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

Among them you will find...
- 48 current or former NCAA athletes, including 27 former Division I athletes.
- 11 former or current college coaches.
- 22 Triangle alumni/former players.
- 16 current middle (1) and high school (15) coaches.
- 11 coaches who have coached AND qualified at the Open level

AND a coaching slate who have collectively earned...
- 30 high school state championship titles.
- 46 total bids to USAV Junior Nationals, including 23 Open-level qualifications.

Since 2013

Brian Bacchi

brian.bacchi@trianglevolleyball.org

Bacchi joined the Triangle staff in 2013. He played Division III volleyball at Vassar College from 2005-2009, seeing time both as a Middle Blocker and an Opposite. His team finished as runner-up in the Division III Championship in 2008.

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Since 2006

Logan Barber

Assistant Director | Boys

logan.barber@trianglevolleyball.org

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.

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Since 2021

Lauren Bewick

lauren.bewick@trianglevolleyball.org

Bewick, a North Carolina native from Winterville, joins Triangle with collegiate playing and coaching experience. Bewick attended D.H. Conley high school earning Defensive Player of the Year honors both her junior and senior prep seasons. She was named All-Conference her senior year and also played club for East Carolina Juniors (ECJVC).

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Since 2009

Meredith Blum

meredith.blum@trianglevolleyball.org

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. 

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Since 2014

Sarah Brandon

sarah.brandon@trianglevolleyball.org

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.

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Since 2022

Bekah Brinkley

bekah.brinkley@trianglevolleyball.org

Brinkley, a native North Carolinian, grew up in Asheville where she had an outstanding prep career. At Asheville Christian Academy, Brinkley led her team to five NCISAA state championships. She was named to the NCISAA All-State team four seasons and earned the prestigious 2004 N.C. Gatorade Player of the Year. Her accolades earned her the 2004 MAAC 1A/2A Major Sport Female Athlete of the Year  and the 2004 Asheville Citizen-Times Player of the Year.

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Since 2007

Robin Bugg

robin.bugg@trianglevolleyball.org

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 Tennessee's Lady Vol Athletic Hall of Fame in 2005. 

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