AURORA, N.Y. - Shawna Little, most recently of Juniata College, is Wells College's new head women's softball and basketball coach. She will begin her duties on February 1, 2008. 

Shawna comes to Wells College from Juniata College, where she served as the assistant women's basketball coach and resident director for the past two and a half years. She brings extensive coaching, recruiting, and playing experience.  While at Juniata, Little also served as the assistant advisor to the Juniata Chapter of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), contributed as a member of the Diversity Committee, and was the academic advisor for the Women's Basketball team.

Little holds a BA in Psychology and Communication Arts from Allegheny College and an MS in Sport Management Studies from California University of Pennsylvania.  Little played three years of intercollegiate basketball and one year of intercollegiate softball at Allegheny College in Pennsylvania. 

At Wells, Coach Little will serve as the head women's softball coach and will lead the Express in their first year of North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) competition.  Little will also serve as the head coach of the Wells College women's basketball program and is tasked with building a new basketball program to compete at the NCAA Division III level.  The Express will field a club team in the 2008-2009 academic year and take the court for its inaugural season during the 2009-2010 academic year.