Roiger was named the head coach of the St. Lawrence University volleyball team
in the spring of 2010 after serving as a volunteer assistant coach in 2009. She enters the 2012 season with a 45-27 record after leading the Saints to back-to-back trips to the Liberty League tournament, including the program's first-ever championship title in 2010.
From 2005-2008, Roiger served as the Head Volleyball Coach at Northland College in northern Wisconsin where she took a volleyball program that had won a total of 10 matches in the three seasons prior to her arrival and turned them into conference tournament champions in just her third season there.
Roiger's previous coaching experience was centered in the Midwest where she started her collegiate coaching career at St. Olaf College (2001, 2002) and Carleton College (2003), both located in Northfield, Minnesota. During these three seasons she served as an assistant coach on coaching staffs that went 64-27 (.703) overall and 26-7 (.787) in the Midwest Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, one of the top Division III volleyball conferences in the country.
Roiger, a 1994 graduate of the College of St. Benedict in central Minnesota, will also serve as an assistant softball coach for the Saints. She was a three-sport athlete at the College of St. Benedict, participating in basketball, cross country and track and field.
Shelly resides in Canton, NY with her husband Dan, the women's basketball coach at St. Lawrence, and their three sons Joey, Sam, and Zadok.