Chicago (Payton)

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Background Information


Season Summaries

(Titles, Won-Lost Records,

and Head Coaches)

Walter Payton College Prep High School

1034 N. Wells St. (Google map, other maps)

Chicago, IL 60610


Phone: 773-534-0034

Fax: 773-534-0035

School Web Site:


Enrollment: 1186.5 / 1957.73 (multiplied)

Conference(s): Chicago Public

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

Colors: Navy Blue/Orange

School Type: Public Coed

County: Cook

Cities in District:

Board Division: 1, Legislative District: 1


IHSA Official Representative: Curtis Nunnery
   phone 773-534-0034  

CEO, Chicago Public Schools: Janice Jackson
   phone 773-553-1500   fax 773-553-1501

Principal: Fareeda Shabazz
   phone 773-534-7554   fax 773-534-7612

Asst. Principal: Rebecca Kijek

Executive Director of Sports Administration (CPS): David Rosengard
   phone 847-626-2801   fax 847-626-3840

Deputy Director of Sports Administration (CPS): Mickey Pruitt
   phone 773-553-6729  

Boys Athletic Director: Curtis Nunnery
   phone 773-534-0034  

Asst. Boys Athletic Director: TBA

Girls Athletic Director: Curtis Nunnery
   phone 773-534-0034  

Asst. Girls Athletic Director: TBA

Boys Athletics — Head Coaches

Boys Baseball Head Coach: Garry Gustafson

Boys Basketball Head Coach: Ross Burt

Boys Bowling Head Coach: Bob General

Boys Cross Country Head Coach: Daniel Dziubski

Boys Football Head Coach: Craig Knoche

Boys Golf Head Coach: David Gilmer

Boys Golf Head Coach: Kunal Jerath

Boys Softball Head Coach: Matt Murphy

Boys Soccer Head Coach: Paul Escobar

Boys Track & Field Head Coach AWD only: Daniel Dziubski

Boys Tennis Head Coach: Tom Arndt

Boys Track & Field Head Coach: Ed Harvey

Boys Volleyball Head Coach: Casey Feeney

Girls Athletics — Head Coaches

Girls Badminton Head Coach: Curtis Nunnery

Girls Basketball Head Coach: Mia Mastrangeli

Girls Bowling Head Coach: Jacqueline Sulisz

Girls Cross Country Head Coach: Jeffrey Bryant

Competitive Cheerleading Head Coach: Eda Davidman

Competitive Dance Head Coach: Megan Fuechsl

Girls Golf Head Coach: Rick Simpson

Girls Lacrosse Head Coach: Sarah Jonathan

Girls Lacrosse Head Coach: Sarah Kotnik

Girls Lacrosse Head Coach: Marissa Shannon

Girls Softball Head Coach: Ginna Roach

Girls Soccer Head Coach: Paul Escobar

Girls Swimming Head Coach: Cynthia Bedolla

Girls Tennis Head Coach: Jean Casserly

Girls Track & Field Head Coach: Jeffrey Bryant

Girls Volleyball Head Coach: Amy Wallace

Athletic Medical Staff

Certified Athletic Trainer: Jen Elgin

Activities — Head Coaches, Advisers, and Directors

Chess Coach: Kunal Jerath

Debate Coach: TBA

Newspaper Adviser: Michelle Mowery

Vocal Director: Nythia Martinez

Scholastic Bowl Coach: Kirk Halverson

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

Sideline Cheer Coach: Jocelyn Andino

Sideline Cheer Coach: Eda Davidman

Halftime Dance Coach: Megan Fuechsl