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Michelle Schaper


Head Softball Coach

Academic Department: Athletic Department
Phone: 712-279-1686
Email: Michelle.Schaper@briarcliff.edu
Office Location: Newman Flanagan 308

Education

  • M.S., athletic administration & activities, William Woods University (Fulton, Mo.)
  • B.S., athletic training, William Woods University (Fulton, Mo.)

Biography

Schaper is in her sixth year as the head coach of the BCU softball program. Schaper came to Briar Cliff from William Woods University, where she has served as an assistant coach from 2005-08. During her three seasons as an assistant coach, the Owls produced a mark of 110-49 with a national tournament berth in 2006.

Schaper joined the Owls' coaching staff after a four-year playing career at William Woods. She finished her career with 235 hits, 169 runs, 43 doubles, 18 home runs, 164 RBIs and a batting average of .351. Schaper was a four-time all-conference selection and a three-time all-region choice. In 2003, she earned NAIA All-America second team honors. She helped the Owls to a four-year record of 148-82 and into NAIA Tournament pool play, senior year.

Aside from assisting at the college level, Schaper has also served as the head softball coach at North Callaway High School. Her squads produced a two-year record of 45-7 and finished second at the 2007 Missouri 3A State Softball Championships.