Bailey Shattell begins her first year as softball and women's soccer assistant coach at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology during the upcoming 2018-19 academic year.
Shattell most recently served as the women's soccer graduate assistant at Anderson University (Ind.) during the 2017-18 season. She was in charge of the team's logistics, scouting, recruiting and social media presence. Her efforts also included practice planning and film review for the 2017 HCAC Coach of the Year staff.
The three-sport standout became the first athlete in Houghton College history to compete for four years in soccer, softball and basketball before earning her bachelor's degree in 2017. In soccer, she ranked as the second leading scorer on the 2015 NCCAA Women's Soccer Division I national championship team. She served as a two-year captain with 20 career goals and 13 assists. Shattell was also a finalist for the 2015 NCCAA Michelle Akers Award, given to a player who demonstrated passion and integrity while excelling in both the technical and tactical aspects of the game.
In softball, Shattell was a four-year starter and set Houghton College school records with 65 career stolen bases and nine triples. Her single-season school records include batting average (.354), slugging average (.626), on-base percentage (.467), total bases (62), stolen bases (38), doubles (10), triples (4) and home runs (3). She started at shortstop and in center field, and was named a finalist for the NCCAA Game Plan 4 Life Character Award in 2017. Shattell was also named Empire 8 all-conference and Sportswoman of the Year in 2017.
Previously, Shattell has spent four summers as soccer and basketball camp coach at Houghton. She demonstrated skills, created drills, evaluated players and supervised campers. She was also in charge of a character talk teaching and discussion program for more than 500 campers.
Outside the athletic field, Shattell served a four-year Student Athlete Advisory Committee Representative and attended the NCAA Emerging Leaders Seminar. She graduated with a bachelor of science in physical education, along with minors in sports ministry and business administration from Houghton in May 2017. She is currently pursuing a MBA with a concentration in leadership from Anderson University.