NOMINATE
INDUCTEES
HALL OF FAME HOME

WIAA Hall of Fame Contact

ANDY BARNES
WIAA Assistant Executive Director
abarnes@wiaa.com
(425) 282-5237

Sandy Schneider  
Coach, Lakeside High School, 1979-Present

Sandy played basketball at Bishop Blanchet High School for four years and tennis for two. She participated in the first State Tennis Tournament for girls. After graduating from Bishop Blanchet HS (1972), she played basketball and volleyball at the University of Washington before being offered an athletic scholarship for basketball to Central Missouri State University, where she was a part of the first class post Title IX to be given scholarships. At CMSU, she served as Captain and earned two letters in basketball and one letter each in cross country and track and field. She finished 5th in State in the 800 meters. She became a graduate assistant coach in basketball and track and field at CMSU (1977) and was named to the “Team of the Decade.”

Lakeside High School hired Sandy in 1979, and for 31 years she has taught Physical Education, coached and is the current Athletic Administrator at both the Upper and Middle schools. She coached basketball at Lakeside for 26 seasons with a record of 473-205-1. Her teams earned 9 League Championships, 8 District Championships and 5 State Championships. She took 17 teams to the State Tournament; 10 years consecutively (which is a State record). She has earned several coaching honors including: nomination for the PI Sports Star of the Year (1991), Seattle Times “State Coach of the Year” (2003), John Wooden “Coaches Wall of Fame” and the 101 Club Coaches Award (2009). She was inducted into the Bishop Blanchet Hall of Fame (2011) and the CMSU Hall of Fame (2012).

Beyond her playing, teaching, coaching and administrative accomplishments, Sandy has served as a mentor to other coaches. Her athletic and coaching efforts helped pave the way for many who see her as an inspiration. She has also been a leader in creating opportunities for kids to access athletics in a variety of ways as she advocated for the rowing program to extend from Lakeside High School to the middle school. Her focus on kids has remained the reason why she is easily named one of the most successful basketball coaches in Washington state history.

 


Baden Sports
New Balance
Snap Raise
Spalding
Local Ford Stores
Washington Army National Guard
Farmers Insurance Group
Washington State Patrol
Sports Authority
Adidas
RushTeamApparel
Apple Physical Therapy
Brooks
Northwest Sports Photography
WIAA  |  Washington Interscholastic Activities Association  |  © 2014
Home
 
About Us
    Mission & Strategic Plan
    WIAA 101
    WIAA Staff
    Contact
    Member School Directory
    Districts & Leagues
    Classifications 2014-16
    Classifications 2012-14
    Executive Board
    Partners
Athletics & Activities
    Athletics
    Activities
        Unified Sports
    Season Beginning & Ending Dates (2013-2020)
Tournaments
    Brackets
    Tournament Central
    State Tournament Schedules
    Ticket Prices
    State Tournament Rosters
    State Tournament History
    State Tournament Regulations
    State Tournament Allocations & Draw Criteria
Programs & Events
    Athlete of the Week
    Emerald City Kickoff Classic
    Hall of Fame
        Tickets
    Just Play Fair!
    LEAP
        LEAP Application
    Online Rules Clinics
    Scholastic Awards Program
    Scholastic Cup
    Smart Choices Scholarship Program
    RTO Program
 
Publications
    Concussion Management Guidelines
    Forms
    Handbook
    Member School Directory
    Newsletter
    Order Materials
    WIAA-WOA Statewide Agreement
A.D. Center
    MyWIAA
    New AD Registration
    Fall Workshops
    Submit Rosters & Photos
    Job Openings
    Games Wanted
Coaches
    Coaching Standards Program
    MyWIAA
    Coaches School
    Coaches School Express
    Job Openings
    Games Wanted
Media
    Media Policies and Procedures
    Media Credential Registration
    Media Broadcast Rights Fees
    State Tournament Rosters
    Media Advisory Committee