Shaunna Duagherty was promoted to assistant coach in January 2008. Daugherty came to Illinois State in 2006 as a graduate assistant and served two years in that post. She works with the Redbird goalkeepers and assists with recruiting and team travel.
Her coaching experience includes working as an assistant coach for the varsity girls soccer team at her alma mater, Waubonsie Valley High School, from 2004-05. Her responsibilities included training the goalkeepers, assisting in team drills and evaluating individual and team performances in game situations. She was a two-time Illinois High School Association All-State pick as a member of the Warriors soccer team and earned female student-athlete of the year accolades following her senior campaign.
The Aurora, Ill., native also worked with the Elmhurst College women's soccer team in the fall of 2005. While at Elmhurst she gained experience in technical and tactical training of the goalkeepers, assisting with fitness tests and drills, as well as evaluating performances in practice and games. Since 2005, Daugherty has served as a goalkeeping coach with the Illinois and Region II Olympic Development Programs (ODP). She also has worked with numerous Chicago-area club teams from 2004-06. She earned her National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) National Diploma in 2008.
Daugherty was the starting goalkeeper for Indiana from 2000-03. She recorded 23 wins in her career, the second-most in Indiana history. She is third in school history in career saves (221) and shutouts (11.5), and fifth in goals against average (1.32). She earned Academic All-Big Ten honors three times in her career. Her playing career also included a brief stint with the W-League's Chicago Cobras in 2003, when they finished second at the national tournament.
Daugherty graduated from IU with a bachelor's degree in exercise science in August 2004. She received her master's degree in exercise science from ISU in May 2008.