Making their second-straight appearance in the big dance, the Golden Eagles will connect with the eight-seeded Golden Bears on Friday at 3 p. Tech will square off with Cal in the day's second match, with No. CT tilt to kick off the start of the region. The two winners will take aim Saturday at 5 p.
Throughout the season, Schaechterle took the Waves from a finish in the season to an record the succeeding year.
Pepperdine has made 38 NCAA Tournament appearances, including a national championship and runner-up finishes in and The Waves have also had two doubles pairs take home the NCAA doubles championship crown in and We look forward to building a program that represents the values of the University and that competes for championships.
While there, the team posted an overall record in five seasons, including a record in en route to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen.
This season, the team finished with a record and reached the NCAA second round. Prior to his tenure with the Fighting Irish, he was the head coach for the University of North Florida from He led the squad to its first undefeated Atlantic Sun regular season, the first appearance in the Atlantic Sun Tournament final and to many team, singles and doubles year-end rankings.
He was named Atlantic Sun Coach of the Year in While at the helm of the Ospreys, the team went overall through two seasons, including a record and an ASUN championship match appearance in Schaechterle graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.
After a brief stint working for Wilson Sporting Goods as a Tour and Juniors Manager in America from , he returned to his alma mater to take up coaching at the collegiate level, where he was mentored by head coach Arvid Swan.
He was an ITA regional doubles finalist and recorded the most doubles wins in program history this record was broken in , while also earning the Big Ten Outstanding Sportsmanship Award.
He and his wife, Kristin have two sons, Noah 5 and Kai 3.