BKS Visła Bydgoszcz

BKS Visła Bydgoszcz
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Full nameBydgoski Klub Sportowy Visła Bydgoszcz
Short nameVisła Bydgoszcz
Founded1956; 66 years ago (1956)
GroundŁuczniczka
ul. Toruńska 59
85–023 Bydgoszcz
(Capacity: 6,082)
ChairmanWojciech Jurkiewicz
ManagerMarcin Ogonowski
CaptainMichal Masný
League1st Polish Volleyball League
WebsiteClub home page

BKS Visła Bydgoszcz, historically named Chemik Bydgoszcz, is a Polish professional men's volleyball team based in Bydgoszcz, founded in 1956. The club played in the top Polish volleyball league – PlusLiga from 2006 to 2020.

Team history

In 1947 the country decided to rebuild its infrastructure and re-opened the local chemical plant which manufactured explosive materials in 1947. In 1949 its employees registered a sports club under the name Koło Sportowe Wisła Łęgnowo or KS Wisła for short. The club was re-registered as Unia Łęgnowo in 1951.

The volleyball section was created in 1956, but was dissolved in 1961. In 1975, new senior and junior teams were created.

In 2006 after matches with Joker Piła, club called BKS Delecta–Chemik Bydgoszcz was promoted to PlusLiga. In 2013 the club was promoted to the CEV Cup tournament, but resigned. After a bad half of the season 2016/17 Piotr Makowski was dismissed in February 2017. Marian Kardas was a temporary head coach. On February 21, 2017, Dragan Mihailović was announced as a head coach and he led the team to the end of season 2016/17.

Former names

Years Name
1975–2004 Bydgoski Klub Sportowy (BKS) Chemik Bydgoszcz
2004–2006 BKS Delecta–Chemik Bydgoszcz
2006–2008 BKSCh Delecta Bydgoszcz
2008–2013 Delecta Bydgoszcz
2013–2015 Transfer Bydgoszcz
2015–2018 Łuczniczka Bydgoszcz
2018–2019 Chemik Bydgoszcz
2019–present BKS Visła Bydgoszcz

Coaches

During the league match against PGE Skra Bełchatów, November 28, 2009
2005–2006 Poland Paweł Blomberg
2006–2007 Poland Wiesław Popik
2007–2008 Slovakia Rastislav Chudík
2008–2011 Poland Waldemar Wspaniały
2011–2013 Poland Piotr Makowski
2013 Poland Marian Kardas
2013–2015 Belgium Vital Heynen
2015–2017 Poland Piotr Makowski
2017 Serbia Dragan Mihailović
2017–2019 Poland Jakub Bednaruk
2019–2020 Poland Przemysław Michalczyk
2020– Poland Marcin Ogonowski

Team

Notable players


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