2023-2024 15 Regional Head Coach
Coach Sandra was born and raised in South Carolina. She played on her varsity volleyball team for three years in high school as a 6 rotational player. After high school, she joined the Army to travel and see the world as a power generation equipment mechanic. After 10 years in the Army, she decided it was time to change careers, return to school, and expand her family. Coach Sandra and her husband, Tony, decided to settle in the Central Texas area close to Fort Hood. After several years of working in public accounting, she was able to take a break and focus on her family. Coach Sandra started teaching Middle School Math in 2021 and is currently a High School Math teacher and the Varsity volleyball head coach at a private school in Killeen.
Coach Sandra is passionate about volleyball and enjoys watching and playing whenever possible. She loves to share her passion and love for the game with anyone who wants to learn. She loves to learn and grow as a coach. She hopes to make a difference with each athlete she encounters and loves to get to know each player as a person, and wants each one to know that she cares about them. Her daughter, Alicia, has followed in her mom’s footsteps and has been playing volleyball since age 11 and has been playing for Velocity for the last 4 seasons.
For over six years, Coach Sandra has coached elementary, middle, and high school volleyball teams. In her spare time, she volunteers at her daughter’s school, hunts, reads, watches movies, spends time with her family, enjoys the outdoors, and helps with Velocity clinics.
This is Coach Sandra’s fourth season with Austin Velocity, and she is excited to see another season and to work with the athletes.
Coach Sandra is certified in IMPACT, SafeSport, and Positive Coaching Alliance Level 1. She was a Gold Medal Squared clinic attendee in July 2021. She is also currently working on her AOC Head Coach Level 1 certification.