Cheonan Hyundai Capital Skywalkers

Cheonan Hyundai Capital Skywalkers
천안 현대캐피탈 스카이워커스
Full name Cheonan Hyundai Capital Skywalkers Volleyball Club
천안 현대캐피탈 스카이워커스 배구단
Short name Hyundai Capital
Nickname Sky Walkers
Founded 1983
Ground Yu Gwan-sun Gymnasium
Cheonan, Chungcheongnam-do, Republic of Korea
(Capacity: 5,482)
Owner South Korea Hyundai Capital
Chairman South Korea Jung Tae-young
Manager South Korea Choi Tae-woong
League South Korea V-League
2015-16 2nd
Website Club home page
Hyundai Motor Group sports
Football (Men's)
Football (Women's)
Volleyball (Men's)
Volleyball (Women's)
Archery (Men's)
Archery (Women's)

Cheonan Hyundai Capital Skywalkers is a Korean professional volleyball team. It was founded in 1983 and changed to a professional team in 2005. They are based in Cheonan and are members of the Korea Volleyball Federation (KOVO). Their home stadium is Yu Gwan-Sun Gymnasium in Cheonan. Sean Rooney of the United States men's national volleyball team, who had won the gold medal at the Beijing Olympics in 2008, was a member of this team for two years. They have won the championship twice, in the 2006 and 2007 season.


In 1983, the team were established as Hyundai Motor Service Men's Volleyball Team. They had won the winter league five times, and tens of other amateur leagues, before the professional series started in 2005.

In 2002, they were refounded as Hyundai Capital Men's Volleyball team, but they had to stay the second place because Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Volleyball team row over so that had won the winter league for straight nine years. After the foundation of the professional league, they won the series in 2005. Finally, Sean Rooney joined them, and contributed to their championships in 2006 and 2007.

In 2008, they signed former Penn State player Matt Anderson and made him one of the first players to forgo his senior year in the NCAA to go pro.




International Korea, China, Japan Volleyball Club Competition

Season-by-season records

Cheonan Hyundai Capital Skywalkers
Season Rank Postseason Games Wins Loss Points
2005 1 Runner-up 20 18 2 38
2005–06 1 Winner 35 31 4 31
2006–07 2 Winner 30 24 6 24
2007–08 3 Runner-up 35 24 11 24
2008–09 1 Runner-up 35 28 7 28
2009–10 2 Runner-up 36 26 10 -
2010–11 2 Playoff 30 22 8 -
2011–12 3 Playoff 36 22 14 70
2012–13 2 Playoff 30 18 12 52
2013–14 2 Runner-up 30 21 9 61
2014–15 5 Did not qualify 36 15 21 52
2015–16 1 Runner-up 36 28 8 81


Current squad

As of 21 January 2016[1]
Current Squad
South Korea 16 Left Ki Dong Kyun
South Korea 14 Left Kim Jae Hoon
South Korea 9 Left Park Joo Hyung
South Korea 8 Left/Right Song Jun Ho
Cuba 7 Left Oreol Camejo
South Korea 1 Left Lim Dong Kyu
South Korea 13 Left Han Jung Hoon
South Korea 12 Right Kim Joon Young
South Korea 15 Right Moon Sung-min
South Korea 19 Centre Kim Jae Hwi
South Korea 18 Centre Shin Young Suk
South Korea 10 Centre Yoon Bong Woo
South Korea 4 Centre Jin Sung Tae
South Korea 11 Centre Choi Min-ho
South Korea 3 Setter Noh Jae Wook
South Korea 6 Setter Lee Seung Won
South Korea 17 Libero Shin Dong Kwang
South Korea 5 Libero Yeo Oh Hyun

Notable players

See also


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