Casey Shoup was named the head coach of Penn State Altoona women’s basketball prior to the 2013-2014 season. She was an assistant coach with the team for the previous two years.
Shoup has a strong basketball background in the region. She graduated from Altoona Area High School, where she was a member of the varsity girls basketball team from 1996-1999. During her time at AAHS, she helped the Lady Lions win a District 6 AAAA championship and finish as state finalists in 1998.
Shoup continued her playing career at Juniata College, where she was a three-year starter and ranks eighth all-time in three-point field goals and seventh all-time in assists. She graduated from Juniata with a degree in Education/Business Management.
Shoup’s coaching experience began in 2009, when she was an assistant coach with the Bellwood-Antis High School varsity girls basketball team for two years. She went on to coach with the PA Pride girls basketball program, where she currently serves as a head coach. She also volunteers as an AAU basketball coach.