Shelby Parker

Assistant Director
Staff Member Since: 
2022

Parker (Maiden name Martin) is originally from Dallas where she played club (setter) for Skyline Juniors and helped lead Skyline 16 Black to a USA division National Championship in 2015. She played for Waxahachie HS where she produced 695 kills, 847 assists, 126 aces and 91 blocks in her three-year varsity career. Martin was recruited to East Carolina University and earned Freshman of the Year honors (2017) for the American Athletic Conference and All-AAC Second Team honors both her Freshman and Sophomore seasons. Parker transferred to Kansas State for her senior year and earned All-Big 12 Conference Second Team honors. She graduated Kansas State in 2021 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Sociology. Upon graduation Parker transferred to UCLA to finish her NCAA eligibility and pursue a Masters degree in Education - Transformative Coaching and Leadership. At UCLA Parker received PAC-12 Honorable Mention and AVCA Pacific South All-Region Honorable Mention after leading the Bruins with 1,199 assists. She ranked fourth in the PAC-12 with 10.52 assists per set.

During her junior year at ECU Parker was the head coach for East Carolina Juniors Volleyball Club 15 Select. Parker has also actively coached camps at her high school alma mater and for her college programs.

In 2022 Parker was the JV Head Coach and Varsity Assistant coach for Millbrook High School where she assisted the Millbrook Varisty team to the 2022 4A NCHSAA Volleyball State Championship.

Parker and her husband, Heath, live in Wake Forest with their puppy, Dutton.

SIGNIFICANT PLAYING ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • Led Skyline Juniors (Dallas) to a USAV USA Division National Championship [2015]
  • East Carolina University
    • American Athletic Conference [AAC] Freshman of the Year [2017]
    • All-AAC Second Team honors [2017-2018]
    • 4th in Career Assists [2,623]
    • First player in ECU history to record a triple-double [2018]
  • Kansas State University
    • All-Big 12 Conference Second Team honors [2020]
    • Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week [2020]
    • Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll [2020, 2021]
  • UCLA
    • PAC-12 Honorable Mention [2021]
    • AVCA Pacific South All-Region Honorable Mention

SIGNIFICANT COACHING ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • Assisted Millbrook Highschool to the 2022 4A NCHSAA Volleyball State Championship