Schaffer Appointed Director of Physical Education and Athletics at PSC

Chicago Heights, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Ed Schaffer was recently hired as the director of physical education and athletics at Prairie State College (PSC).

In his new position Schaffer will provide leadership in planning, administering, and directing the College’s physical education, intramural, recreation, and intercollegiate athletics programs. He will also take part in initiating support for the PSC Foundation Student-Athlete Scholarships.

Prior to this, Schaffer held two positions at PSC. He most recently was the assistant athletic director and before that he was the coordinator of athletic information and mentoring. During his tenure, Schaffer was involved with student-athlete eligibility, recruiting, financial aid, scholarships, academics, game-day administration, public relations, and fundraising. He was also a member of the enrollment development committee and created the athletic department’s recruiting and retention plan.

“I love the community college environment as well as the challenges that go along with it. I believe that my transition to this position will be smooth as a result of my background in this department at PSC.”

Schaffer holds a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and a Masters of Arts in Education from Lewis University in Romeoville.