Coach Sarah Wenger is in her first season with CCC. She came to Colby after serving as the head women’s basketball coach from 2015 to 2018 at Manhattan Christian College in Manhattan, Kan.
In her three seasons at MCC, Coach Wenger led the Thunder to an undefeated Midwest Christian College Conference championship, a conference tournament championship, and a national tournament appearance (2018). She successfully turned the program around, going 6-22 her first season, then 15-12, and finishing 21-8 in her final year.
Wenger enjoyed great success as a player at Manhattan Christian College as well. At point guard, she led the Thunder to two regional championships (2013 and 2014), three conference championships, two conference tournament championships (2013 and 2014), and two national tournament appearances (2013 and 2014) while finishing runner-up her junior year. She was also recognized as a Second Team All-American in 2013.
While attending Manhattan Christian, Wenger earned a degree in Bible and Leadership and a bachelor's degree in social work from Kansas State University. She is currently finishing a master’s degree from KSU in Academic Advising.
Wenger is a Kansas native, born and raised in the Topeka area.