Brad Ferreira enters his sixth season with Weber State men's tennis team and his third year as Director of Tennis. Ferreira was named as the head coach of the Wildcats' men's tennis team in July of 2012. Ferreira replaced Jared Burnham, who left WSU after serving as the head coach for the previous eight seasons.
Ferreira has an overall carreer record of 63-52 in his time with the Wildcats and is 40-11 in Big Sky Conference matches. He led the Wildcats to an undefeated,10-0, Big Sky regular season Championship in 2014. In 2015 he led the Wildcats to its second Big Sky regular season Championship.
In 2016, he led the Wildcats to a three-peat of Big Sky Regular Season champship as well as Big Sky Tournament Champions. The Wildcats then went on to make their first appearance in school history in the NCAA championships.
Ferreira is an alumnus of Weber State University, and played collegiately for the Wildcats from 1986 to 1990. He played #2 singles and #1 doubles during his career at Weber State, helping the Wildcats to four-straight Big Sky Conference championships under head coach Keith Cox. Ferreira played his doubles matches alongside former WSU women's tennis coach Jonas Ehrlin.
Following his career with the Wildcats, Ferreira entered the coaching ranks as a club professional, starting his career at the Ogden Athletic Club. After spending three years as a Teaching Assistant, he became the club's Head Tennis Professional, and served in that capacity from 1993 to 2000.
During his time at the Ogden Athletic Club, Ferreira also coached on the ATP World Tour, guiding his brother, Wayne, who was ranked in the top 10 on the tour.
In 2000, Ferreira left coaching to work in the pharmaceutical industry, where he spent the next five years.
Wanting to get back into the tennis world, Ferreira founded the Eagleridge Tennis and Swim Club in North Salt Lake City in 2005, where he remains as the Owner and Operator. He had also been the Tennis Director at the club since its inception, but turned the bulk of those duties over to assistants as he turned his focus toward the Weber State program.