Chad Schildt is entering his 6th season with the Carolina Prospects baseball program, where he serves as the Co-Head Coach with founder Stan Kowalski. Coach Schildt will be in charge of coaching the outfielders, 1st basemen, working with the hitters, as well as coaching third base.
Coach Schildt went to Francis Scott Key High School in Uniontown, Maryland where he was a multi-sport star. While at Francis Scott Key, Schildt was a 3-time All-County and Conference player, as well as a 2 time All Region and 3 times an All-State selection in baseball. In the summer, Schildt played for the illustrious Carroll County Rangers Amateur Baseball Club where he was apart of 1999 AABC World Series Championship team. The Rangers played in and won the Baltimore Metro League from 1997-2002 as well as ranked in the top 10 teams in the nation all of those years as well as have several 2nd and 3rd place World Series finishes. Schildt was also the first ever high school Junior to make the prestigious Rangers Showcase Team and was voted its organizations Player of the Year in 2002.
Coach Schildt played Division 1 baseball at Mount Saint Mary’s University. His playing career at the Mount unfortunately, was plagued with two damaging injuries in back-to-back years. Schildt took this time to learn the how to build a successful program from his head coach Scott Thompson.
Coach Schildt began his coaching career at his old high school, Francis Scott Key. Schildt inherited a 2-win baseball team and in his first year coached them to a .500 record before losing in the 2nd round of the State Playoffs. The following year, Coach Schildt’s last, the Eagles went 14-7 won their Conference and lost in the Regional Final (Lower States) to the eventual State Champs. Schildt joined the Carolina Forest baseball coaching staff in 2008 where he served as the J.V. hitting and outfield coach. The following year Schildt got promoted to Head J.V. Coach and outfield coach for the entire baseball program. Schildt spent two seasons as the J.V. coach and comprised a record of 21-3 before getting promoted to full-time Varsity Assistant in 2010.