A former standout at Nyack College, Raquel Shaffer-Sanchez has been the head coach of the Warriors Volleyball program since 2008. Coach Shaffer was named CACC Conference Coach of The Year in 2013. The team has showed consistent improvement under her direction. The team has made an appearance in the playoffs each season hosting their first home playoff match in 2013. The team has consistently been awarded the Conference Sportsmanship Award.
Coach Shaffer-Sanchez, who was an NAIA All-American in 2001, previously served as head coach at Tappan Zee High School for four seasons prior to taking over the Warriors Volleyball program. Under her guidance, Tappan Zee reached the post-season in each of her four years at the helm.
A decorated high school athlete, Coach
Shaffer-Sanchez was an All-State selection in her junior and senior
seasons at North Rockland High School.
Bret and Raquel were married in 2009 and were blessed with the birth of their son Logan in 2013. They currently reside in Nyack.