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Beatriz Ferreira

Academic Coordinator

Phone: (804) 828-7821

Beatriz was born and raised in Brazil, and her passion for sports brought her to the U.S. in 2009 to pursue her undergraduate degree while playing volleyball. In her role as Academic Coordinator, she oversees all the aspects of the application, admissions and graduation process for the Center.

Bea first came to VCU in 2015, as a graduate student in VCU’s Center for Sport Leadership and worked with the Richmond Kickers Soccer Club as Marketing and Services Coordinator while pursuing her graduate degree. In that role, Bea assisted on every aspect of game day operations and managed clients and members accounts.

Right after completion of the Masters of Education in Sport Leadership, Ferreira was hired at University of Richmond Athletics into her new role as Marketing Assistant. At U of R, she assisted with game day operations, ticket office operations and marketing strategies.

Prior to VCU, while pursuing her undergraduate degree at Norfolk State University, Ferreira worked with the Athletics Department as an Academic Support Intern, assisting student athletes and, also worked as a Junior’s Travel Volleyball coach, as she still does to this day.