Gabrielle became the Head Women’s Volleyball Coach at Cabrillo College in 2009.
In 6 seasons she has led the Seahawks to 6 Coast Conference Championships, Four Final 4 appearances and 2 Elite 8 finishes. In 2013 she made history as Cabrillo became the first Northern California volleyball team to win the State Championship in the 36 year history of the CCCAA and in 2014 Cabrillo made history again by being the first Northern California team to have 2 undefeated seasons in a row with a record of 60-0 going into the 2014 State Championship Tournament. In her time at Cabrillo, Gabrielle has coached 3 All Americans, 6 All State, 7 All Norcal and 6 Conference MVPs. In addition 13 of her players have been named to the All Tournament Teams of the State Championship. Gabrielle has created a winning program at Cabrillo with a cumulative record of
She has been voted the 2010, 2012, 2013, and 2014 Coast Conference Coach of the Year and the 2010 and 2014 AVCA Northern California Coach of the Year. Gabrielle received her B.A. from U.C. Santa Barbara and her Master's Degree from Arizona State University in Exercise Science where she was also a volleyball instructor for 2 years. She is the Asst. Director of Main Beach Volleyball Club and has coached there for 13 years working with the16s, 17s and 18s teams. In 2013, she led her 16s team to a Bronze Medal finish at the Jr. National Championships and in 2010 her 16s team claimed the National Title earning a Gold Medal. Prior to Cabrillo,Gabrielle spent 4 years at Mt. Madonna High School. During this time her team went from last place in the SCCAL to winning 2 CCS Championships and a California State title. In addition to indoor, Gabrielle was a competitive beach volleyball player with a AAA rating. She has been a competitive beach volleyball player since 1992.
Gabrielle has been a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Certified Personal Trainer for 20 years and is a certified Sports Performance coach through the USA Weightlifting Federation. When she is not in the gym teaching volleyball, she is in the weight room helping athlete's to prepare physically for their upcoming seasons. Although Gabrielle works with many athletes, she enjoys training people of all ages to excel in life and sport. Born and raised in Santa Cruz, teaching and coaching volleyball is her passion and with growing up on the beach, the sport has always been an integral part of her life.