Sleep apnea implant therapy helps Temecula mother and soccer coach

Laura Witz, a mother and soccer coach at Temecula Valley High School, has an implant to address her sleep apnea. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Two years ago, Temecula mother and soccer coach Laura Witz received an implant to address her sleep apnea. “I feel like I’m starting to get my life back,” Witz said. “It’s definitely been a lifesaver for me.” Witz graduated from San Pasqual High School in 1983. Girls soccer became a CIF sport during her junior year, so as a freshman she played on the boys’ freshman team. She attended the University of San Diego, but the Toreros didn’t offer women’s soccer until 1992. She played intramural soccer and softball at USD, and men’s coach Seamus McFadden let her work out with the men’s soccer team. She met her husband, Greg, playing intramural athletics at USD, and they were married in 1986. Witz and her husband moved from Escondido to Temecula in 1992. The coupl
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