Callie Schaeffer enters her second season with the Lady Bucs in 2009-10. Schaeffer will help with coaching duties such as: speed training, recruiting, outfield workouts and assisting the slap hitters.
Schaeffer, who was a four-year letterwinner at Virginia Tech, graduated as the Hokies' all-time leader in career and single-season stolen bases. Currently, Schaeffer ranks second all-time in career stolen bases, but she is the only Virginia Tech player in school history to record 30 or more stolen bases in three separate seasons. In her four-year playing career, Schaeffer played in 225 games (195 starts) and hit .315 with 102 runs scored and 113 steals. Schaeffer also had a hand in leading the Hokies to back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances in 2006 and 2007, as well as guiding Virginia Tech to the 2007 ACC Championship title.
Not only did Schaeffer excel on the field for the Hokies, but she was a scholar in the classroom. Schaeffer earned a B.A. in Communications from Virginia Tech where she graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2007, and was also selected to the BIG EAST and ACC All-Academic teams. On the field, Schaeffer was named to the 2007 All-ACC Second Team (Designated Player) and the NFCA All-Northeast Region Second Team. In addition, the speedster was a two-time VaSID All-State First Team selection and a five-time Strength and Conditioning Softball Athlete of the Year recipient.