Sara Kidd begins her third season as director of operations for the women's volleyball program.
Her duties include overseeing the program's budget, organizing team travel, arranging recruiting visits, organizing Mick Haley's annual volleyball camps and general office duties.
Prior to USC, Kidd worked as a consultant for the Austin (Texas) Sports Center. As an events director and programs coordinator, she planned and organized tournaments throughout the state.
Originally from San Diego, California, Kidd played four years of collegiate volleyball. She played two seasons at James Madison (1997-98) before transferring to Kansas (1999-2000). She was a member of the dean's list and team captain for the Jayhawks in her senior season.
Kidd earned Big 12 All-Academic first team honors in 2000 and earned Jayhawk Scholar honors in 1999 and 2000.
She earned her bachelor's degree in sports management from Kansas in 2002.