Coaching Staff

Brian Bacchi

Bacchi joined the Triangle staff in 2013 and since joining has served in many roles including resource, assistant, and head coach. The majority of his time has been spent with the 14-16's age groups, although this past season he also spent time working with the 12U athletes in a resource role. For his diligence and passionate approach to coaching, Bacchi was the recipient of the 2018 Sam Casey Caram Excellence in Coaching Award. During the 2017 season, as the Head Coach of 15 Steel, he led his team to the championship of the Club Division at Capitol Hill Classic. Most recently, he served as the Head Coach for 15 Silver as well as the 16 AAU team. Bacchi has also served as an assistant coach for the JV and Varsity teams at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh. 

Originally from New York, Bacchi played on the men's club team at Vassar College, seeing time both as a Middle Blocker and an Opposite. He relocated to North Carolina to complete his Master's Degree at UNC Chapel Hill and he currently resides in Raleigh with his fiancee, Amanda, and works as a speech-language pathologist at Duke Hospital. 


Enid Badillo

Badillo joined Triangle in 2012 with a wealth of volleyball coaching experience at the high school, club, and collegiate levels. Badillo hails from Puerto Rico where she first developed her interest in volleyball playing on both her middle and high school teams. Since she moved to the United States, Badillo has served as an assistant coach at Chemeketa Community College in Oregon, head coach at Raleigh Charter High School, assistant coach at Peace College, and JV head coach and varsity assistant coach at Broughton High School; she also has worked as a club coach in the area since 1992. At Triangle Badillo has served as assistant coach of 13 Black and 14 Black and head coach of 14 Blue. Badillo lives in Clayton with her daughter, Maya.

Logan Barber

Assistant Director

Barber joined Triangle in 2006 and has coached in the 13s, 14s, 15s, 16s, and 18s age groups. Highlights of his previous seasons include multiple trips to USAV Junior Nationals, a Carolina Region championship, five gold finishes at national qualifiers (including 16 Blue's top five finish at the Big South Qualifier and Lone Star Classic in 2014), and three second-place finishes at MAPL events. In addition to team coaching, Barber leads many camps and clinics at Triangle and at various colleges and universities. Barber also is the head coach for Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh and led the Crusaders to state championships in 3A in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014, and in 4A in 2015. In 2012 Barber received Triangle's Sam Casey Caram Excellence in Coaching Award, which is presented to the coach who best demonstrates exemplary dedication and commitment to the mission and goals of Triangle Volleyball Club.

Barber’s contributions have been instrumental to the success of some large projects at Triangle, including MAPL Raleigh, City of Oaks, Score the Floor, and the 2013 gym expansion. Originally from Greensboro, Barber has lived in Raleigh since he attended NC State where he graduated in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in creative writing. He also played for the NC State men's club team. He currently resides in Raleigh with his wife, Logan, and his twin boys Isaac and Beckett. 

Faith Bauserman

Bauserman joined Triangle in 2012. Originally from Tennessee, Bauserman has played volleyball since the seventh grade. In addition to high school volleyball she played six years of club at NETVC and intramural volleyball at East Tennessee State University.

Bauserman has coached at high school and YMCA volleyball camps and has always been actively involved in her community serving as a lifeguard, youth leader, mentor, tutor, hospital volunteer, and camp counselor. Bauserman earned a bachelor's degree in human services and early childhood education from East Tennessee State in 2011. Bauserman served as the assistant coach of 12 Blue in 2013, 2016, and 2017, and as the assistant coach of 12 Black in 2014 and 2015. She also coaches YVP throughout the year. Bauserman currently works as a nanny in Chapel Hill while attending school to become a dental hygienist.

Katie Bludau

Katie is originally from Seabrook, Texas where she played outside hitter at Clear Falls High School. Bludau was an All-State selection her senior year and named to the Texas Girls’ Coaches Association 5A All-Star team along with the Greater Houston Coaches Association All-Star team. Bludau's club experience had her playing at two national power houses, Absolute Volleyball Academy (AVA) and Houston Stellar.

