Rashida Joiner is entering her first year with Illinois Tech as assistant women's basketball coach. She comes to the Scarlet Hawks from Chicago Waldorf School, where she led the middle school girls to 2nd place in 2011, and 3rd place in the 2012 CAMS Tournament. In 2012, she also led the high school girls basketball team to its first IHSA Regional Tournament victory in school history. Rashida also works as Athletic Director at Chicago Waldorf School.
Rashida is returning to the Scarlet Hawks after playing on the basketball team from '07-09, where she earned CCAC all-conference honors. Rashida continued her collegiate career at Elmhurst College, where she was a two year captain, and helped lead her team to an 18-9 record, and to the CCIW Tournament championship game.
A native of Chicago, Illinois, Rashida graduated from Elmhurst College with a bachelor's degree in Psyhology.