- Team management
- Group Dynamics
- The values of team sports
- Management of victory and defeat
- Management of differences
- Followership the point of view of employees
Born in San Donà di Piave (VE) on June 23, 1981, Rachele is a former volleyball player, played as a setter and has 106 appearances with the Italian national team.
She approached the world of sports through swimming, which she practiced competitively from a very young age.
Volleyball, however, captured her at the age of 9: in fact, she fell in love with the Japanese cartoon “Mila and Shiro,” and her childhood dream was to wear the number 7 jersey of the Italian National Team just as Mila wore that of Japan.
Her first call-up to the national team came at the age of 14 and from there she wore the national team jersey until 2003, even winning a World Cup with the senior national team in 2002.
Rachele does not call herself a talented player, but she has always believed in hard work, dedication, and determination, characteristics that have led her to achieve her goals.
Volleyball has taught her to “play as a team,” partly because of the responsible role she has held. The setter, in fact, must know how to put himself completely at the service of the team, and put his teammates in the best possible conditions while also knowing how to choose the right moment.
After playing in several clubs in Italy, She ended her career in France in 2012.
She was able to deal with different realities by experimenting and always looking at change as a new opportunity.
Since 2013 she has worked for LGS Sport Lab, a sports marketing and communication agency that deals with image management, communication and training of professional athletes and works with companies that want to invest in the world of sports.
In 2014 she commented women’s volleyball for SKY (FOX) ,in 2015 commentator and talent of Gazzetta TV, in 2016 of Mediaset Premium, from 2018 of Eurosport and in 2019 she began a collaboration with Dazn too.
In 2021 she worked as a commentator of the Olympic Games for Eurosport and Discovery+.
In 2022 she hosted “Good Morning Beijing ” daily in-depth program on the Beijing Winter Olympic Games for Eurosport and Discovery+
Since 2022 she has been commentating on Volleyball for Sky Sports.
Since 2015, he has been part of the “Training for the Future” school/work orientation and training project as a testimonial.
As a motivational speaker, she brings her sports experience to the company through which she tells how to learn from sports to meet professional challenges.
Since 2018 she has been presenting, together with Lorenzo Dallari, the Menerani Fair Play Award.
Since 2019 she has been working with the “Festival dello Sport” organized by Gazzetta dello Sport as a moderator/presenter.
Since 2019 she has held a column inside the monthly volleyball magazine Supervolley.
Fitness and running enthusiast she has run two marathons (Milan and NY) and participated in many races.
She lives in Milan, the city that adopted her when she stopped playing, with her partner DJ Ringo and her little dog Iggy.
- Gold at the 2002 World Championships
- Italian Sand Volleyball Supercup
- European Juniores Gold
- Italian Juniores Championship Awarded as best player
- Pre-Junior Worlds Bronze Medal
- 2 Italian Cups Series A2 Awarded as best player
- Arnaldo Eynard Award as best under 20 99/00
- 106 national team appearances
- Knight Order of Merit of the Italian Republic 2002
- Gold’s Collar for sporting merit 2004
- Italian Volleyball Hall of Fame 2022