Schooley began her lacrosse career at Glassboro State College (now Rowan University) as a cover point from 1964-68. She played club lacrosse from 1968-78 for North Jersey, West Jersey and Central District, and participated in national tournament play from 1965-78.
Schooley has been the head coach at Cherry Hill High School East since 1971, and was the national squad coach for the USWLA from 1980-1987. She was a national level umpire from 1962-82.
Schooley has held offices in all areas of lacrosse, including founder and president of the Women's Club of South Jersey and West Jersey Lacrosse Association, USWLA first and second vice-president, chairperson, editor, director and clinician. She was inducted to the New Jersey Chapter Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1997 and the New Jersey State Scholastic Coaches Hall of Fame in 1993.