Julio Ruvira has more than 27 years of experience, assuming various roles and responsibilities in the sport of volleyball in Puerto Rico. In addition to being a physical education instructor for more than 23 years in various schools, Ruvira also served as head coach for three years at the University of Puerto Rico – Bayamon, and four years at Universidad Del Este. He also served as technical director for various club leagues. Ruvira served for two years as coach and six years as an assistant coach in the professional men’s volleyball league in Puerto Rico. In the women’s professional league, he was an assistant coach for 14 years in Toa Baja, Ponce, Bayamon and Carolina, where he won a total of four national championships. Ruvira has been working with the national federation’s youth programme for more than seven years. He is a certified Puerto Rico volleyball coach Level III and a certified Level I international volleyball coach.