Grant Park

* Last updated at 9:46 am on Sunday, December 3, 2023

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Season Summaries

(Titles, Won-Lost Records,

and Head Coaches)

Grant Park High School

421 W. Hambleton, P.O. Box 549 (Google map, other maps)

Grant Park, IL 60940


Phone: 815-465-2181

Fax: 815-465-2505

School Web Site:




Enrollment: 139

Conference(s): River Valley

Nickname(s): Dragons (boys), Dragons (girls)

Colors: Green/Gold

School Type: Public Coed

County: Kankakee

Cities in District: Grant Park 1,300

Board Division: 3, Legislative District: 9


IHSA Official Representative: Kyle Nevills
   phone 815-427-8141  

Superintendent: John Palan
   phone 815-465-6013   fax 815-465-2505

Principal: Kyle Nevills
   phone 815-427-8141  

Boys Athletic Director: Jared Thompson

Girls Athletic Director: Jared Thompson

Activities Director: TBA

Boys Athletics — Head Coaches

Boys Baseball Head Coach: Juan Desiderio

Boys Basketball Head Coach: Matt Russell

Boys Golf Head Coach: Andy Dillman

Boys Soccer Head Coach: Mark Boccia

Girls Athletics — Head Coaches

Girls Basketball Head Coach: Nancy Marcotte

Girls Golf Head Coach: Samantha Greenholt

Girls Softball Head Coach: Robert Crivokapich

Girls Volleyball Head Coach: Kaiya Sellers

Athletic Medical Staff

Activities — Head Coaches, Advisers, and Directors

Bass Fishing Coach: Chris Sluis

Chess Coach: TBA

Yearbook Adviser: Jennifer Thiesen

Band Director: Kelly Toppen

Vocal Director: Christine Lehman

Scholastic Bowl Coach: Joe Niezgoda

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

Sideline Cheer Coach: Becky Brown

Student Council Adviser: Kelly Toppen