Shifflett has been a part of the coaching staff at Western Oregon University for the last two seasons, a stint that included her serving as the interim head coach at the NCAA Division II program for several months. The Wolves posted a 10-17 record in 2016 under a new head coach after having compiled an 8-21 mark in 2015.
The native of the Washington, D.C., area began her coaching career as an assistant for the varsity volleyball team at her alma mater, Langley High School, in 2012, a role she fulfilled again in 2014.
Shifflett spent the 2013-14 season studying, playing and coaching at Durham University in Durham, England. In addition to attaining a Master's Degree in Education from the school, she also played on Durham's women's team that won the British University and College Sports championship, played on Durham's NVL professional team and served as the head coach of the school's men's volleyball team as it attained its highest finish in the United Kingdom (top eight) in program history.
She has also coached with the NOVA Volleyball Club and the Capital City Elite Volleyball Club. The 2012 graduate of Penn State was a setter / defensive specialist on three NCAA National Championship-winning teams (2008, 2009, 2010). She appeared in 88 matches in her career as the Nittany Lions posted an overall record of 133-12 and compiled a pair of undefeated seasons during her four seasons.
Shifflett, who earned a Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Education from Penn State, was an Academic All-Big Ten honoree following her sophomore, junior and senior seasons.