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.
Laskowski hails from Albemarle and attended South Stanly High School where she was a multiple All-Yadkin Valley Conference and All-Stanly News & Press selection as a prep player. Upon graduation in 2017, Laskowski was recruited to attend William Peace University as an outside hitter. In 2019 she led the Pacers with 357 kills, averaging 3.3 kills per set and helping to lead them to a third place finish in the USA South Conference’s East Division. In Fall 2020, Laskowski was named the 2019-20 Bierce Most Outstanding Athlete at William Peace University, as well as First Team East Division and First Team All Conference.
Laskowski began coaching club when she became a freshman at Peace. She has coached at JOCO, NC Elite, and I3 which was a club begun by Brienna and her dad in Stanly County.
Laskowski is studying Business Administration and aspires to become an assistant coach at William Peace university upon graduation this spring.
Lewis, who hails from South Carolina, comes to the Triangle area to work as a registered nurse at Duke University Hospital. She was born and raised on Hilton Head Island, where she played school and club volleyball. Lewis competed for the Hilton Head Blacktips and for LowCountry Volleyball out of Bluffton, SC as a middle blocker and outside/opposite. During her senior year of high school, she was selected to play in the 3A South Carolina Coaches Association of Women's Sports (CAWS) All Star Game. She also competed in various doubles sand volleyball tournaments during high school. Lewis recieved her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from USC Columbia - Beaufort.
Lineberger, a North Carolina volleyball mainstay, achieved tremendous success while serving as head coach at Apex High School for 11 years and at Peace College for two years. While leading the Apex program she was awarded Tri-7 Coach of the Year in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2006, and led her team to the 4A state semifinals in 2001 and 2005. During her two years at Peace she guided the Pacer program to its best season since joining the NCAA in 2002.
Lineberger organized and ran with great success the Cary Parks and Recreation volleyball skills sessions, summer camps, and league program from 1996-2012. She graduated in 1995 from NC State and received her bachelor's degree in science education and biological science. She and her husband, Brent, run their own tree care and mobile crane service. They reside in Raleigh with their two children, Brayden and Bella Grace. Lineberger joined Triangle in 2009 and has served as the head coach of 13 Blue, 14 Blue and 13 Black. In 2014 Lineberger 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.
SIGNIFICANT COACHING ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
Long returns to Triangle as a coaching staff member starting with the 2020 club season, following a standout club career as an athlete at Triangle. She lettered four years at Person High School in Roxboro, NC and was named All-Conference, Mid-State All-Tournament, and News & Observer All-Metro while playing for the Rockets. Long was named the 2018 conference tournament MVP and earned a Maxpreps/AVCA and NCHSAA Player of the Week selection. In addition to her outstanding play on court, Long's leadership was integral to the Rockets and she served as a team captain for three seasons.
Long's career at Triangle spanned six years, where she honed her skills at the setter position. She was a three-time honoree of Triangle Team Award and helped lead her 16 Blue team to qualify in the USA Division in 2017.
Long has continued her playing career at Meredith College, where she is playing primarily as an attacker for the Avenging Angels. She has posted 10+ kills in four matches and hit .250 or better in eight matches during the 2019 collegiate season.