Palatine (H.S.)

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Season Summaries

(Titles, Won-Lost Records,

and Head Coaches)

Palatine High School

1111 N. Rohlwing Rd. (Google map, other maps)

Palatine, IL 60074


Phone: 847-755-1600

Fax: 847-755-1623

School Web Site:


Enrollment: 2601

Conference(s): Mid-Suburban League

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

Colors: Scarlet/Grey

School Type: Public Coed

County: Cook

Cities in District: Palatine

Board Division: 2, Legislative District: 4


IHSA Official Representative: Luis Arroyo
   phone 847-755-1770   fax 847-755-1773

Superintendent: Lisa Small
   phone 847-755-6610   fax 847-755-6810

Principal: Tony Medina

Principal's Assistant: Cindy Rogers
   phone 847-755-1613  

Asst. Principal: TBA

District Athletic Director: Eric Wenckowski
   phone 847-755-6770  

District Athletic Director: Joshua Schumacher

Boys Athletic Director: Luis Arroyo
   phone 847-755-1770   fax 847-755-1773

Asst. Boys Athletic Director: Erin Mahoney

Girls Athletic Director: Luis Arroyo
   phone 847-755-1770   fax 847-755-1773

Girls Athletic Director's Assistant: Michelle Simons

Asst. Girls Athletic Director: Erin Mahoney

Activities Director: Kimberly Glaser

Activities Director's Assistant: Shannon Szukala
   phone 847-755-1613  

Boys Athletics — Head Coaches

Boys Baseball Head Coach: Paul Belo

Boys Basketball Head Coach: Eric Millstone

Boys Cross Country Head Coach: Joe Parks

Boys Diving Head Coach: Curt Bendell

Boys Football Head Coach: Corey Olson

Boys Golf Head Coach: Mark Johnson

Boys Gymnastics Head Coach: Scott Hagel

Boys Lacrosse Head Coach: Chris Gantz

Boys Soccer Head Coach: Aaron Morris

Boys Swimming Head Coach: Kathryn Mroz

Boys Tennis Head Coach: Jim Lange

Boys Track & Field Head Coach: John Nalley

Boys Volleyball Head Coach: Peter Gavin

Boys Water Polo Head Coach: Joe Grzybek

Boys Wrestling Head Coach: Javier Rivera

Girls Athletics — Head Coaches

Girls Badminton Head Coach: Alison West

Girls Basketball Head Coach: Bill LePage

Girls Bowling Head Coach: John Burke

Girls Cross Country Head Coach: Ruth Spethmann

Competitive Cheerleading Head Coach: TBA

Competitive Dance Head Coach: TBA

Girls Diving Head Coach: Curt Bendell

Girls Golf Head Coach: TBA

Girls Gymnastics Head Coach: Terry Theobald

Girls Lacrosse Head Coach: Oscar Flores

Girls Softball Head Coach: Nicole Capalbo

Girls Soccer Head Coach: Willie Filian

Girls Swimming Head Coach: TBA

Girls Tennis Head Coach: Christy Azriel

Girls Track & Field Head Coach: Ruth Spethmann

Girls Volleyball Head Coach: Dan Gavin

Girls Water Polo Head Coach: Mitch Tucker

Girls Wrestling Head Coach: Javier Rivera

Athletic Medical Staff

Certified Athletic Trainer: Jennifer Garofalo

Certified Athletic Trainer: Nichole Greening

Activities — Head Coaches, Advisers, and Directors

Chess Coach: Sean Fisher-Rohde

Debate Coach: Brenda Moreno

Drama Director: TBA

Group Interpretation Director: TBA

Esports Coach: Anthony Volgi

Competitive Flags Coach: Marisela Martinez

Speech Coach: Brittany Tillander

Newspaper Adviser: Sean Berleman

Band Director: Carlos Esquivel

Orchestra Director: Dung Pham

Vocal Director: TBA

Marching Band Director: Carlos Esquivel

Scholastic Bowl Coach: Ryan Hall

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

Sideline Cheer Coach: TBA

Halftime Dance Coach: TBA

Student Council Adviser: Jim Nowak