This year marks the start of a new era for Colombia’s women’s team. It is Argentinian Eduardo Guillaume’s first year in charge and the team’s first World Grand Prix appearance. Guillaume’s previous international experience came as assistant coach of his home country’s women’s team and as head coach of their under-23 women’s squad. He also has extensive club coaching experience. He guided the Bolivar men’s club to the 2014 Colombian Volleyball League title and won the Colombian Women’s Volleyball League title with TANDI in 2000 and 2001. Guillaume won the Argentinian Women’s Volleyball League in 1988 with Atletico Independiente de Avellaneda and in 1989 with Atletico Boca Juniors.