Upon graduation Bludau attended Wingate University where she earned All-SAC freshman honors in 2014. After an impressive four-year varsity career at Wingate, Bludau received numerous accolades in 2017 including SAC Player of the Year, first team All-Region, AVCA Region Player of the Year, and second team AVCA All-American.

Bludau has prior club coaching experience while attending Wingate which includes work at Carolina Peak and head coaching a 14U team at CUVC’s Indian Trails location. Bludau graduated with a BS in Business this past May and she and her fiancé, Trevor, are planning their spring wedding in the Raleigh area.

Meredith Blum

Blum, originally from the Raleigh area, is a graduate of Green Hope High School where she was a member of the volleyball team. Upon graduation, she attended NC State University. At NCSU, Blum was a member of the Rowing team for three years and knotched a top 10 ranking at collegiate nationals in all three seasons. After transferring, she graduated from Meredith College with a degree in Exercise and Sports Science with a concentration in Health and Wellness. Blum has served as head coach for The Montessori School of Raleigh and Millbrook High School in addition to her roles at Triangle. 

Though Blum has served in many facets at Triangle, she has a true passion for service, and in 2018 was honored with the Mary Beth Finegan Service Award for her volunteer work with the Veteran sitting volleyball team and Gigi's Playhouse. In her time at Triangle, she has worked several teams, but the majority of her time has been spent with the 13's and 14's age groups in both Head and Assistant roles. Most recently, Blum served as Head Coach for both 12 Steel (a first year team) and 14U Boys. She also serves as a lead clinician for many camps and clinics and works closely with the Town of Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Dept to help facilitate their summer volleyball league. Blum currently lives in Raleigh with her husband Greg and her daughters Adalynn and Emery. 



Sarah Brandon

Brandon, originally from Roxboro, joined Triangle in 2014. She attended and played volleyball at Meredith College majoring in exercise and sports science. She has served as an assistant coach of 12 Silver and 13 Silver. Brandon played at Person High School where she earned all-conference honors as a senior, and for Jammers Volleyball Club. Her coaching experience includes the NC Elite Locals Only program during 2013-2014 and the Person County Recreation Volleyball program in 2012.

Emily Braxton

Emily joins Triangle's coaching staff after graduating from Fuquay-Varina High School and playing three years at Triangle Volleyball Club. In high school she earned all-conference honors and was recruited to play at Peace College. Braxton had an excellent freshman season where she earned multiple conference Defensive Player of the Week awards and was named USA South Conference Libero of the Year. Braxton's work in the back court helped to lead the Pacers to a historic conference finish in 2018.

Braxton is currently studying Exercise and Sports Science.


Madison Brown

Brown, a Triangle alumna, is a graduate of Green Hope high school where she was a member of the women's varsity volleyball team. After graduation, she attended George Washington University and played one season before choosing to concentrate on academics. She graduated from GWU with a Bachelor's in Exercise Science. 

Brown has worked summer camps for GWU as well at Triangle. She specializes in working with defensive specialists and is excited to return to Triangle in a coaching capacity. Brown currently resides in Clayton. 

Jackie Broz

Broz, a former Triangle athlete, played 4 years (14s-17s) with Triangle before taking a year to study abroad in Germany. During her time in Germany, Broz was a volunteer assistant for the town's 11U team, Lenggrieser Volleyball Verein, and she also has experience running camps and clinics here at Triangle. Jackie has a passion for the game of volleyball as well as helping young athletes develop through sport and is looking forward ot her first season as a Triangle team coach.  

During her time as a Triangle student athlete, Broz received the Mary Beth Finnegan Award for Service (2017) which is given to the student-athlete who displays extraordinary dedication to service over the course of the season. Broz, along with another teammate, started the "Heels for Healing" tournament which benefited UNC Children's Hospitals. Additionally, Broz was the recipient of her team award as a member of 16 Black for her leadership and outstanding effort. 

