Sheila Shaw, a 2005 Badger All-American, is in her first season at the UW's director of operations. She is in charge of team travel, overseeing the budget, supervising public service activities, coordinating summer camps and training tables, and scheduling of day-to-day activities of the Badger program.
Shaw was a four-year letterwinner for the Badgers from 2002-05, earning third-team All-America honors in 2005. The 6-1 middle blocker was a two-time AVCA All-Region honoree and two-time first-team All-Big Ten pick. Shaw tallied 1,313 kills in her career, which ranks seventh on the UW career list. A native of Muskego, Wis., she also ranks fourth in career hitting percentage (.308) and seventh in total blocks (489) and blocks per set (1.12).
Shaw was a member of the U.S. National Training Team in 2007 before traveling to Europe to compete. She served as the team captain of Stade Francais in Paris in 2007-08. In 2008-09, Shaw competed with VC Wiesbaden professional volleyball club in Wiesbaden, Germany. Shaw was a member of the Rote Raben Vilsbiburg professional volleyball club in Vilsbiburg, Germany, in 2009-10, aiding her team to the league title and was named a German All-Star.
Shaw moved her game to the beach after her indoor career, playing on the AVP tour. She and her teammate Kathryn Babcock won the Pro Beach Volleyball tournament in Milwaukee in July.
Shaw is the co-owner and manager of Sports UP, conducting volleyball camps around the state of Wisconsin. She also served an administrative assistant in the volleyball office at Oregon State.
In January of 2011, Shaw joined the women's volleyball staff at Lewis University as a graduate assistant. She was in charge of the life skills and community service activities for the team while also improving alumni relations and an alumni event for the Flyers. On the court, she assisted with team practices, scouting and video breakdown.
A 2007 graduate of Wisconsin with a bachelor's degree in social welfare, Shaw was a two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection and earned Academic All-District honors in 2005. She is currently working on her master's degree in organizational leadership-student services.