Valor South Austin Athletics

Stephanie Peace

Coach Stephanie Peace, graduated from New Braunfels Canyon High School in 2010. While a four-year starter for the Cougarrettes, Peace earned academic all-district, first team all-district and all-county athlete, each, three times. She was a part of Canyon's 2009 Texas Class 4-A state championship team, earned Texas Girls Coaches Association and Texas Sportswriters Association All-State honors. Stephanie was a multi-sport athlete, a two-time State Regional Powerlifting qualifier, and a bronze medal winner at the Texas State Powerlifiting Meet.

The New Braunfels native had an illustrious playing career at Wisconsin, where she ranks first in games started and games played, third in stolen bases, and fifth in runs scored and home runs. A true utility player in Madison, Wisc., Peace was a force her senior year with a .579 slugging percentage and a .967 fielding mark. She finished her career with a litany of awards including two NCAA Tournament All-Region selections. Peace also garnered recognition for her efforts in the classroom with three selections to the Big Ten All-Academic team and being named University of Wisconsin Board Scholar in 2010 and 2011.

Peace spent time as a student-assistant coach at Wisconsin, an instructor for Wisconsin and Milwaukee Brewers camps and a coach for a Texas Bombers 18U team. Stephanie coached a single season as a graduate assistant coach at Texas A&M University – Kingsville. During her year at A&M-Kingsville, Peace coached the first D2CCA All-American in program history, as well as a Lone Star Conference Gold Glove Team winner. Coach Peace also had a collegiate coaching position with The Islanders of Texas A&M – Corpus Christi for three seasons. Most recently, Coach Peace has started her own business offering private lessons and coaching multiple youth teams throughout the Austin area. She has worked with players from 8-18 years old and hopes to develop confident, resilient young women through the sport of softball.

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