Jochen Schops has led Poitiers to an undefeated start to the season after a 3-1 win over Nantes Reze.
Levi Cabral led Montpellier to a win to open the French Ligue A season.
Mitch Stahl is making the move to the Tours VB, the French champions in 2018.
Levi Cabral will be playing in France again next season with Montpellier. He won the CEV Cup with Tours VB the last time he played in France in 2017.
Team USA middle blocker Dan McDonnell (UC Irvine ’12) has transferred from Poland’s Trefl Gdansk to Tourcoing in French Pro A.
Scott Kerovken will be playing for Tours VB, the most successful club in France after playing for VfB Friedrichshafen. He is the third middle blocker from UC Irvine to play for Tours this decade.
As the saga of suspension for Paris Volley continues for a third straight week and enters its second round of appeals, the French Ligue A has announced it is postponing the playoffs at least a week.
On March 22, the National Directorate of Support and Management Control (DNACG) announced it had rejected Paris Volley’s appeal regarding suspension from the Ligue A playoffs.
Tours VB and its current coach, Cédric Enard, have failed to reach an agreement for a contract extension due to the coach’s extended duties with the French Male National Team
Tours made a statement at their most recent 2018 CEV Men’s Challenge Cup match against Olympiacos Piraeus as nearly all 2,800 fans held up “No Racism” signs after fans made remarks to Cameroon’s Nathan Wounembaina in the previous match.