Coach Schafer is entering his first season as a member of the South Grand Prairie coaching staff.
Coach Schafer graduated from Fossil Ridge in Keller, TX in 2010 where he played catcher and pitcher. He pursued a collegiate baseball career, but injury prevented him from playing.
Coach Schafer attended Colorado School of Mines for Mechanical Engineering before making the decision to come back to Texas and pursue a bachelor’s degree in University Studies at University of Texas at Arlington. He worked as a Biomedical Equipment Technician for two years before deciding to follow his passion and become an educator and coach.
Coach Schafer, 27, married his wife in 2016 and has four dogs (Dixie, Cash, Reba, Milli) and two cats (Truvy and Spud).