Lacey Schanz

Lacey Schanz

Player Profile

Assistant Coach

Alma Mater:
Georgia Tech, 2001

Lacey Schanz spent two and half years on the Lobo softball staff. She assisted in recruiting as well as assisting with the day-to-day operations. Schanz worked primarily with the catchers, base runners and on game defense.

Schanz became a Lobo after a four-year stint as the head coach at Truman State University. Schanz began coaching at Truman in 2003 and led the Bulldogs to conference titles her first two seasons at the helm. She left second on the all-time coaching victory list with 148 wins. While at Truman, Schanz also served as the Senior Woman Administrator.

Schanz, formerly an assistant at the University of Pennsylvania, was the pitching coach in 2001 at Penn where she was in charge of designing and implementing pitching and catching drills. Other duties included supervising hitting drills, calling pitches in games, recruiting, team travel and assisting the head coach with budgeting, fund raising and development.

Schanz was a four-year letterwinner on the Georgia Tech softball squad as a catcher and designated hitter. She also excelled in the classroom, making the dean's list four times, and was a recipient of the Alexander-Tharpe Athletic Scholarship. Schanz played college softball at Georgia Tech from 1998-2000. She graduated cum laude from Georgia Tech in 2001 with a degree in management and a minor in information technology.

Schanz started 75 of 109 career games over a three-year span as a Yellow Jacket and had a career batting average of .220 with 55 hits, 22 runs and two home runs.

Schanz is a native of Kansas City, Mo., and was a member of the Kansas City Thunder in 1996.