Lynette Schroeder was named Southern Virginia University's head women's basketball coach in May 2019.
One of the most accomplished student-athletes in the history of Southern Virginia athletics, Schroeder played 111 games for the Knights from 2004-08 earning USCAA All-American honors in each of her four seasons. During her sophomore campaign, Schroeder led the Knights to the 2006 USCAA National Championship and still holds the program record for made career three-pointers (251) and ranks second all-time in program history for career points (1,796).
Following her decorated Southern Virginia playing career, Schroeder experienced tremendous success as the head women's basketball coach at Skyline High School in Millcreek, Utah from 2012-18. During her six seasons at the program's help, Schroeder tallied an impressive 112-43 overall record (72.3 winning percentage) including five region championships, three state championship appearances, and a state championship title in 2016-17. Following her state title season, Schroeder was named 2017 USA Today High School Coach of the Year and 2017 Xfinity Sports Coach of the Year. She also earned Region Coach of the Year honors in 2013 and 2015.
After her success at Skyline, Schroeder joined the coaching staff at Westminster College last season (2018-19) helping the Griffins to a 21-6 overall record, their first appearance in the RMAC Tournament Championship game, and a fifth-seed to the NCAA Division II National Tournament—the school's first-ever appearance at the national tournament.
Coming from Westminster, Schroeder becomes the fifth head coach of the women's basketball program. She earned her bachelor's degree in biology from Southern Virginia University and is currently working on her master's in sport coaching from West Virginia University.
Schroeder and her husband Brett, return to Buena Vista, Virginia, along with their four children.