Shelby joined the UVM team in September 2007 after working briefly at the Sports & Fitness Edge, Williston as the Field House Director. Prior to this, she worked at Norwich University as the Intramural Sports Director, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as the Assistant Manager of the campus recreation center and intramural sports. Shelby has also taught at the college level at three different higher education institutions. Shelby’s academic career began at the University of Colorado where she studied kinesiology. She continued on to Ohio University where she earned her M.S. in athletic administration. Shelby’s academic career culminated upon earning her Ph.D. in sport and exercise science from the University of Northern Colorado. Shelby has also been a field hockey and alpine ski racing coach as well as a certified field hockey official. She and her husband, Justin, and daughter Parker enjoy family walks, skiing, snowshoeing, playing field hockey, and traveling.