Sarah Ramey is now in her 15th season as the Director of Athletic Performance at West Texas A&M University while entering her first campaign as Deputy Athletics Director and second as the university's Senior Woman Administrator.
Ramey oversees WT student-athletes in all sports in the all areas of health and performance, the benefits of which can be seen in the numerous honors and team championships which WT has garnered during her tenure at WT, as well as by her being recognized as the 2009 recipient of the Samson Equipment Strength & Conditioning Coach of the Year Award, as given by American Football Monthly.
She currently works directly with Volleyball, Women’s Basketball, Women’s Soccer, Baseball and Women’s Golf with past experience with Football, Men’s Basketball and Men’s Soccer. Ramey also served as the inaugural chair of the Lone Star Conference Athletic Performance Advisory Committee from January 2020-2022 which serves as an advisory group to the Lone Star Conference. In September of 2021 she began a four year term as the South Central Region representative on the D2 Track & Field National Committee.
From 2003-07 she served as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at the University of Colorado. In that capacity, she worked with the school’s football, volleyball, women’s soccer and alpine skiing squads. In addition, Ramey became a registered yoga instructor and taught yoga classes at Colorado.
Prior to her stint at Colorado, Ramey worked for one year as a graduate assistant coach at Kansas State, where she earned her master’s degree in Kinesiology in August of 2004. Before attending KSU, Ramey took on a five-month internship with Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning in Winchester, MA.
During her collegiate days, Ramey was a three-year volleyball letter winner at Wichita State where she played middle blocker and right side hitter for the Shockers. She graduated with a degree in Exercise Science in May of 2002.
She enjoys participating in running, cycling and triathlon events. She has done 5K's up to Ironman distance triathlons and has completed 4 Ironman’s. Ramey now pursues events off-road including 6-24 hour mountain bike races and gravel events.