Tina Salak comes out of retirement at 44, joins Chery Tiggo


Philippine Military’s Tina Salak. Photograph by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.internet

MANILA, Philippines—Iconic setter Tina Salak has come out of retirement to serve double duties for Chery Tiggo within the Premier Volleyball League.

Salak, 44, won’t solely be a part of head coach Aaron Velez’ employees but additionally as one of many Crossovers’ setters.

Velez stated in a report from the PVL that web site that Salak’s choice was made on the final attainable minute and it was a transfer the top coach absolutely accepted.

“It’s actually an honor and privilege to educate the legendary Tina Salak. I didn’t anticipate it in any respect. The choice to incorporate her within the roster was sudden however a very good choice I might say,” stated Velez.

“It’s additionally going to be a difficult position for coach Tina as a result of she’ll coach and play at a given time. Her expertise is a given however to witness her expertise and management is outstanding… Simply inspiring.”

Salak first performed for the Philippine Military in 2005 and retired in 2016 however determined to return out of retirement in 2018 and swimsuit up for Cocolife.

She then retired that very same 12 months to give attention to her duties as head coach of De La Salle-Zobel’s women’ volleyball staff.

The 2005 Southeast Asian Video games bronze medalist received two titles within the PVL and three within the Premier Volleyball League.


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