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Michael Feferman

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Michael Feferman

Lower School Physical Education Teacher

Michael Feferman is the lower school physical education teacher. Mr. Feferman received his B.A. in physical education from the Belorussian University of Sports Education. In Belarus, he worked as a camp supervisor and coach for the Belorussian Sports Camp and served as senior wrestling coach for the Belorussian Olympic School for Youth. Since coming to the U.S., he has worked for the YMCA in Oakland as a soccer coach, and he was an assistant coach at the Golden Gate Wrestling Club. He also served for four years as P.E. teacher and head soccer coach (K-12) in the Poplar Bluff Public School District, Missouri. Mr. Feferman joined Black Pine Circle School in 2000.

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