Heine begins her fifth season as an assistant coach with the Saint Xavier women's basketball program after playing for the Cougars from 2005-08. She will also aid with recruiting and film exchange duties. Heine had a standout playing career at SXU garnering NAIA All-American Honorable Mention recognition her senior season and named a All-Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) First Team selection in all three seasons.
As a quick and aggressive forward, Heine was a scoring and rebounding force for the Cougars in the post during her career. In only a three-year stint with the team, she finished No. 4 all-time in career points (1,159) and No. 3 all-time in career rebounds (657) and blocks (89).
Heine graduated from Saint Xavier University with degrees in mathematics and business management/finance. She currently lives in Oak Lawn, Ill.