Women's Basketball Coaching Staff - Intercollegiate Athletics - Penn State Altoona

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Casey Shoup

Head Coach, Women's Basketball

Office: Adler Athletic Complex

Phone: 814-312-0052

Email: CZS155@psu.edu

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.

Assistant Coaches

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Brittany Boslet

Assistant Coach

Brittany Boslet returned to the Penn State Altoona women's basketball program in 2017-18 as an assistant coach for the team.

Boslet was a four-year starter at Penn State Altoona, playing from 2013-17. She holds team records for three-pointers made all-time (181), in a single season (59, 2016-17), and in a single game (7, Jan. 23, 2014). Boslet finished her playing career as the women's basketball program's seventh-leading scorer in team history with 874 career points, and she also ranks second all-time in minutes (3,265) and minutes per game (33.3), third in games played (98) and games started (88), fourth in assists (196), sixth in three-point percentage (.319), seventh in field goals made (288), and ninth in defensive rebounds (236).

Boslet graduated from Bishop Guilfoyle High School in Altoona, where she was a two-year letter winner from 2010-13 on the varsity girls basketball team. During her four-year high school career, her team won the District 6 title all four years and was the state runner-up one year. Boslet also won the District 6 sportsmanship award.

A native of Altoona, Boslet graduated from Penn State Altoona in 2017 with a degree in Criminal Justice and minors in Sociology and Psychology. She volunteers as an AAU coach for the Doug West Defenders, and she is currently employed at Manpower as a recruiter.

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Dustin Martin

Assistant Coach

Dustin Martin began his coaching career as an assistant with the Penn State Altoona women's basketball program in the 2017-18 season.

Before joining the Lady Lions' coaching staff, Martin spent the previous five years involved in the Williamsburg girls basketball program. He was an assistant for the elementary program for two years, beginning in 2012. From 2014-16, Martin was the head coach of the junior high program, and he was a volunteer coach for the varsity program in 2016-17.

Martin is a 2006 graduate of the Williamsburg Community School District, where he was a three-year starter on the varsity boys basketball team.

Martin has been employed as an inside salesman at Cove Lumber in Martinsburg, Pa. since 2006. He has been married to his wife, Cortney, since 2014. The couple is expecting their first child, Austin, in November 2017.

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Janelle Nardozza

Former Lady Lions guard Janelle Nardozza returns to the Penn State Altoona women’s basketball program to make her coaching debut in the 2013-2014 season.

Nardozza was a three-year letter winner in basketball at Altoona Area High School before going on to play two seasons at Penn State Altoona. She holds several spots in the Penn State Altoona women’s basketball all-time record books, as she is currently ranked fourth all-time in assists (180), third in assists per game average (3.4), ninth in steals (107), and eighth in steals per game average (2.0). Nardozza’s total of 51 starts in a Lady Lions uniform is tied for fifth-most in program history, and her 1,586 minutes on the court is ninth-most. She also played AAU basketball for eight years.

Nardozza spent her final two years of college at Penn State University Park, where she graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. She is currently employed by the Altoona Area School District.

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John Nardozza

John Nardozza returns to Penn State Altoona women’s basketball as an assistant coach beginning in the 2013-2014 season. He was previously an assistant with the team from 1993-2000, then served as the program’s head coach from 2000-2005. As head coach, he helped guide the Lady Lions to Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference championships in the 2000-2001 and 2001-2002 seasons – the program’s only conference titles to date.

Nardozza is retired from U.S. Foodservice and Nardo’s Café, and he is currently working part-time for IU 8.

Nardozza is a native of Altoona. He is a husband to his wife Kay, a father of four (Shauna Polito, J.M., Whitney, and Janelle), and a grandfather of four (Mya and Carmine Polito and Dominic and Michael Nardozza).

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Lindsey Port

Lindsey Port began her coaching career at Penn State Altoona in the 2013-2014 season as an assistant. She is a 2001 graduate of Altoona Area High School, where she played basketball. She went on to attend Penn State Altoona, playing basketball under head coaches John Nardozza and Donna Kling. Her total of 323 career rebounds ranks eighth on the Lady Lions’ all-time rebounds list.

Port’s experience as a coach includes coaching the Tyrone Middle School girls team, consisting of grades seven and eight, and coaching for the PA Pride AAU team with Casey Shoup.

Port holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. She has recently gone back to school to pursue a degree in the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program at Mount Aloysius College. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Tyler, her stepson, Patrick, and her two daughters, Reagan Aileen and Blake Mareigh.