Sandra is from Albuquerque, New Mexico, and began CrossFit in 2013 while living in San Diego.  She began coaching solfit/burn/bootcamp in 2014 at Depot, formerly named SolCity, and provides Physical Therapy services to gym members.  Sandra is a DPT, a Doctor of Physical Therapy, and earned her Master’s and Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy at the University of New Mexico in 2009.  Sandra also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science.  She has PT experience in many age ranges and settings, including sports rehab, orthopedics, acute care, long term acute care, skilled nursing facilities, private practice, and pediatrics.  Formerly a travel therapist, Sandra worked contracts in multiple cities including Albuquerque, Long Beach, Monterey, San Diego, and Los Angeles.  After several contracts in LA, she fell in love with the city and decided to stay permanently.  Sandra has participated in the CrossFit open in 2015 and 2016.  Sandra is happy to evaluate, assess and treat any preexisting or new injuries, as well as perform kinematic movement analysis and flexibility assessments of joints to help members at Depot perform to the best of their ability.  


Sandra is best reached via text message.  Ask in person or obtain her number from the front desk to set up an appointment. 

  • Quote: “Between stimulus and response there is a space.  In that space is our power to choose our response.  In our response lies our growth and our freedom” –Viktor E. Frankl

  • Favorite Workout: Fran / Least Favorite Workout: 2015 Open Workout 15.5

  • Favorite Movement: All Cleans!!

  • Favorite Cheat Meal: I don’t believe in cheat meals.  I live my life without food restrictions because I choose to eat healthy most of the time.  If I am craving junk food, I eat it without regrets.   My favorite is ice cream!

  • Interesting Fact about Sandra: I’m a twin!!! (No, I don’t do wardrobe changes mid-WOD!)

  • Favorite Super Hero: My mom, because she is a super hero in my eyes!