AJ Sanchez

14-4 Mesquite - Assistant Coach


Coach Fun Facts

  • Enjoys doing make-up
  • Shares a birthday with his mom
  • Intramural champion in sand volleyball at UT
  • Hometown is 10 minutes from the Mexico border
  • Has no wisdom teeth

Coach Bio

This season (2023-2024) AJ Sanchez is the head coach for Roots Volleyball’s fourth 14s team – 14-4 Mesquite.

AJ was born in McAllen, Texas and attended PSJA Early College High School (Class of 2019). He is continuing his education collegiately at the University of Texas and he’ll graduate in May 2023. AJ is earning his degree in Applied Movement Science. He also serves as a TA for all the volleyball classes offered at UT.

Last season (2022-2023), AJ served as the 13 Elm head coach. Previously (2021-2022), AJ assisted several teams including 11 Hickory, 16UA Green, 15UA Blue, and 16UA Blue.

AJ currently works at H-E-B and lives in Austin (west campus area). This will be AJ’s 3rd season with the Roots Volleyball family.