|Alma Mater:||Penn State|
Katie Schoepfer is currently in her first season with the Crusaders in 2017. She joins Holy Cross after serving as a volunteer assistant coach at Boston University the past three years.
Schoepfer helped lead the Terriers to a pair of Patriot League Championships and a runner-up finish during her three seasons with the team. She has also coached with two club programs, serving as the youth head coach with Valeo FC and the U15-U18 head coach with the Boston Breakers Academy. At the high school level, Schoepfer served as a varsity assistant with Buckingham Brown & Nichols and Waterford (Conn.).
At the professional level, Schoepfer played with both Sky Blue FC and the Boston Breakers. She made 100 professional appearances between 2011 and 2016 for Boston, ranking her in the top three all-time in the team’s history. Schoepfer also competed on multiple levels with the United States National Team, playing at the U17, U20 and U23 levels.A 2010 graduate of Penn State, Schoepfer was a four-year starter for the Nittany Lions, totaling 48 goals during her collegiate career. In that time she garnered multiple awards including NSCAA All-American (2007, 2009), first team NSCAA Scholar All-American (2009), Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year (2009), Big Ten All-Conference (2007-2009) and Big Ten All-Freshman team (2006). She received her bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies.