Kirsten Beach

Leslie Enriquez and Jocelyn Rizo

Kirsten Beach, a physical education teacher at Santa Fe High, is enjoying her first year of teaching. She says she likes it because it’s fun and “I get to play all day.” She is also the girls’ JV basketball coach.

Ms. Beach has loved basketball her whole life. Born in Marshalltown, Iowa, she attended Iowa State University, where she played basketball.

She also has some coaching experience. “I coached in California for three years and I loved it,” she said.

Ms. Beach has three children, a dog, and a cat.

When asked if she plans to stay at SFHS, she answered, “Absolutely!”