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Background Information


Season Summaries

(Titles, Won-Lost Records,

and Head Coaches)

Charleston High School

1615 Lincoln Ave. (Google map, other maps)

Charleston, IL 61920


Phone: 217-639-5000

Fax: 217-639-5005

School Web Site:


Enrollment: 804.5

Conference(s): Apollo

Nickname(s): Trojans (boys), Lady Trojans (girls)

Colors: Scarlet/Gold

School Type: Public Coed

County: Coles

Cities in District: Ashmore 500; Charleston 19,900; Lerna 400

Board Division: 5, Legislative District: 14


IHSA Official Representative: Norman Garrett
   phone 217-639-5026  

Superintendent: Todd Vilardo

Prinicipal: Aaron Lock

Principal's Assistant: Cindy McKinney

Asst. Principal: Jim Wood
   phone 217-639-5026   fax 217-639-5005

Athletics Fiscal Agent: Cheryl Sanner

Boys Athletic Director: Derrick Zerrusen

Boys Athletic Director's Assistant: Cindy McKinney

Girls Athletic Director: Derrick Zerrusen

Girls Athletic Director's Assistant: Cindy McKinney

Activities Director: Derrick Zerrusen

Boys Athletics — Head Coaches

Boys Baseball Head Coach: Derrick Landrus

Boys Basketball Head Coach: Brad Oakley

Boys Cross Country Head Coach: Greg Rogers

Boys Football Head Coach: Jerry Payne

Boys Golf Head Coach: Scott Dow

Boys Soccer Head Coach: Josh Garrett

Boys Swimming Head Coach: Brian Bower

Boys Tennis Head Coach: Jeremy Hudson

Boys Track & Field Head Coach: TBA

Boys Wrestling Head Coach: TBA

Girls Athletics — Head Coaches

Girls Basketball Head Coach: Jeff Miller

Girls Cross Country Head Coach: Chris Hawk

Competitive Cheerleading Head Coach: Eva Higgins

Competitive Cheerleading Head Coach: Devanne Lawson

Competitive Dance Head Coach: Mary Buchar

Girls Golf Head Coach: Todd Keating

Girls Softball Head Coach: Blain Mayhall

Girls Soccer Head Coach: Josh Garrett

Girls Swimming Head Coach: Dwight Pentzien

Girls Tennis Head Coach: Eric Selstad

Girls Track & Field Head Coach: Chris Hawk

Girls Volleyball Head Coach: Steve Pamperin

Athletic Medical Staff

Certified Athletic Trainer: Cody Emberton

Activities — Head Coaches, Advisers, and Directors

Chess Coach: TBA

Drama Director: Elijah Magee

Group Interpretation Director: Elijah Magee

Speech Coach: Elijah Magee

Band Director: TBA

Vocal Director: Juliane Sharp

Marching Band Director: TBA

Scholastic Bowl Coach: Anne Kidwell

Non-Competitive Activities — Head Coaches, Advisers, and Directors

Sideline Cheer Coach: Eva Higgins

Halftime Dance Coach: Mary Buchar

Student Council Adviser: TBA