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Shaunna Knife enters her second season as an assistant coach for the United Tribes Technical College women’s basketball program.
Prior to joining the Thunderbirds, Knife spent a year as Head Coach for the White Shield Warriors in White Shield, North Dakota where her main responsibility was player development.
A native of White Shield, North Dakota, Knife was a four-year letterwinner and starter for The University of Mary Mauraders women’s basketball team. She was a first-team Northern Sun selection and Defensive Player of the Year in 2014. Knife became a part of an elite team when she reached 1000+ points and 500+ rebounds her senior season.
Knife graduated from The University of Mary in 2014 with a B.S. in elementary education with emphasis in physical education and special education.
Basketball is a way of life for Knife and her family. In high school, Knife played with Head Coach, Kelsey Peltier, where they were the three-time North Dakota State Champions. Knife's brothers, Shaun and Jacob, played for cross-town rival, Bismarck State College.