Alessandro Bovo, a former player of the Italian national team who won Olympic gold in 1992 and silver in 1996, has played a vital role in Brescia’s successes in the last 15 years.
He was appointed as Brescia’s head coach in 2008. Eight years after the Italian team won its fourth LEN Euro Cup and became a regular participant in the Champions League Final Eight the following year. In 2021, Brescia broke Pro Recco’s domination and won the Italian Championships. Shortly afterward, the club achieved its best-ever result in the Champions League, winning the bronze medal. Brescia is still the second-best Italian team and one of the best in Europe.