Jeff Schafer

Year Inducted: 2020

Category: Coaches

Schools / Organizations: Effingham High School

Biography: At the time of his induction, Jeff had been the head girls’ basketball coach at Effingham High School for 22 years. He guided the Flaming Hearts to a 421-228 record over the course of his tenure.  Jeff led Effingham to 12 20-win seasons. His 2017-18 team went 31-3 and won the first of two straight sectional championships. The Flaming Hearts have won 8 IHSA Regional tournament championships and 3 IHSA Sectional tournament titles during his impressive run.