Coach Cat was born and raised in San Antonio, TX where she graduated from Oliver Wendell Holmes High School. Cat received a full volleyball scholarship to Vernon College in Vernon, TX. After receiving her Associate of Science from Vernon College, she concluded her volleyball playing career at St. Gregory’s University in Shawnee, OK. Cat graduated from Cameron University with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education. Cat later received her Master of Education in Sports Administration from East Central University.
Cat has 10 years of teaching and coaching experience. She is an elementary physical education teacher and has been the head volleyball coach at MacArthur High School for 6 years. Prior to coaching at MacArthur, Cat coached volleyball for 4 years at Tomlinson Middle School. Cat also coached club volleyball in Lawton for Fury Volleyball Club for 5 years.
Cat is married to Antonio Shelton; they have two children, Trevin 10, and Lily 7.