Marcela Oliveria
Email: molivei1@ju.edu Tel: (904) 256-7405
Former University of South Florida standout Marcela Oliveria enters her first year as an assistant coach on the JU staff.

Oliveria comes to JU after coaching at the Top Select Volleyball Academy in Orlando.

While at Top Select Volleyball Academy, Oliveria coached the 12- and 18-year old squads. She was the head junior varsity coach and an assistant on the varsity team at Santa Fe Catholic High School before joining Top Select.

Her other club circuit coaching spots have included time with the Tampa Bay One Volleyball Club and The ampa Bay Juniors Volleyball Club. She has also served as a teacher at four different schools in Tampa.

Prior to returning to central Florida, Oliveria started her coaching career as a graduate assistant at Southeastern Oklahoma State University for the 2010 season. She worked specifically with the outside hitters and assisted with recruiting.

As a player, Oliveria was an outside hitter for the Bulls from 2006-09 where she earned three Big East all-conference honors. She also received three all-region and all-America (a program first) accolades. Prior to the 2009 campaign, Oliveria was tabbed conference preseason Player of the Year.

Oliveria finished her Bulls’ career ranked second all-time in kills (1,801) behind Coach Collier’s program record 2,729 kills. She is also fourth in aces with 219 and ninth in digs at 1,079.

Following her collegiate career, Oliveria played professionally for AYS Volleyball in Argentina for the 2011 season. She now plays for team Florida Wave in the Premier Volleyball League.

Oliveria graduated from USF in 2010 with a bachelor's degree in Physical Education.


Coaching Staff
2012-13 VOLLEYBALL COACHES
Michelle Collier Head Coach
Marcela Oliveria Assistant Coach
Kyle Cronk Graduate Assistant