2013 InducteeCentral Florida Sports Hall of Fame
As a student athlete Cindy Schofield made her first marks as a high school standout at Lakeland’s George Jenkins High School. As a freshman at George Jenkins, Cindy set the Florida High School Athletic Association record for most goals scored in a season with 70. While playing for George Jenkins she scored a total of 238 goals which still stands as the Florida High School Athletic Association record for most career goals in a career, and also stands as the second most goals scored in a career all-time for high schools in the nation. After graduation from George Jenkins the school recognized her accomplishments by retiring her jersey number.
Cindy Schofield went on to play for the Florida State Seminoles from 1999-2002 and became the first two-time all-Atlantic Coast Conference selection in Florida State history. While at Florida State she set more than 31 school records, including the records for All-time points (102), All-time goals (40), All-time game-winning goals (11), All-time assists (22), All-time shots (207) and All-time shots on goal (111). Cindy Schofield was the first Seminole to ever record 100 points in a career, score 40 goals and take 200 shots. During her college career Cindy was recognized as the Polk County Collegiate Athlete of the Year (2003) and was a two-time All-American.
Cindy Schofield has been head coach of Tampa Prep’s high school soccer program since 2009, compiling a record of 64-17-9, winning district championships in each season and leading Tampa Prep to the Class 2A state runner-up (2010), the state semifinals (2011) and the regional finals (2012). In addition to coaching Tampa Prep, Cindy is the co-founder and codirector of Elite Soccer Performance, Inc., the manager of the United Soccer League’s Super Y League and Olympic Development Programs, and is a coach for the Florida Youth Soccer Association’s Olympic Development Program.
On September 13 Cindy will become the first soccer player inducted into the Florida State University Athletics Hall of Fame.