Shelby Petik is in her first year as assistant coach at Presybterian College in 2018, after serving as volunteeer assistant in 2015.
From Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Petik helped lead Furman to a 41-15 record in 2018, and assisted NCAA Division II Coker to a 41-17 mark in 2017. She concluded her playing career at PC as one of the most prolific hitters, after breaking career records in home runs and RBI. She spent all four years top five on the team in batting average, slugging and on base percentage, runs scored, hits, and RBI.
The multiple Big South Player-of-the-Week and All-Conference honoree eclipsed 100 hits (179), 100 RBI (122) and 100 runs (100) to become the first Blue Hose to reach the milestone in all three categories. She is also tops at PC in career doubles (39), home runs (24), total bases (294), and walks (85). Petik left as the PC leader in most games played (207) and started in every game she played in all four years.
A member of the Provost and Deans Lists, as well as the Psi Chi Honor Society, Petik graduated PC in May, 2015, with a degree in Psychology. She then completed a masters degree in collegiate athletic administration from Coker College in 2017.