Marcos Kwiek has strong links to the Dominican Republic. As well as coaching Mirador, he has coached the women's national team since 2008. In 2014 he coached the national team to joint-fifth place at the World Championship, the country's highest finish at the event. He has also qualified for every World Grand Prix since he was appointed. The 47-year-old Brazilian will lead Mirador at the Club World Championship for a second time, having taken charge of their 2010 campaign when they finished fourth. He served as an assistant coach of the Brazilian women's team from 2003 to 2007.