Sanaa Henson

12-2 Blue - Assistant Coach


Coach Fun Facts

  • Passionate about cinematography and lighting
  • Has a dream journal
  • Enjoys meditating and yoga
  • Loves traveling (especially to tropical places)
  • Wants to be a surfer

Coach Bio

This season (2024-2025) Sanaa Henson is the assistant coach for Roots Volleyball’s third 17s team – 17-3 Maple and assistant coach for Roots Volleyball’s second 12s team – 12-2 Blue.

Sanaa graduated from Spring High School (2019).  She led her volleyball team to many strong finishes and earned the team MVP award during her junior season. She continued her education at the University of Texas, graduating in the spring of 2023 with her bachelor’s in science for Radio-Television and Film with a minor in Business. She continuously works on film projects as a gaffer.

Sanaa just finished up her first-year teaching at Blazier Elementary. She also earned the Teacher of Promise award for her campus.

Last season Sanaa served as the head coach for 13-4 Mesquite and led them to their strongest showing at Lone Star Regionals with a 5th place finish. Previously she coached 2 seasons of club volleyball.  Sanaa lives in north Austin and is excited to coach her 3rd season with the Roots Volleyball family.