Sara Branch was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico and now lives in the city of Rio Rancho.
Coach Branch played volleyball for 10 years as a DS, Libero and Outside Hitter. She played high school ball at Hop Christian and college at the University Of New Mexico. During her high school career she played club for NM Juniors.
I started coaching after I finished playing volleyball at UNM. I wanted to coach because I am passionate about volleyball and love spending my time with other who love volleyball.
Coach Branch started her coaching career after she finished playing for UNM. She wanted to get into coaching because she is passionate about this sport and loves spending her time with others who share that same love. She went on to coach high school ball for her alma mater, Hope Christian and later for NM Juniors and continued on to coach for ARVC. After 6 years she decided to retire to focus on her career and personal life. We are lucky and proud to announce that she is coming out of” retirement” to coach again with ARVC!
In addition to coaching, Coach Branch is an Outreach and Marketing Specialist with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Coach Branch's Favorite Quote -
My favorite saying is “fake it till you make it” it’s helped me reach goals and accomplish challenges.