Schmidt joined the Athletic Department in March of 2013 as the Assistant Manager of Athletic Operations and Facilities. Before arriving at UAB, she was an employee for Academy Sports + Outdoors as a part of their management team for four years.
In addition to her regular-season game-day operations responsibilities, Schmidt oversaw all game management operations for the 2015 Conference USA women’s basketball championship. She was also the assistant championship coordinator for the Conference USA Indoor Track & Field Championships in 2014 and 2015.
She is a 2005 graduate of Spain Park High School in Birmingham, AL. She attended Jefferson State Community College on an athletic scholarship as a part of the softball team; she transferred to the University of Alabama as a member of the Crew team. Schmidt graduated in December of 2009 with a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice.