Vara is in her 3rd year coaching at Team Detroit. She has coached at the U16 and U13 levels and loves coaching fundamentals of volleyball as she was taught in her native home in Russia.
Vara finished her senior season at Lawrence Tech University last year while winning several honors to include All Conference 1st Team (2019), AVCA Mideast Region Honorable Mention (2019), WHAC All Academic Team (2017-2019), All-Conference Second Team (2018). Her team won the WHAC Conference Champion and Tournament Champion in 2019 and she led her team to their 1st ever National Championship Tournament appearance!
Vara is studying mechanical engineering and loves hiking and watching nature shows on TV.