Volleyball Coach Raquel Shaffer in the WNYK Alumni Spotlight

WNYK 88.7FM, Nyack College’s radio station will air an interview with 2003 alumna Raquel Schaffer on Thursday, April 26 at 2:00 p.m. and repeat the segment on Friday, April 27 at 4:00 p.m. and on Monday, April 30 at 5:00 p.m.

Raquel has served as head coach of the Nyack Women’s volleyball program since 2008. The Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) 2013 “Coach of the Year” has led a strong program that has received the CACC Sportsmanship Award numerous times. Nyack volleyball players have shown consistent improvement under Coach Shaffer’s leadership and has earned regular playoff berths, in addition to hosting their first home playoff match in 2013.

Coach Shaffer previously served as a head coach at Tappan Zee High School in Orangeburg, NY for four seasons where her team reached the post-season in each of the years under her direction. A decorated high school athlete, Coach Shaffer was an All-State standout in her junior and senior seasons at North Rockland High School and was an NAIA All-American in 2001.