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Susan Delaney Scheetz

Hall of Fame


Inducted 2000


West Chester University

Susan Delaney-Scheetz, a native of Wilmington, Del. and a defense wing who graduated from West Chester University in 1969, was inducted as an outstanding player, who was also an outstanding coach or official, who has contributed noteworthy service to the game.

Delaney-Scheetz was a U.S. National Team coach from 1982-89, including the 1986 World Cup. In four years as head coach at Penn State (1986-89) she compiled a 67-9 record, including two NCAA championships (1987 and 1989) and two national coach of the year awards (1987 and 1989). After coaching, she remained at Penn State as an athletics administrator before retiring in 2011, and served on numerous committees during her career, including as chair of the NCAA Women's Lacrosse Committee. 

Her coaching career also included stops as an assistant coach at Penn State (1982-85), coach of the Philadelphia I Club (1985), Penncrest Senior High School (1976-82) and Lane Junior High School (1970-75).

Delaney-Scheetz was a 1990 inductee to the West Chester Univ. Hall of Fame, a 1998 inductee to the US Lacrosse Pennsylvania Chapter Hall of Fame, and a 2005 inductee to the Delaware Sports Hall of Fame.