Sarah Spears joined the Plymouth State women’s volleyballcoaching staff in the spring of 2012. A 2009 graduate of PSU,Spears anchored the defense as the most successful libero inprogram history. She led the team in digs in three of herfour seasons and her 2,148 career digs are the program’s topmark. Her 174 career aces are good enough for 8th place inthe PSU record books.
Spears’ backrow play was instrumental in guiding thePanthers to their only ECAC Championship in 2008, being named thetournament’s Most Outstanding Player after amassing 55 digsin three tournament matches. During her career she was namedLEC Defensive Player of the Year once, while also being awardedmultiple Defensive Player of the Week honors and All-Academicawards.
Spears has previous coaching experience with the Lakes RegionJuniors volleyball club and currently teaches 4th grade at MonroeConsolidated School.