LILBURN, Ga. – One of the most decorated players in Georgia College Women's Basketball history has taken a new position with the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA). Shanteona Keys (2015) is now serving the organization in the role of Manager of Education.
"Shanteona is a tremendous addition to our staff," said WBCA Executive Director Danielle M. Donehew. "Her attitude, enthusiasm and commitment to helping our member coaches and members of their support staffs improve themselves through our educational programming is vital to our association's success. We are fortunate to have Shanteona join the WBCA team."
The WBCA manager of education is responsible for managing the educational programming the association offers its members, both online and in person during the WBCA Convention. The manager of education keeps abreast of the continuing educational needs that members may have, develops programming that satisfies those needs and identifies experts in the areas of need to present on webinars or in sessions at convention.
One of the most decorated student-athletes in Peach Belt Conference (PBC) history, Keys was named a Capital One Academic All-American twice and a finalist for the Arthur Ashe Leadership Award. Winner of the women's basketball PBC Elite 15 Award, she graduated with a degree in mass communication and a 4.00 GPA.
The 2014-15 PBC Scholar Athlete of the Year, she served as the PBC's representative on the national SAAC Committee for three years and has been featured in NCAA Champion Magazine. Named to the PBC Presidential Honor Roll all four of her years, she was named to the WBCA Allstate Good Works team, one of 10 women's basketball players from all three divisions and the NAIA to be so recognized.
Keys was equally impressive on the court as the school's all-time leading scorer with 1,822 career points, sixth-highest in PBC history. The 2012 PBC Freshman of the Year, she was named All-Conference all four years she competed.
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