Head Coach Kim Lester
Kim Lester is in her ninth year as Head Women's Volleyball coach. The 2004 Mesa's Womens Volleyball team (22-5) completed its highest finish in the program's history finishing second in the state. In 2006, the Olympians qualified for the State Championship again and finished fourth. Over the past four years Coach Lester has culminated a record of 59-1 in Pacific Coast Conference play and the Olympians have been conference champions outright for the past four years. Coach Kim was also honored as the PCC Coach of the Year (2004,2006,2007) as well as the PCC Female Sport Coach of the Year (2004).
Prior to coaching at SD Mesa, she served as Assistant Volleyball Coach at The University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She has also successfully coached as either Assistant or Head Coach at Idaho State University, the University of Oklahoma, Saddleback College, San Diego City College, and Southwestern College. In these assignments, she has been known for her emphasis on developing good students as well as good athletes. She earned "Coach of the Year" honors at Saddleback College where her team finished 2nd in the state. She is also known for developing winning teams, resulting in numerous championships and titles.
Kim is a fomer intercollegiate player herself, playing for San Diego State University. She earned a B.S. in Physical Education and a Masters in Education with an emphasis in Physical Education from Azusa Pacific Univeristy.
Assistant Coach Sarah Munoz
•Played 4 years Varsity at Santa Fe Christian (State Champions 2003; State Runners-Up 2002 & 2004; All-State Team 2003 & 2004; Sportsmanship Award 2002; North county Times Player of the Year 2004
•Played club at Solana Beach VBC (3 years), Momentum VBC (1 year) and Epic VBC (2 years) Placed 3rd at Festival
•Played 4 years at Virginia Tech 2005-2008
•Played professionally in Puerto Rico for Toa Baja in Spring 2009; LVSF Champions for 2009 Season
•Coached camps at Virginia Tech 2005-2008
•Coached private lessons for 1 year
•Graduating Virginia Tech in December 2009 with Bachelor's in Liberal Arts and Human Sciences with 3 minors in Psychology, Sociology, Humanities and the Arts.