Veteran middle blocker Jeong Dae-young continues his playing career wearing the uniform of his parent team, GS Caltex.
GS Caltex announced on the 18th that it had succeeded in recruiting Jung Dae-young, a middle blocker who obtained FA qualification after the 2022-23 season. His contract amount is 300 million won (annual salary of 250 million won, option 50 million won / 1 year).
With this, GS Caltex succeeded in reinforcing the middle blocker, which was the top priority in the off-season. Although Kim Yu-ri recently announced her retirement through her SNS, Han Su-ji, who ranked first in the blocking category last season, is in good health, and Jung Dae-young, who is rich in experience, is expected to be a great help to her power.
It is said that the GS Caltex club is also evaluating it as a satisfactory free agent recruitment.
Jung Dae-young, who has been active as a player since his professional start in 2005, has a reputation for thorough self-management.
43 years old in Korean age this year, he is at an age to think about retirement every season, but he is still showing his competitiveness. It is evaluated that he is still not behind in his skills even compared to his junior players. In fact, Jung Dae-young is showing off his unchanging skills by consistently placing his name in the top 5 in the V-League blocking category for the past three seasons.
In the 2020-21 season, he competed for the blocking title with Songi Han until the final game of the regular league, and ranked 4th in the 2021-22 season and 3rd in blocking in the 2022-23 season. In particular, in the previous season, Korea Expressway Corporation helped to win the championship match.
Jung Dae-young, still a competitive middle blocker resource, returned to his home team by increasing the record for the most FA contracts in the V-League women’s division to six.
At the time she signed her free agency contract with the Korea Expressway Corporation three years ago, her annual salary,안전놀이터 which was 95 million won, has also risen significantly to 250 million won.
She has a good relationship with GS Caltex. Wearing a GS Caltex uniform from 2008 to 2014, he experienced two championships in the 2007-08 season and the 2013-14 season.
Afterwards, Jung Dae-young, who played an active part in the Korea Expressway Corporation uniform for 9 seasons from the 2014-15 season, returned to his home team after 10 seasons and lit his last flame.
An official from GS Caltex said, “Jung Dae-young has achieved outstanding results over the past three seasons and has shown competitiveness in the league.”