Gabrielle Bennett
Nickname: Gabby
Title: Assistant Women's Volleyball Coach
Phone: 773-372-5976

Gabrielle (Gabby) Bennett enters her first season as Illinois Tech Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach in 2022-2023. She has spent the previous two years coaching at the club level at Michio Chicago Volleyball Academy and just completed coaching her first high school season as the Junior Varsity Coach at Oak Lawn Community High School.

Prior to her coaching days, Bennett attended Wesleyan University, in Middletown, CT where she studied Psychology, Classics, and Education Studies. She was a starter for the Cardinals as a Middle Blocker and earned Conference Player of the Week honors in 2016. That year, she helped lead her team to their first NESCAC (New England Small Conference Athletic Conference) Tournament appearance in over 25 years, in 2017, their first NESCAC Tournament win in program history, in 2018 she accompanied the team on their first Regional Championship win and NCAA DIII Elite 8 appearance, and 2019 helped lead them to a Regional Tournament appearance. Throughout her career, she was a varsity starter and leader in both conference blocking and hitting percentage statistics.

Bennett grew up on the south side of Chicago, Illinois and attended St. Ignatius College Prep for High School where she played volleyball and was awarded Most Valuable Player (MVP) her senior year in 2015.