Zach Shaeffer – Varsity Outfield Coach

Sport Coached:
BaseballCoaching Position:
Varsity Outfield CoachOccupation:
Youth Pastor, Crosse Point Church of God     


October 7, 1985Birthplace:  Palm Springs, CAFavorite Quote:
“I can do all things through Christ who gave me strength.”  PHIL. 4:13  

Coaching Experience:

  • Basketball – 2010-2011  Cornerstone Christian Academy
  • Baseball – 2006 Vandalia American Legion assistant coach 

Playing Experience:

  • Played 4 years of varsity baseball at Vandalia High School, Vandalia, IL 
  • Played 4 years of baseball with Vandala American Legion summer team
  • Played 4 years of basketball at Trinity International University, 2004 – 2008


  • Named to Vandalia Community High School Hall of Fame in 2010 for athletic accomplishments
  • South Central Conference baseball all-star game 2003 & 2004
  • Participated in IHSA State Home Run Derby
  • Fayette County Athlete of the Year 2004

Favorite Baseball Memories:

  • Hitting a home run in my first game on varsity as freshman in high school, and competing in the IHSA State Home Run Derby in 2004.


  • I was married to a wonderful wife, Megan, on September 20, 2008
  • We have been a part of the Bloomington/Normal community for around 3 years now and love it.