Melissa Rabell joined the Aces volleyball staff as a graduate assistant in 2017 and was named the Interim Assistant Coach in 2019. She was a student-athlete at North Carolina Central where she played volleyball from 2011 through 2015. Rabell graduated Magna Cum Laude and made the Dean's List on six occasions. She also garnered the NCCU Athletics True Grit Award in 2013 and 2014.
Rabell spent time in San Juan, Puerto Rico as an Accounting Auditor at BDO Puerto Rico, P.S.C. She now looks to continue her volleyball career on the coaching side where she has Level I FPV National Coaching Certification. Rabell is also a Gold Medal Squared Volleyball Clinic attendee.
Graduate Assistant Coach
Olivia Goldstein transitioned from a student-athlete to graduate assistant with the Purple Aces volleyball team following the 2018 season. Goldestein was a 4-year played for the UE squad, playing in 332 sets over the course of 106 matches from 2015-18. She tallied a total of 809 digs in her career, including her top tally of 353 as a senior.
The native of Indianapolis was a double major Pre-Professional Exercise Science and Spanish with a concentration in Medical Spanish in her time at UE.