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Athletics Coaching Staff
Renie Shields
Associate Athletic Director/ Varsity Sports
Coach Info:
Position: Associate Athletic Director/ Varsity Sports
Alma Mater: Saint Joseph's '82

Entering her 25th year in administration at Saint Joseph’s, Renie Shields is in her sixth year as associate athletic director for varsity programs and senior women's administrator, having been promoted to the post in September, 2011.

In her role, Shields also oversees the area of compliance, as she has been the director of compliance services for the past 18 years, after serving as the compliance coordinator from 1993 to 1998.

A former standout for the Hawks in basketball, cross country, and softball, she was a three-time All-Big 5 selection in basketball. Shields, formerly Dunne, was inducted into the Big 5 Hall of Fame in 1991 and into the Saint Joseph's Athletics Hall of Fame in 2001.

A 1982 graduate of Saint Joseph's, Shields was an assistant basketball coach for the Hawks from 1987 to 1993. She is entering her 21st year as the color analyst for Saint Joseph's women's basketball internet broadcasts.

A resident of Drexel Hill, Pa., she and her husband Jim, a 1981 SJU graduate, have four children - James Jr., Kerri, Erin (SJU ‘14), and Shannon. Erin completed a standout career for the Hawks’ women’s basketball career in 2014, tying the SJU record for three-point field goals, while also being named a Division I-AAA Scholar-Athlete.