Andrea Nucete-Elliott: Jerritt Elliott Wife and Longhorns Volleyball Coach Salary

Jerritt Elliott is head coach of the Texas Longhorns women's volleyball team. ( Source : Thedailytexan )

Jerritt Elliott, Texas Longhorns women's volleyball head coach, married his wife Andrea Nucete-Elliott in 2018. Andrea is an executive officer at TIY.

As a head coach of the women's volleyball team, Jerritt Elliott has an annual salary of $57,500.00.

Elliott directed and managed the Westside Volleyball Club while also coaching volleyball teams in high schools and clubs from 1992 to 1995.

He coached his team in 1994, which finished the Nike Volleyball Festival in fourth position. Elliott took over as the Forum Team Cup Volleyball's head coach during the 1992–1993 season.

Elliott participated in college volleyball at Pepperdine from 1986 to 1988 and at Hawaii from 1989 to 1990. He has assisted 33 student-athletes in achieving 74 All-America accolades since 2002.

Quick Facts About Jerritt Elliott :

Full NameJerritt Kurt Elliott
Date Of BirthApril 28, 1968
Place Of BirthPacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California
ProfessionVolleyball Coach
WifeAndrea Nucete-Elliot
Facebook@Jerritt Elliott

Who Is Jerritt Elliott's Wife, Andrea Nucete-Elliott?

Jerritt Elliott's wife, Andrea Nucete-Elliott is co-owner of TIY product (Tie It Yourself Hair Ties). She studied at the University of Texas at Austin.

Jerritt Elliott and his wife Andrea Nucete-Elliott.
Jerritt Elliott and his wife Andrea Nucete-Elliott. ( Source : facebook )

Jerritt and Andrea married in 2018 and they both have always supported each other through every stage of their life.

There is no information on when and how they met. However, they both appear to be happy with their married life. Andrea Nucete is active on the social media platform Facebook where she has shared pictures with her husband.

Jerritt Elliott Was Previously Married In 2014

Sarah Silvernail, a two-time All-American volleyball player at Washington State University, was Jerritt Elliott's first wife. They married in 2004. 

They have two sons together, Paker and Mack. As Sarah pursued a career in professional sports, Jerritt progressed, eventually taking over as temporary head coach of USC and leading the Trojans to the NCAA semifinals.

He took over at Texas in 2001 and turned the program into a national force. Sarah had experiences with the American national team, a professional Chicago squad, and a few foreign appearances before she decided to stop playing professionally several years ago.

Her journey was changed in Switzerland to take her to Austin, Texas. Since he was a USC graduate assistant coach, she had known Jerritt. To play for coach Cindy Fredrick at WSU, Silvernail turned down multiple Pac-10 institutions, including USC.

Texas Longhorns Volleyball Coach Salary

Jerritt Elliott has a yearly salary of $557,500. Texas won its fifth straight and 14th overall Big 12 Championship in 2021 under Elliott's leadership.

He received $10,000 for making the finals and $25,000 for winning. Along with $5,000 for qualifying, he also received $5,000 for each victory in the competition.

Jerritt Elliott won his 8th Big 12 Coach of the Year award in 2021
Jerritt Elliott won his 8th Big 12 Coach of the Year award in 2021 ( Source : texassports )

Other sports incentives include $15,000 for winning the Big 12 Conference Championship, $2,000 for winning Big 12 Coach of the Year, and $5,000 for winning the American Volleyball Coaches Association's National Coach of the Year.

In his twelve years at Texas, Elliott has regularly attracted top-tier recruits, five Big 12 titles, and two trips to the national final, including this year's victory over Oregon.


1. AVCA National Coach of the Year (2012)

2. 6x AVCA Southwest Region Coach of the Year (2004, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2021)

3. AVCA Pacific Region Coach of the Year (2000)

4. 8x Big 12 Coach of the Year (2004, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2020, 2021)

He Was High School Standout In Volleyball

Jerritt Elliott completed his high school education at Palisades High School in Pacific Palisades, California, where he succeeded in volleyball.

Jerritt Elliott played men's volleyball at both Pepperdine from 1986-1988
Jerritt Elliott played men's volleyball at both Pepperdine from 1986-1988 ( Source : facebook )

He played alongside Olympic gold champion Kent Steffes on his high school team, and in his senior year, he guided them to a 36-0 undefeated record.

He played men's volleyball after high school at Pepperdine from 1986 to 1988 and at Hawai'i from 1989 to 1990 before earning a kinesiology degree from Cal State Northridge in 1991.

Elliott coached volleyball teams for high schools and clubs before moving into college coaching. He also worked from 1992 to 1995 as the director and head coach of the Westside Volleyball Club, where his 1994 team finished fourth in the Nike Volleyball Festival.

Appointed As Texas Head Coach In 2021

Jerritt Elliott was assigned with bringing the Longhorns back to a position of prominence when he was appointed as the seventh head coach in Texas Volleyball history in the spring of 2001.

By winning the 2012 NCAA national championship, the program's third national title overall, and second in NCAA competition, he was successful in his mission to elevate the program back to the top of the college volleyball world.

Elliott took over as the Forum Team Cup Volleyball's head coach in 1992-93.
Elliott took over as the Forum Team Cup Volleyball's head coach in 1992-93. ( Source : chatsports )

Elliott, who has a 583-121 overall record in 24 seasons as a collegiate head coach and a 533-109 record in 21 years at Texas, has brought energy, expertise, and developing success to UT.

Elliott is known as one of the greatest recruiters in the country and has a keen eye for identifying new talent. In fact, all but four of his recruiting classes have received national rankings, and he has a total of eight top-two recruiting classes on his Texas CV and ten overall, including his classes at USC (2000 and 2001).

During his two years as the Women of Troy's head coach, Elliott won the Pac-10 Coach of the Year award in 1999 and 2000.

He also received the AVCA Pacific Region Coach of the Year award in 2000 after guiding USC to its first-ever Pac-10 Championship title and its first place in the final four of a volleyball tournament in 15 years.

Jerritt Elliott's Coaching Career

Elliott joined the USC coaching staff as Lisa Love's assistant coach. Elliott worked as a USC assistant coach and helped the Women of Troy consistently place in the top 15 in the country.

The two-time All-American middle blocker Jasmina Marinkovic also benefited from his guidance. Due to Mick Haley's appointment as head coach of the USA Women's National Team for the 2000 Sydney Olympics, he served as interim head coach for the 1999 and 2000 seasons.

Elliot guided the club as interim head coach to a share of the Pac-10 volleyball championship and the team's first NCAA Final Four participation in 15 seasons. Elliott's recruiting class was the school's first-ever top-ranked recruiting class in 2000 and 2001.

Some FAQs

Who is Jerritt Elliott married to?

Jerritt Elliott is married to Andrea Nucete-Elliott. He was previosuly married to Sarah Silvernail in 2004.

How old is Jerritt Elliott?

Jerritt Elliott is 54 years old. He was born on April 28, 1968 in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California, United States.

What is the salary of coach Jerritt Elliott?

Jerritt Elliott has annual salary of $557,500. He was appointed as Texas's new head volleyball coach in 2021.