Ed Ferreira is in his 29th season as an athletics trainer at Fresno State. He is responsible for the care and prevention of injuries as they relate to the Bulldog men's basketball program. Ferreira's expertise and experience as a trainer dates back to the days when Boyd Grant patrolled the sidelines as the Bulldogs' head coach. It was largely because of Ferreira that Fresno State enjoyed unprecedented health during the WAC championship 2002-03 season. The team had only one player miss a game due to injury the entire campaign, that being Rolando Todd against Boise State. Fresno State had a full roster of players for every other game. One of the longest tenured individuals in the athletics department, Ferreira also supervises the North Gym athletics training facility where, in addition to men's basketball, he works with women's cross country, track and field, men's golf, men's tennis and wrestling. In addition, Ferreira is a clinical instructor and supervisor for the student athletics training interns. A graduate of San Jose State with a degree in physical education, Ferreira earned a master's degree in kinesiology from Cal State Hayward. Prior to coming to Fresno State, he was the head athletics trainer at West Valley Junior College for eight years. Ed and his wife, Marta, have two daughters, Jeannie and Michelle, and a grandchild, Ashlynne.
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