Shelly Ethridge
Shelly Ethridge
Title: Head Women's Basketball Coach
Phone: 314-984-7485
Email: methridge1@stlcc.edu

Shelly Ethridge is entering her ninth season at St. Louis Community College, after being named the head coach before the 2009-10 season.  Coach Ethridge has led her team to four NJCAA Women's Division II National Tournaments and six 20-win campaigns, including a school record 25 straight victories in the 2010-11 season.  

The 2016-17 team finished the season by placing 5th at the National Tournament and was also awarded with the prestigious B.J. Graber Sportsmanship award.  The season was capped with Chrishana Wilson being named a NJCAA 1st Team All-American, the six player that Coach Ethridge has coached during her time at STLCC that has received that honor.  

Ethridge has been named the Region 16 Coach of the Year five times, District Coach of the Year four times and the MCCAC Coach of the Year twice in her eight seasons.  Ethridge has a career record of 358-188 at the collegiate level, including stops at Southwestern Illinois College and UMSL.  At UMSL, Ethridge led the Tritons to their first ever appearance in the NCAA Divsion II tournament in 2000 and compiled six straight winning seasons in the Great Lakes Valley Conference.  

In 1997 Ethridge was a featured speaker at the NCAA Divsion 1 tournament, in Cincinnati, OH, with Pat Summit (Tennessee) and Vivian Stringer (Rutgers) titled "Rebuilding a Program."

As a player, Ethridge was a four year starter at Eastern Illinois University, where she played in the 1990 NCAA Tournament and was a member of the 1991 U.S. Olympic Festival team.  

STLCC Career Record

2009-10      11-15 

2010-11      25-6     Region and District Champions, NJCAA National Tournament Participant

2011-12      20-9     Region and District Champions, NJCAA National Tournament Participant

2012-13      20-11   Region and District Champions, NJCAA National Tournament Participant

2013-14      17-8                

2014-15      23-7   

2015-16      17-14   Region 16 Champions

2016-17      26-9     Region and District Champions, NJCAA National Tournament – 5th Place

 

Total             159-79