Giampaolo Medei began his coaching career in 1994 with Lube Volley’s youth teams, making his way up to assistant coach of the men’s senior team in 2001.
The 45-year-old continued with Sparkling Volley of Milan in Italy’s Second Division, before moving to Top Volley in Latina firstly as assistant and then as head coach.
After a season in Modena as assistant of Daniele Bagnoli, he closed his Italian experience and moved to the French League, where he has been at the helm of Narbonne Volley, Beauvais Volleyball and, the last year, in Tours Volleyball which he led to the title in the European CEV Cup.
In February 2016 he became assistant to Gianlorenzo Blengini on the bench of the Italian National team which won the silver medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
He is the head coach of Cucine Lube Civitanova since 2017, in the club where he started his career.