Sara is in her third season on the Whittier College Volleyball coaching staff. She grew up in San Dimas, CA and attended Charter Oak High school where she played both softball and volleyball. She went on to attend the University of La Verne where she was a member of the nationally ranked volleyball program from 2002-2004. During her time there, she was a part of three SCIAC undefeated championships and competed in two Final Fours. Her senior year, she served as a captain.
Sara graduated in 2005 with her B.A. in Communications. She then returned to La Verne in 2009 to obtain her teaching credential and M.A. in Education.
Since her playing days, she has coached at various levels, with 10+ years of elite club coaching experience, and has served as an assistant coach at both Pomona-Pitzer and La Verne. She is currently a 7th and 8th grade math teacher in Covina, Calif.