ShonTaesha Zeigler was born and raised in Alabama and attended McAdory High School. She attended McAdory High School. ShonTaesha was recruited to play at Wallace Community College Selma and received her associate's degree in Arts and Science and transferred to Tougaloo College continuing to play volleyball as she earned her bachelor's degree in Health and Recreation. She has student-coached for both middle and high school as well as Tougaloo College. She was a head coach for a travel volleyball team in Mississippi and finished the season with a championship win. Coach Z is the head volleyball coach at Grace Christian Academy and her goal for the season is to show these young ladies the importance of teamwork, perseverance and teach them to love the game, build on their skill sets and lead them to success with the sport. She wants to have a great impact on these ladies, just like her former coaches did for her.