17 Hickory - 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
This season (2022-2023) AJ Sanchez is the assistant coach for Roots Volleyball’s HCI 17s team – 17 Hickory.
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.
Previously, AJ assisted several teams last season (2021-2022) 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 2nd season with the Roots Volleyball family.