AZ East Valley Juniors

AZ EAST VALLEY JUNIORS
Arizona's Premiere Volleyball Club Since 1990

AZ East Valley Juniors trains exclusively at
Court One, 9100 S. McKemy Street, Tempe, AZ 85284

Court One
2014-2015  
Name: Madge Christinne Pinheiro Ferreira
Team: 16R1
Position: Head Coach

Coaching Experience:

  • 8th year EVJ coach
  • 2012 AZ VB Festival - 14 Navy from 78th ranking in 2011 to 28th place (out of 120 teams)
  • 2012 Created and Maintained High School Age Competitor team “HIGH IMPACT” – Y Champions, High School Division for past 3 years (Gold division 2010-2011-2012)
  • 2010 to present - Provision ongoing private lessons for all positions (sand training)
  • High Performance Evaluator for AZ USA VOLLEYBALL - National and Regional travel teams
  • Villa Julie College (VJC) - Stevenson University (DIII)
    • Coached, Recruited, and Managed all marketing and administrative needs as the volleyball coach for VJC
    • Head Coach Men's volleyball Program - took team to Central Division Champions
    • Head Coach Women's volleyball program
    • Member of the AVCA (3 years)
  • Head Coach AZ - Dobson High Varsity Volleyball Team for Boys and Girls ended in 2003
  • Member of the coaching /traveling staff for the National Training Camp USAV level I and II for 4 years
  • Coached Provo High School in Utah for 2 years - took team to State Finals - CHAMPIONS
  • Coached at Brigham Young University Volleyball Camps for 4 years
  • Coached Patpasco High School in MD for 4 years - took team to the State Semi Finals
  • Coached Junior Olympic Programs - Victory Volleyball Club
  • IMPACT certified
  • Invited to Coach Junior Olympics in MD - Time Out Volleyball Club
  • Coached and Trained adults at Bally Total Fitness - Program Director & Rehabilitation - Fitness
  • Provided private lessons to help youngsters to improve volleyball fundamental skills

Playing Experience:

  • Played volleyball in South America - Brasil - started at the age of 10 years old
  • Recruited and played in Rio de Janeiro Brasil - professional player since age 13
  • Invited to participate on the Matsudaira volleyball camp - sponsored by the Japanese Olympic team
  • Member of the Regional Volleyball Team in Rio de Janeiro
  • Member of the Pan American Team and National tryouts in Brazil
  • Received a Scholarship to play volleyball for Brigham Young University (Outside Hitter)
  • All Conference and All Region for 4 years
  • Desert News - Newspaper - Athlete of the Month
  • Toured Europe and competed against teams in Germany, Italy, Austria, France
  • All American with Honorable Mention for Brigham Young University senior year
  • Received Athlete of Year Award - CROWD PLEASER - with Steve Young as Heisman
  • Brigham Young University All Tournament team for 4 years
  • Played next against players such as Lisa Masakaya, Jaqueline Silva, Paula Weisoff
  • Received coaching and direction under the supervision of Coach Carl McGown and Elaine Michaelis
  • 5 years After College Career - became Member the Middle River Volleyball Club
  • In MD Semi & Finalist in volleyball outdoor competitions ( Doubles ) - Grass and Beach tournaments
  • Created , managed and traveled with MD team volleyball team at the USVA - level AA and A

Other:

  • Bachelor (Political Science with minor in Athletics / Coaching)
  • Masters (Administration and Professional Leadership) Brigham Young University
  • Trilingual - Portuguese, Spanish and English
  • Community volunteer - American Heart Association, Diversity Network, Member of BofA Choir
  • Supervisor of Patient Assistant Programs for McKesson in North Scottsdale
  • Past Assistant Vice President for Bank of America – Online Banking
  • Business Six Sigma certified with emphasis in LEAN PROCESS and PROJECT MANAGEMENT
  • Hobbies: singing, playing guitar, racquetball, Zumba dancing and kick boxing
  • Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil