Shen Qiong is the former captain of the Shanghai Volleyball Club who led the club in its record nine consecutive national titles in China.
He is also the former captain of the China Men’s National Team, which he led to the fifth place in the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
Following his retirement as a player in 2013, Shen became head coach of the club in 2014 – the youngest head coach of a senior professional club in the history of the national league.
As coach he has led the club to three consecutive national titles and was named the Best Coach of the Year for the 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17 seasons, being the only male player to have won the China League title both as a player and a coach.
In 2017, Shen also became assistant coach in the National Team.