen there, in addition to a flying volleyball and later the letter “Friedrichshafen”. Since then, the membership has collected 24 state titles and victories in volleyball. “The period wherein Friedrichshafen developed into probably the most profitable German males’s volleyball membership started with this emblem,” stated VfB Managing Director Thilo Späth-Westerholt. “It has an excellent model with town and the primary membership.”
These accountable didn’t need to half with this within the years to come back. Nonetheless, the need arose to provide the VfB Friedrichshafen model a brand new coat of paint after greater than 20 years. Along with the company SSM – AGENCY FOR SPORTIVE BRANDS, Häfler has redeveloped the emblem. “We needed to enhance our picture and create a excessive recognition worth,” explains Späth-Westerholt.
“By subtracting and lowering, we now have a transparent emblem that works vertically and horizontally and appears nice.”
The well-known VfB diamond has remained and could be discovered on the arm of a volleyball participant throughout a cross. “We’re giving the diamond a brand new that means and making a hyperlink on the planet of volleyball,” stated the managing director.
The ball from the earlier emblem reappears in a unique form and in a unique location. The blue and white colours change the blue and yellow of the earlier model. “Friedrichshafen” seems as a textual content, as a transparent dedication to dwelling.
“The timing of this variation couldn’t have been higher,” says Späth-Westerholt. “After the closing of the ZF Enviornment, a season with out spectators and one yr in Neu-Ulm, we’re lastly returning to Friedrichshafen in entrance of an viewers. It feels extra like a brand new starting and that’s precisely what our emblem is predicated on.” The motto was “evolution as an alternative of change”. “The workforce has an excellent historical past, we all know that,” he continued. “With our present model, we are able to now open just a few new chapters.” The seasonal marketing campaign with the slogan “Lastly open once more at dwelling” must also contribute to this.
In the meantime, renovation work has begun on Hangar R, the brand new dwelling area. Thilo Späth-Westerholt says: “Preparations for conversion are being made there in the intervening time. “This contains, for instance, work to arrange for the set up of air flow and electrical work.” When the professionals and Volley YoungStars can prepare there for the primary time is determined by varied components. “However we’ve got deliberate in such a approach that we’ll undoubtedly play our dwelling video games in October.
There’s a non permanent answer in order that the beginning of coaching works effectively subsequent Monday. As a result of summer time holidays, the halls on the vocational faculty heart are free and will likely be accessible solely for each professionals and younger stars throughout this era. Späth-Westerholt says: “The district workplace approached us in cooperation.
“We’re very comfortable that we are able to begin the season beneath good circumstances.” A complete of seven gamers are beginning the season. Captain Dejan Vincic, Žiga Stern, Luciano Vicentin and libero Nikola Pekovic are getting ready with their nationwide groups for the World Cup in September. Miguel Martinez remains to be ready for his visa in Colombia.
Due to his commitments with the Slovenian nationwide workforce, head coach Mark Lebedev additionally leaves assistant coach Liam Sketcher and scout Radomir Vemic on the helm. “We have talked to Marko a number of instances about setting targets whereas he is with the nationwide workforce,” defined Sketcher. “Initially it is all about health and method and we will focus extra on that.
(Media launch: VfB Friedrichshafen)