Shelli Whitley Nolte

Coach 14U, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 217-276-4558

Shelli Nolte has over 18 years experience in coaching fastpitch softball. She has coached or assisted in coaching travel teams to multiple top-five finishes at ASA and NSA, USSSA Illinois “A” State Tournaments, two top-5 finishes, four top-10 finishes at NSA and USFA National Tournaments.

Coach Nolte has also umpired in numerous softball organizations and spent three years as a licensed IHSA umpire. She was also the Executive Director of the Mattoon Girls Softball Association for 10 years. Served as a commissioner for the Illinois ASA and Illinois USSSA, as well as, a tournament director for ASA, NSA and USSSA tournaments.

Coach Nolte is currently the head coach at Neoga High School.

Coach Nolte played travel softball, lettered in both volleyball and softball at Mattoon High School. She graduated from Lake Land College and Eastern Illinois University with a degree in Journalism. Coach Nolte currently works at Wave Graphics, Inc. in Mattoon.

She is married to Keith Nolte, and has three children, Allyson, Dack and Kord. Her granddaughter Ivy Jane was born in August of 2013 and grandson Jude in July 2015.

Her daughter, Allyson Nolte Scheer played at Lake Land College in Mattoon and then went on to play two years at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston as a catcher, third baseman. Coach Scheer assisted at Lone Oak High School in Kentucky and served as the head coach of the middle school team. Lone Oak placed second in 2012 at the Kentucky High School State Softball Tournament. Coach Scheer and her husband Matt also provide private softball instruction in Kentucky.

When not at the softball field or academy, Coach Nolte can be found spending time with her family, reading or following various sports.