This is Sonja's first season coaching with APEX NW. Sonja just moved to Washington from Minnesota, where she played four years of varsity volleyball at Edison High School and continued her volleyball career at Dakota County College. Sonja also played club for Minneapolis Vibe for three years and one year at Northern Impact Volleyball Club. Furthermore, Sonja also coached for Edison High School as the head coach of their C-Team and varsity assistant for two years, while also coaching club at Minneapolis Vibe for three season. She loves to share her passions with others who are excited to learn and grow as a team, and she is excited to continue coaching this season!
In college, Sonja was studying nursing and French, but now taking a gap year this school year to focus on herself and her hobbies. In her free time, Sonja works a lot, but also enjoys bouldering (rock climb) indoors and outdoors, as well as hiking, backpacking, and simply spending time at home with her roommate, and their two kittens.