The 2019 fall season will be Brad Schlemmer's eighth at the helm of Waubonsee's program after serving as the Chiefs’ Assistant Coach for three seasons before that. As head coach he enters this season with 86 career coaching wins, tying him with his predecessor Leslie (Ferguson) Raney as the program’s all-time winningest coach. Over the last decade at Waubonsee Schlemmer has been part of three Region IV titles, an NJCAA District D title, two Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference (ISCC) crowns, two appearances at the NJCAA Division I National Tournament in Florida, and seven Region IV Runner-up finishes. As a matter of fact, Waubonsee has reached the Region IV title game 10 times in the last 11 years. Schlemmer’s 2014 squad grabbed the ISCC title and the Region IV Division I Championship to earn a berth in the National Tournament. Subsequently, he was tabbed the ISCC and Region IV Women’s Soccer Coach of the Year. During his time with the Chiefs' program four players have attained NJCAA Division I All-American status, 28 have been named All-Region First Team and 42 have were tabbed All-ISCC First Team.
Schlemmer played three years on the varsity at Glen Oak High School in Canton, Ohio. He was a co-captain his senior year and named the Golden Eagles’ Offensive Player of the Year and earned the school’s Outstanding Senior Award. During his prep career Schlemmer gained a wealth of additional soccer experience competing with the Akron Canton Premier, traveling to play in numerous out-of-state tournaments and overseas in Denmark. He went on to play three years at Walsh University, an NAIA affiliate in Ohio.
Coach Schlemmer returned to his high school alma mater as the boys’ varsity assistant and served in the same capacity at Perry High School in Massillon, Ohio, the following year. Schlemmer also currently serves as a Technical Consultant for the Kaneland United Soccer Club in nearby Kaneville. He has earned the United Soccer Coaches’ Level 2 Goalkeeper Certification and a “D” Coaching License. Overall Schlemmer brings over 30 years of soccer playing, teaching and coaching experience to the Lady Chiefs’ sidelines. Away from the soccer field he oversees Waubonsee’s Christian Athlete group, and is an assistant coach with the St. Charles North High School Girls’ Varsity squad.