Roel is one of the moving spirits behind his volleyball club. In 1995 he began as a regular player but soon he wanted to invest more of his time. In the meantime he has been a coach for 12 years now. At the yearly youth tournament he is the orchestrating power taking the lead in organizing the entire event: he develops the tournament schedules and is the point of contact for 2000 players. Recently he became the president of the Technical Team.