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Tuesday  5:00-7:00
Thursday  5:00-7:00
Sunday  5:00-7:00


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Coach James Onikeku


Playing Experience: James  "JO" , lettered 4 years in soccer and also played on the men's volleyball club team at Tennessee Temple. 

Coaching Experience:  Ho began coaching for Memphis Juniors in 2019. JO began his coaching career at Tennessee Temple University.  He was assistant coach from 1989-1994. He was assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for University of Tennessee at Chattanooga from 1994- 1998.  Returned to UTC in 2002-2010. He was head coach at Northwestern State from 1999-2002. He joined the University of Memphis staff as Associate Head Coach in 2011-2018. 


  •  UTC won Southern Conference in 1997, 1998
  • Three tournament titles while at UTC
  • Best two year win total at Northwestern during his time coaching
  • Two NCAA -I appearances

Certifications: IMPACT and SafeSport Certified. Member of AVCA

Coach Maria Pulido


Playing Experience: Maria played volleyball at the collegiate level for University of Tennessee at Martin 

Coaching Experience: Maria has coached for Memphis Juniors since 2014. Previously she coach at Memphis Metro for 14 years.  She has also coached for St. Francis, St. Ann of Bartlett, St. Georges, Germantown High School, Houston Middle School and Houston High School. 

Certifications: IMPACT and SafeSport Certified. CAP I certified