Shawnee Kegley is entering her first year as an Assistant Men's & Women's Cross Country/Track & Field Coach at Emory & Henry College. She will assist in all aspects of the Wasps' cross country and track & field programs, and will focus on the mid-distance events for track & field.
Kegley was most recently the head track & field coach at Chilhowie High School in Chilhowie, Virginia. She has also served as a track & field coach at Patrick Henry High School and as a counselor at the Blue Ridge Running Camp.
A six-time NCAA Division II All-American in indoor and outdoor track & field, Kegley was the Division II Champion in the 800-meters in 2011 (outdoor) and 2014 (indoor). Kegley was also named an Academic All-American® by CoSIDA in 2014. As the only national champion in Mountain Lion history, Kegley was inducted into the Concord Sports Hall of Fame in 2016.
Kegley and her husband, Brandon, are the proud parents of a son, Rory. The Kegleys reside in Chilhowie.