Coaching Staff

Malcolm Deans

malcolm.deans@trianglevolleyball.org

Deans joined Triangle in 2013. He is currently a Spanish teacher, varsity volleyball coach, and assistant athletic director at Wake Christian Academy. His volleyball team won the TISAC conference in 2014. Deans has over 22 years of high school coaching experience. He previously coached at Wilson Christian Academy, leading the volleyball team to nine NCCSA state championships. Deans was also named Wilson County Coach of the Decade in 2010. 

Deans and his wife, Pamela, live in Fuquay-Varina with their daughter. He enjoys doing mission work in Latin American countries and spending time with his family.

Keisha Demps

keisha.demps@trianglevolleyball.org

Demps joined Triangle in 2014 and brought a wealth of volleyball coaching and playing experience. She excelled as a middle blocker for the University of Arizona, earning All-PAC10 honors, and then went on to play in the United States Professional League from 1999-2000. As a middle blocker on the U.S. Dream Team she helped the team win the 2000 Millennium Cup. Demps began her coaching career with the University of Nevada and the St. Louis Quest professional team before moving on to Boise State. After serving as the assistant coach at Boise State for three years, Demps and her family moved to Raleigh when Demps became the assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at NC State.  

During her time at NC State and afteward, Demps coached club volleyball for NC Challengers and Club Red. While at Club Red she coached 14 Red and served as the assistant director and parent liaison.

Alyssa Desjardins

alyssa.desjardins@trianglevolleyball.org

Desjardins joined Triangle in 2017 after graduating from UNC Wilmington. She helped run the Seahawks offense as a four-year player at setter and became the third Seahawk in program history to tally 2,500 assists and 1,000 digs, earning numerous all-tournament honors and leaving UNCW ranked fourth all time in career assists. Prior to attending UNCW, Desjardins and her TAV 18 Black team won the gold medal in the Open Division at USAV Junior Nationals where she earned all-tournament honors. She also earned high honorable mention distinction on prepvolleyball.com's Top Sophomore 79 ranking and special mention recognition on prepvolleyball.com's Top Frosh 59 listing.

During her 18s year of club volleyball Desjardins assisted with a 12s team at TAV. She also has coached summer camps at UNCW. Desjardins currently works at Orange Theory Fitness.

Kendall Douglas

kendall.douglas@trianglevolleyball.org

Douglas joined Triangle in 2017. She is originally from Greenville and currently attends UNC Chapel Hill. Douglas was introduced to volleyball in third grade by her older sister, Caroline (Triangle Class of 2011). Douglas attended J.H. Rose High School where she played all four years on the varsity team. She played eight club seasons at ECJVC. Along with her considerable club playing experience, Douglas has coaching experience as an assistant coach at ECJVC and as a head coach at NC Elite. Douglas is a psychology and exercise sport science double major at Carolina where she also serves as the manager for the UNC volleyball team.