Skiles comes to GSW from Columbus State where she was a former student athlete for the Cougars and served as a student assistant coach for the 2011-12 school year.
In her four years as the head of the Lady 'Canes cross country program Skiles has coached the team to their first ever appearence in the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Championship in 2013 and again in 2014.
During her storied career with Columbus State, Skiles became the first two-time PBC woman runner of the year since the award went to a voting system in 2008. She was also a two-time first team all-conference selection as she helped extend the Cougars PBC championship winning streak to six.
During her one year as an assistant, she helped the Cougars to a fifth place PBC finish and a USTFCCA All-Academic team award.