Triangle Coaching Staff

At Triangle, we seek to hire "good people first" who share a love for the game of volleyball and a passionate desire to invest in young people as they work to realize their athletic potential.

Triangle also believes strongly in creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can passionately celebrate sport and help young people develop. We seek and support diversity and recognize diversity as an asset for our culture, coaching staff, and athletes.

We are excited to introduce the 90+ talented and dedicated coaching staff who have committed to serving our mission and athletes.

Among them you will find...
- 48 current or former NCAA athletes, including 27 former Division I athletes.
- 11 former or current college coaches.
- 22 Triangle alumni/former players.
- 16 current middle (1) and high school (15) coaches.
- 11 coaches who have coached AND qualified at the Open level

AND a coaching slate who have collectively earned...
- 30 high school state championship titles.
- 46 total bids to USAV Junior Nationals, including 23 Open-level qualifications.

Since 2015

Steven Abbott

Assistant Director

Abbott is a Raleigh native and a graduate of Sanderson High school. He attended Liberty University, where he was a member of the men's volleyball club from 2011-2014 as a DS/Libero. Abbott began his coaching career as a volunteer coach with Heart of Virginia volleyball club with the 15's national team. Abbott spent 3 years as the varsity head coach at Trinity Academy of Raleigh and is currently the Varsity Head Coach at Millbrook High School. During his time at Triangle he has served as an assistant and head coach with the 12s, 15s, 16s and 17s age group.

Since 2022

Jessica Aycock

Aycock is originally from Clayton, NC and began playing volleyball as a freshman at Corinth Holders HS (4A). A three-year starter (OPP) for the Pirates, Aycock earned All-Conference Player of the Year and Conference MVP her senior season. She also has local club playing experience at JOCO ONE and KAT.

Academics became her priority upon graduation and she enrolled at NC State where she also joined the NCSU Women's Club Volleyball team. This fall will begin her fourth and final season with NCSU Club volleyball as she is finishing her BS in Genetics at NC State in December.