12 Under Armour Green - Head Coach

Abby G

Coach Fun Facts

  • Enjoys hiking with her family
  • Favorite movie is The Parent Trap
  • Has 4 kids and 5 pets
  • Loves Mexican food
  • Favorite holiday is Christmas

Coach Bio

This season (2020-2021) Abby Glenn is the head coach for Roots Volleyball’s top 12s team – 12 Under Armour Green.

Last season (2019-2020) Abby served as the head coach for 12 Under Armour and the season before (2018-2019) Abby served as the head coach for 11 Black.  Previously, Abby served as the head coach for 12 Under Armour (2017-2018) and two seasons as the head coach for 11 Green (2015-2016, 2016-2017). Under Glenn’s direction, 12 Under Armour earned Roots Volleyball’s Team of the Year honors (2018).

Glenn’s 2010-2011 team, 16 Green, narrowly missed qualifying for Nationals with a 2nd place finish at Pacific Northwest Qualifier (American division). Her 2009-2010 team, 16 Green, qualified for USAV Girls’ Junior National Championship (American bid) at the Lone Star Regionals tournament and had a top 25 finish. All 8 of Glenn’s seasons with Roots Volleyball have been winning seasons. Prior to joining the Roots Volleyball family, her 2005-2006 12s team finished 2nd at the USAV Girls’ Junior National Volleyball Championship (American division). Glenn has made one appearance at AAU Girls’ Junior National Volleyball Championship (2010-2011) and two coaching appearances at the USAV Girls’ Junior National Championship (2005-2006 and 2009-2010).

Glenn was the starting setter for Texas Lutheran University (1998-2002). At TLU, she was voted team captain and earned honors as a two-year member of the Southwest All-Conference team. Glenn graduated from Texas Lutheran University with a Bachelor of Arts in Education. Previously, she attended Leander High School. Glenn was a standout setter for the Lady Lions. Following her graduation from TLU, she took a position with New Braunfels ISD as the head coach of the 5A Lady Unicorns. Under Glenn’s direction, they had two of the most successful seasons in school history.

Glenn is entering her 14th season coaching volleyball. Before joining Roots Volleyball, Glenn coached three seasons for Centex Volleyball Club in New Braunfels, Texas. This will be her 10th season with the Roots Volleyball family. She returned to Roots Volleyball five seasons ago after taking two years off to spend time with her family while building a successful photography business (Abby Glenn Photography). Abby and her husband, John, have four children; Carson, Caden, Lexi, and Chandler; and two dogs, Penny and Jessie. They currently reside in Liberty Hill.