Alumni Spotlight: Reynaldo Ferreira

Alumni Spotlight - Reynaldo Ferreira

Reynaldo Ferreira, a graduate of County Prep High School in 2010 and a lifelong resident of Jersey City, has assumed the role of head coach for the women's volleyball team at Ramapo College. Affectionately known as Rey, he was an active athlete at CP from 2006 to 2010, showcasing his talents across various sports disciplines. In his freshman year, Rey played varsity baseball under the guidance of Coach Zadroga. Throughout his high school tenure, he excelled in varsity bowling for all four years, under the mentorship of Coach Pasinski. Additionally, Rey participated in boys' varsity volleyball from his sophomore to senior year, where he was coached by both Coach La Volpe and Coach D’Andrea.

Following his high school education, Rey pursued further studies at Hudson County Community College from 2013 to 2015. Subsequently, he embarked on a journey within the volleyball realm, gradually ascending through the coaching ranks. In 2015, Rey initiated his coaching career with the Conquest Elite Volleyball Club, assuming roles as both Director and Head Coach for the 16U girls’ volleyball team. Concurrently, he served as an Assistant Varsity Coach and Junior Varsity Coach for the Boys' Volleyball team at Hudson Catholic Regional High School.

Continuing his dedication to volleyball, Rey transitioned to become a volleyball instructor for the 9+ team at the GET IT DUNNE Volleyball Club in 2017. Shortly thereafter, he assumed the position of head coach for the girls’ volleyball team at Kent Place School. During his tenure at Kent Place, Rey demonstrated exceptional leadership, guiding the Dragons to victory in the 2021 Union County Championship. Furthermore, under his tutelage, the team advanced to the NJSIAA Non-Public, Group-A Tournament Semifinal Round, where they displayed formidable prowess, ultimately conceding a closely contested match in three sets to Immaculate Heart.

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