Next Level Field Hockey

Director & Head Coach
































Career Highlights

  • Personal, Warwick High School/University of Michigan

    • 1996, Under-16 National Team Member

    • 1997 & 1998 High School All American

    • 1998, Under-19 National Team Member

    • 1999, Under-21 National Team Member

    • 2000, Under-23 National Team Member

    • 1999 & 2000, Big Ten Tournament Champions

    • 2000 & 2002, Regular Season Big Ten Champions

    • 2001, National Champions

    • 2001 & 2002, 2nd Team All Big Ten

    • 2002, Regional All American

    • 2006, Keystone Games Athlete of the Year​

    • 2007, Kelly Cup Recipient

    • 2014, Warwick High School Hall of Fame *1st Class

    • 2017, Susquehanna Valley Sports Hall of Fame

  • Donegal Field Hockey​, 2004-2018

    • Career Coaching Record:​ 308-56-9 (All at Donegal High School)

    • Section 3 Titles: 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014 & 2015

    • Section 2 Titles: 2016, 2017 & 2018

    • Lancaster-Lebanon League Titles: 2008, 2015 & 2016

    • District III Titles: 2009, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018

    • PIAA State Titles: 2016 & 2018

    • LLFHCA Coach of the Year: 2005, 2008, 2011 & 2017

    • Lancaster Newspaper's Coach of the Year: 2008, 2009 & 2015

    • USFHA's People's Choice National Coach of Year: 2019

Coach Shellenberger holds a FIH Level II Coaching Certification and a Level III Coaching Certification from US Field Hockey. For 7 years she served as the Head Futures Coach at Site 5B, only 1 of 2 Level 1 Futures sites in the state of Pennsylvania.

In the fall of 2016, Coach Shellenberger was named as the US Field Hockey Coach of the Year by 

In February of 2018, Coach Shellenberger ran a Level I Coaching Course for US Field Hockey at Donegal High School alongside former National Team Coach, Craig Parnham and Moravian College Head Coach, Sarah Darymple.

In the summer of 2018, Coach Shellenberger was the leading scorer for the O35 Women's National Team in the Masters World Cup. She led the team with 5 goals and 3 assists in 7 games.


Coach Shellenberger was named as US Field Hockey's People's Choice 2019 National Field Hockey Coach of the Year! Coach was honored at the US Field Hockey Summit on March 16, 2019.

Jessica Rose Shellenberger is a 1999 graduate of Warwick High School where she was Warwick's first high school All American. She accepted a full athletic scholarship to play field hockey at the University of Michigan where she was an All Big Ten selection, an All American and a National Champion.

Upon graduation from the University of Michigan, she was hired at Donegal High School as a Health and Physical Education teacher and the Varsity field hockey coach in 2004.

She lives in Manheim Township with her husband Pete and two young children, Evan (10) and Emma (8).

Coach Shellenberger is currently a Health & PE Teacher at Manheim Township High School, in Lancaster, PA.

About Next Level Field Hockey:

Next Level Field Hockey was founded by Coach Shellenberger in 2009 after she saw a need for individual skills training in a competitive group environment.

Over the years, with the efforts of other colleagues, former high school standouts and college graduates, Next Level has elevated the level of play for individual athletes, helping them to reach personal goals and enhance team success.