Esther joined Side-Out as the New Opportunities Manager in July of 2019. She is personally motivated to help further the cause and the importance of "tomorrows matter", as her mother battled metastatic breast cancer for fourteen years. Esther played collegiate volleyball for the UC Davis Women’s Volleyball program as a libero and graduated in 2011 with Bachelor’s Degrees in both Psychology and Communications. She continued on to earn a Master's Degree in Sports Management, with an emphasis on Program Administration and Coaching. Esther has over fifteen years of coaching experience with both school and club teams and is currently entering her ninth season with the UC Davis Men’s Volleyball club program, as Head Coach.