Polly Sheridan-Young joined Kansas Athletics in February of 2011, working with the department's team physicians and athletic trainers.
Sheridan-Young was a physician assistant for Mayo Health Systems in the Urgent Care area from 2009-11. She graduated from William Penn University in 2005, where she played softball. She earned her master's of physician assistant studies from Butler in 2009.
The Shawnee Mission, Kan. native attended Shawnee Mission West High School, where she played softball and volleyball.
Sheridan-Young and her husband Adam have one son, Kadin. She likes to spend time with her family and two nephews, and lists traveling, sports and outdoor activities as her main hobbies.