Coach Paulette Pera's main passion is golf. She has spent the last thirty two years of her life perfecting her golf game and coaching others. As the Women's Golf Coach, her main objective is to give back to her community by utilizing her skills, talent, and experience in golf.
She played competitively at San Jose State, where she graduated with a B.S. in Business Marketing. Before coming to UCSC, she served as head women's golf coach at Scotts Valley High School and spent the last 14 years working with and mentoring youth around Santa Cruz County. She is married to Tom Pera, an All-American golfer and lives in Scotts Valley, CA.