Born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Coach Juliana Todescan now resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she teaches foreign language classes at the University of New Mexico. Coach Juliana started her volleyball career in Brazil and competed at the NAIA level at John Brown University. Her skills for the game accumulated many honors: 1st Team Conference and Region (3 years), Honor All-American (2 years), All-American (Junior & Senior), Region Setter of the Year (3 years), MVP Player Region (2 years), Best Newcomer of the Region (Sophomore), and Female-Athlete of the Year (2 years). Coach Juliana began her coaching at Ozark Juniors Volleyball Club, instructing 14's, and 17's teams. Her detail to instruction, setting skills, and knowledge has surpassed all expectations of others. This will be her 5th year coaching with ARVC, where she will be head coach for 17N2 Adidas & 15N1 Adidas. She holds USAV-IMPACT and NFHS Level 1 certifications in volleyball coaching.
"Train yourself to listen to that small voice inside of you that tells you what is important and what is not." - Juliana