Ferreira, a former professional tennis player from South Africa, is in his first season on the Delaware State staff. He played collegiately at the University of Alabama, earning all-SEC and all-America honors. Ferriera won two Grand Slam doubles titles, the Men's title at the 2000 Australian Open with Rick Leach and the mixed doubles at the Australian Open with Corina Morariu in 2001. He was named the Senior Assistant Men's and Women's Tennis Head Coach at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, in July 2007. Ferreira is now the co-owner of the Eagleton/ Ferreira Tennis Academy on Longboat Key in Florida.