Robin Bugg

Hailing from Texas, Bugg brings a wealth of playing and coaching experience to Triangle. As a middle blocker and three-time captain at the University of Tennessee (1980-1983), Bugg led her team to two SEC championships and three top 10 finishes in the NCAA tournament. The three-time All-SEC selection still holds several records at her alma mater, including career aces, career blocks and most blocks in a match. Bugg was inducted into the Lady Vol Athletic Hall of Fame in 2005. 

From 1992-200 Bugg served as co-director and head coach of the North Dallas Juniors Volleyball Association. During her time with North Dallas she helped over 80 student-athletes earn athletic scholarships and won several North Texas Region and Tour of Texas championships. Bugg has made 18 trips to USAV nationals as a coach. 

She has over 30 years of coaching experience at the middle school, high school, club, and collegiate levels. She has served as head coach of high school programs in Texas, Utah, and West Virginia, and has 22 years of club coaching experience. In 2014 Bugg was named USA Volleyball Outstanding Female Coach. Bugg has served as the head coach of 18 Black, 17 Black, and 15 Black. Her 2010 18 Black team became the first team from North Carolina to “double-qualify” in 18 Open at USAV Junior Nationals; she led them to victory at the Lone Star Classic and a T-15 finish at Junior Nationals. In 2011 she led 18 Black to a third-place finish at the Big South Qualifier, qualifying in Open for the second consecutive year. In 2011, 18 Black finished 13th at USAV Junior Nationals – the highest finish in the Open Division of any North Carolina team in history. In 2012 Bugg led 17 Black to qualify in Open at the Lone Star Classic by placing third in the tournament. This was the first ever Open bid at the 17s age group in Triangle history. Bugg has mentored hundreds of Division I athletes, including 7 All-Americans. 



Madison Bunting

Bunting, who graduated from Hoggard High School in Wilmington and now attends NC State, joined Triangle in 2017. Her playing experience includes club volleyball for St. Louis CYC, Cape Fear Volleyball Club, and NC Elite Coastal. She played one year at Randolph College before deciding to transfer to NC State and pursue a degree in statistics. While in high school Bunting helped coach middle school volleyball.

Elizabeth "Liz" Burke

Burke moved to Raleigh and joined Triangle in 2015, and she is currently working at Fidelity Investments as a software engineer. Originally from Roanoke, Virginia, and a graduate of Virginia Tech, Burke played at Hidden Valley High School and club throughout her high school career. She continues to play in adult leagues in the Raleigh area, both indoor and outdoor. Burke's coaching experience includes both middle school and high school volleyball camps. At Triangle, Burke has served as an assistant coach in the 13s age group.

Charlie Buzogany

Buzogany is originally from Chicago and moved to Raleigh in August 2017 from Macon, Georgia. Buzogany began playing volleyball at 13 on his middle school team. He played all four years at Buffalo Grove High School as an outside hitter. His junior and senior year Buzogany was named all-conference and all-area. His performance during his senior year garnered him all-state recognition. Buzogany also played club at both Side-Out Volleyball Association and Rolling Thunder Volleyball Club.

After graduating high school Buzogany attended Appalachian State University where he was vice president and a player/coach of the men’s club team. Buzogany continues to play in both grass and indoor tournaments around the Southeast.

Buzogany began coaching summer camps after high school and served as the volunteer assistant coach of Appalachian State for four years. During that time his primary roles included practice player and blocking/defense instructor. Buzogany is a 2010 AVCA Coaches-4-Coaches Scholarship award winner that provides resources for educating promising up-and-coming collegiate coaches. During the summer Buzogany worked camps at numerous colleges including Tennessee, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest, and Florida. After graduating from Appalachian State with a bachelor's degree in physical education and health, Buzogany was hired at the University of North Florida as the assistant indoor coach and director of sand volleyball operations. During that time he also coached with Jacksonville Juniors. Buzogany left college coaching in 2013 and moved to Tallahassee where he became the training director at Prostyle Volleyball Club. He also coached the 15-1 team to qualification for USAV Junior Nationals in the American Division by winning the Disney Volleyball Showcase.

Buzogany and his wife, Paige, moved to Raleigh in 2017 where he accepted a teaching position at East Wake Middle School.