Shelby Varney graduated from Decorah High School in 2013. In 2017 she graduated from Drake University with endorsements in early childhood special education, reading and coaching. She did her student teaching in West Des Moines and Waukee community schools in preschool and 3rd grade before joining the Cora B Darling staff for the 2017-2018 school year. At Drake she ran cross country and track. She is excited to continue sharing her love of running this spring as a coach.