The 2020-2021 school year will be Emily's third year as the Administrative Assistant to the Director of Athletics for the Ball-Chatham School District. She first served as the Financial Secretary at Glenwood Middle School before moving over to the athletic department. Emily was a high school athlete in volleyball and basketball at Havana High School, and then earned her Associate's Degree from Lincoln College while playing volleyball there. She continued her college education at Eastern IL University after graduating from Lincoln College. Emily and her husband, Chad, have three children Jackson (college sophomore), Aaron (12th grade) and Jillian (10th grade) and two dogs, Oscar & Lola.