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 100+ talented and dedicated coaching staff who have committed to serving our mission and athletes.

Among them you will find...
- 55 current or former NCAA athletes, including 32 former Division I athletes and 6 All-America selections.
- 18 former or current college coaches.
- 19 Triangle alumni/former players.

AND a coaching slate who have collectively earned...
- 27 high school state championship titles.
- 41 total bids to USAV Junior Nationals, including 20 Open qualifications.

Rob Kent

rob.kent@trianglevolleyball.org

Kent joined the Triangle coaching staff in 2020 with 10 years of youth coaching experience in the Triangle area. In total, Kent has coached over 35 different teams in three different sports (volleyball, basketball, and soccer). Rob has coached 21 youth volleyball teams in the last eight years, with student-athletes ranging in age from 7 to 16 years old. His youth volleyball teams have won six regular season championships and three tournament championships.

Whether on the court or at work, he has a passion for building and empowering teams to compete. He loves inspiring players to reach their potential on a mental and physical level and instills a “What’s Next?” culture in their approach to the game.

Kent is originally from Alexandria Bay, NY. In high school, he was a two-sport varsity student-athlete lettering in basketball and football. Rob graduated SUNY Cortland with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Management Science in 1995 and moved south to Raleigh, NC the following year. In 2008, he successfully completed a Master of Business Administration from Pfeiffer University. Rob currently works for InfoPros in Durham, NC as a Senior Director for Client Solutions, leading technical documentation teams across the United States. He lives in Morrisville with his wife Carla and their daughters, Audrey (17) and Claire (14). Both attend Panther Creek HS.

 

Katherine Koslowsky

katherine.koslowsky@trianglevolleyball.org

Koslowsky (formerly Fleming), a native of North Carolina and graduate of Miami University in Ohio, joined Triangle in 2004. Koslowsky attended Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh and led her team to state championship wins every year. She was named All-Conference and All-State, and set two records in her senior season for single season kills and digs. Koslowsky was a TISAC Co-Player of the Year in 2001 and her #9 jersey hangs retired at Cardinal Gibbons. She went on to Providence College for two seasons where she was an outside hitter and still holds the single season digs record. Before graduating Cum Laude in 2007 from Miami University she finished her college career with two seasons in the libero spot.

Koslowsky holds a degree in philosophy and English from Miami and graduated in 2012 with Magna Cum Laude honors and a master's degree in Christian studies from Duke Divinity School. She has coached Triangle teams in the 12s, 14s, 16s, 17s, and 18s age groups. Koslowsky was also the Duke Women’s Volleyball volunteer assistant coach during the 2012 season.

She currently works for St. David's School in Raleigh as the director of camps and programming where she also assists the middle school volleyball team.

SIGNIFICANT PLAYING ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • Koslowsky competed collegiately at Providence College for two seasons, where she holds the single season digs record, and Miami University where she was a two-season starter at the libero position.
  • Led Cardinal Gibbons High School to state championship wins every season and was named All-Conference, All-State and TISAC Co-Player of the Year in 2001.
  • Set two records her senior season at CGHS for single-season kills and digs, and her #9 jersey hangs retired at Cardinal Gibbons.

SIGNIFICANT COACHING ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • Gifted technical coach who has most recently served as an assistant and head coach at the 17s and 18s age groups
  • Assisted 2019 17 White to a top 10 finish [T9 out of 87 teams] in the Gold Bracket at the Northeast Qualifier, and mentored six future NCAA athletes on the squad.
  • Served as the Duke Women's Volleyball volunteer assistant coach during the 2012 season.

Brendan Koslowsky

brendan.koslowsky@trianglevolleyball.org

Koslowsky joined Triangle in 2013 and has served as an assistant coach in the 15s, 17s, and 18s age groups. In 2015 Koslowsky was an assistant coach of 17 Blue, which finished 12th in the Premier Division at AAU Junior Nationals. In 2016 he helped lead 17 Black to qualify in Open for USAV Junior Nationals, and in 2017 he helped guide 18 White toward a third-place finish in the Club Division at the JVA World Challenge. Most recently, he served as the assistant coach for 18 Blue in 2020 and helped them to three top ten finishes at national tournaments, including a T9 finish at the Northeast Qualifier in Baltimore.

Koslowsky holds a bachelor's degree in construction engineering and management from NC State and currently works for commercial general contractor Williams Realty & Building Company as a project mananger. He played on the NC State men’s club team for two years and helped lead them to back-to-back second-place finishes at the NCVF National Tournament in 2012 and 2013. Koslowsky has been playing volleyball since seventh grade and continues to play both locally and nationally. 

Koslowsky and his family moved to Raleigh from Canada in 2007.

SIGNIFICANT COACHING ACCOMPLISHMENT:

  • Koslowsky served as the assistant coach for 18 Blue in 2020 and helped them to three top ten finishes at national tournaments, including a T9 finish at the Northeast Qualifier in Baltimore. He also mentored seven future collegiate athletes on the 18 Blue squad.
  • Assisted 2016 Triangle 17 Black to qualify in Open for USAV Junior Nationals with a top finish at the Lone Star Classic.
  • Worked with 18 White in 2017 and earned a third-place finish in the Club Division at the prestigious JVA World Challenge.
  • Finished in 12th place in the Premier Division at AAU Junior Nationals in 2015 with 17 Blue.