Coach Ratkowski, DSHA '02 joined the DSHA volleyball coaching staff in 2007 as the freshman team coach. In 2008, she moved to the varsity assistant position until 2014. In 2015 she was named the Head Varsity Volleyball Coach. During her time as the assistant coach the varsity team won four conference titles, six conference tournaments and made four state tournament appearances, winning the State Championship in 2014. In her first year as head coach, she led the Dashers to both conference season and tournament titles, and won the 2015 State Championship. The team also won the conference tournament in 2016, and made a State tournament appearance. Coach Ratkowski was inducted to the DSHA Athletic Hall of Fame in October 2016.