16 Mesquite - Head Coach


Coach Fun Facts

  • Favorite type of food is Mediterranean
  • Enjoys hiking and camping
  • Has met Misty May-Treanor
  • Loves the mountains
  • Favorite holiday is Thanksgiving

Coach Bio

This season (2020-2021) Gabby Dollinger is the head coach for Roots Volleyball’s fourth 16s team – 16 Mesquite.

Gabby was born in Austin, TX and graduated from Leander High School (Class of 2003). She attended Concordia University Texas (Class of 2014) and earned a degree in Business. She excelled in the classroom graduating with a 4.0 GPA and Summa Cum Laude.

Gabby has 8 years club coaching in the Austin-area (13U-16U). Boasting several high finishes including 16U GJNC Patriot Division (2012-2013), 15U 2nd at Lone Star Classic (2013-2014), and 13U 1st at Lone Star Classic (2018-2019).

Volleyball has always been a huge part of her life and when she’s not coaching or playing, she’s watching it.  Gabby believes developing the characteristics of team spirit, honesty, and sportsmanship among the players is very important.  She also thinks that hard work, determination, and teamwork creates the perfect blend in making a successful team.

Gabby currently works as a Controller for Alamo Drafthouse Springfield. She resides in Cedar Park, Texas with her husband, 3 fur babies, and nephew. This is Gabby’s first season with the Roots Volleyball family.