Shane Schumaker: Baseball & Softball Hitting Shane@southbayrefinery.com
Schumaker has been in charge of numerous camps and travel teams throughout his career. In the summers of 2002 and 2003, he took over head coaching duties for the West Torrance 19-under All-Star team. Both years he led his team to the Babe Ruth State Championships, where they placed second each year. Schumaker was an assistant coach of the Havasu Heat where he helped guide the Heat to a 37-8 record and a berth in the NBC World Series. Shane has help run camps at USC, UCLA, Cal State Fullerton, UCI, LMU, UNLV, UNCG, UNC, CSUDH, and many more. Schumaker has recruited and placed numerous players to major College programs. Thus far he has coached 46 professional players including 4 big leaguers Kris Medlen (Braves), Peter Parise (Cardinals), Ryan Wheeler (Rockies), and Bryan Peterson (Marlins).
Shane began his baseball career at West Torrance high school where he helped the program win three Bay League titles. Upon graduation Shane continued his career as a Warrior at El Camino College. During his time at El Camino Shane was named to the All Conference Team and also the prestigious All State team. Schumaker was a first team All-South Coast Conference selection and an All–Southern California infielder at El Camino. He was in the Top-10 in hitting in the state of California (.457) while at El Camino and currently holds numerous hitting records for the Warriors. Shane accepted an offer to play baseball at The University of North Carolina Greensboro where he was named a Pre-Season All American and an All Conference team member. As an infielder for the Spartans from 2000-01, Schumaker was a two-year letter winner under head coach Mike Gaski. Schumaker led UNCG in 2001 with a .342 batting average, while hitting 10 home runs and driving in 52 runs en route to being named All-Southern Conference as well as an All-Tournament selection. In 2000, Schumaker batted .378, which led UNCG and was sixth best among SoCon hitters. Over his two-year career at UNCG, Schumaker led the Spartans in runs, hits, triples, stolen bases, RBI, on-base percentage, batting average and walks. He still ranks among the top-10 in career RBI, triples, home runs, stolen bases and batting average in just two seasons as a Spartan. In 2001, Schumaker was invited to the San Diego Padres camp where he then signed with the Chico Heat of the Western League. Schumaker finished his professional career with the Johnstown Johnnies in the Frontier League in 2002.
Schumaker began his coaching career at El Camino College in 2001 and was responsible for hitting and infield instruction along with assisting with recruiting efforts. At El Camino, he coached for five seasons and in 2004 helped coach the Warriors to a 30-7 record, the best in school history. That same season, Schumaker helped guide the Warriors to within one game of the state championship. Schumaker continued his coaching career by taking a job at UNCG. At UNC Greensboro he was the head assistant coach in charge of recruiting, hitting, offense and defense. Shane also has coached at Loyola Marymount University where he was responsible for hitting and defense. In 2009 Shane was an assistant coach at Cal State Dominguez Hills where he helped with recruiting, infielders, outfielders, hitting, and base running. He helped guide Dominguez to the NCAA West Regional Tournament as well as the CCAA Championship Tournament. In 2010 Schumaker help lead El Camino College to the final four for only the second time in the school’s history. Schumaker was in charge of running the offense which ranked first in every offensive category en route to a conference championship.