Born in California, Coach Schneider was raised just north of Seattle, Washington.
Schneider attended Western Washington University and graduated with a B.S. in Community Health. During her collegiate career, she started all four years as a libero, was named First Team American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-American and led the nation in digs per game.
She has eight years of coaching experience, in both high school and club level in the Washington and Idaho area. Prior to that, Schneider also coached two years at her alma mater.
Currently living in Sacramento for the last three years, Schneider works in the Foothill Farms neighborhood as an Office Administrator and Assistant Children's Director at Liberty Towers.