Randy Schneider was hired as assistant women's basketball coach at Lamar in May 2013.
Schneider, who was an assistant coach at St. Thomas University in Florida for six seasons, rejoins Lamar head coach Robin Harmony, who was the head coach at St. Thomas. During his time at St. Thomas, the Bobcats six consecutive seasons of at least 20 wins, advanced to the NAIA Tournament on three occasions and were ranked as high as 11th in the nation. In his last season at St. Thomas, the Bobcats posted the best record in program history, going 27-4, including a perfect 14-0 mark in the Sun Conference.
At Lamar, Schneider will focus on game preparation and guard play.
Prior to his time at St. Thomas, Schneider coached girls high-school basketball for eight seasons, posting a 131-57 record, reaching the state tournament seven times.
Schneider also served as a head coach of the Premier Jaguars AAU basketball team in Miami and the Miami Suns, one of the premier AAU clubs in the nation.
Schneider, a native of Miami, graduated cum laude from Florida International University in 1998, earning a bachelor's degree in secondary education. He taught political science for 17 years in the Miami-Dade school system.
Schneider resides in Beaumont with his wife Jennifer and daughter Taylor. He has competed in numerous triathlons.