Downers Grove South High School Administration and Athletic Staff


Revised March 8,2018




Dr. Henry Thiele


Ed Schwartz

Associate Principal

Georgia Hash

Associate Principal

Omar Davis

Associate Principal

Karen Taylor

Assistant Principal for Counseling and Student Support Services Vince Walsh-Rock
Activities Director Jennifer Martinez
Athletic Director Randall Konstans 

Asst. Athletic Director

Ellen O'Brien 

Athletic Secretary

Lisa Wivinis 

Athletic Trainers - Provided by AthletiCo

Head -Jess Blum 

Assistant - Jake Buhlmann

Head Cheerleading Coach

Shannon Lahey 

Asst. Cheerleading Coaches

Terri Daniels-Mugnaini

Briana Demarco

Dance (Fillies-Varsity) Coach

Dawn Jovic and Ellena Chaplin

Dance (Pintos-JV) Coach

Mariterese Altosino

Fall Sports Coaching Staff



Boys' Cross Country

Head Coach - Brian Caldwell
Assistant -  Mike Kirk

Assistant - Sean Senf

Assistant - Jeff Lester

Boys' Golf

Head Coach - Terry Tiesman 

Assistant - Tim Christy 

Boys' Soccer

Head Coach - Jon Stapleton
Assistant Varsity - Nate Terry 

Sophomore - Chris Hernandez

Assistant  (Vol) - Mike Paczkowski
Freshman - Mike McGinnis 


Head Varsity Coach - Mark Molinari
Assistant Varsity - Dan Bielawski

Assistant Varsity - Paul Maggiore
Assistant Varsity - Terry Kent
Assistant Varsity - Tony Nevrly
Assistant Varsity - Jon Orech

Assistant Varsity - Matt Quatman

Assistant Varsity (Vol) - Danny Leach

Assistant Varsity (Vol) - Christopher Ehas

Head Sophomore Coach -  Troy Michalek

Assistant Sophomore - Dave Burton

Assistant Sophomore - Brian Kukulski

Assistant Sophomore (Vol) - Phillip Simoncelli
Assistant Sophomore (Vol) - Pete Lenos

Assistant Sophomore (Vol) - Mike Iazzetto

Head Freshman Coach - Rick LeBlanc
Assistant Freshman - Patrick Dufur

Assistant Freshmen - David Lee

Assistant Freshman (Vol) - Dustin Hausherr

Assistant Freshman (Vol) - Chris Wild

Assistant Freshman (Vol) - Marco Scalzetti

Assistant Freshman (Vol) - Mike Davis

Assistant Freshman (Vol) - Nathan Kehoe



Girls' Cross Country

Head Coach - Doug Plunkett
Assistant - Mike Farthing

Assistant - Kathleen Meeks

Assistant - Tess Johnson

Girls' Golf

Head Coach - Lindsay DeGiulio
Assistant - Darren Orel 

Girls' Tennis

Head Coach - Josh Forst
JV - Robert Kud

Freshmen - Lauren Mietelski 

Assistant (Vol).- Lance Allen

Girls Swimmng and Diving

Head Coach - Paul Krick
Diving - Elizabeth Lukes 
Assistant - Bryan Szweda

Assistant (Vol.) - Frank Kuchta

Girls' Volleyball

Head Varsity - Trisha Kurth

Assistant Varsity - Christy Landschoot
Sophomore -  Kristee Conrad

Freshman A - Jennifer Niendorff

Freshman B - Brett Wolf 

Winter Sports Coaching Staff



Boys' Basketball

Head Varsity Coach - Kris Olson
Varsity Assistant - Paul Maggiore

Sophomore Coach - Rob Bozek 

Assistant Coach (Vol) - Bobby Mueller
Freshman A Coach - Peter Tapia
Freshman B Coach - Eric Baugh


Boys' Swimming & Diving

Head Coach - Bryan Szweda
Assistant Coach - Paul Krick
Diving Coach - Elizabeth Lukes 

Assistant Coach (Vol.) - Frank Kuchta


Head Varsity Coach - Sean Lovelace 
Assistant Varsity Coach - Jordan DeLay

Assistant Varsity Coach - Sean Raddatz 

Head JV Coach - Greg Maloney

Assistant JV Coach - Josh Edwards

Assistant Coach (Vol) - Andrew Hobus

Assistant Freshman Coach (Vol) - Gerry Gates

Assistant Freshman Coach (Vol) - Willie Anaya

Assistant Freshman Coach (Vol) - Tim Noverini

Girls' Basketball

Head Varsity Coach - Lyndsie Long
Varsity Asst. Coach - Britanny Armato
Sophomore Coach - Mack Trent
Freshman A Coach - Justin Loos
Freshman B Coach - Kelly Nieman 

Girls' Bowling

Head Coach - Bob Topor
Assistant Coach - John Ryan

Assistant Coach - (Vol) Sara Hayduck

Girls' Gymnastics

Head Coach - Kristyn Campos
Assistant Coach - Bill Norris
Assistant Coach - Christine Toellen

Spring Sports Coaching Staff



Boys' Baseball

Head Varsity Coach - Darren Orel
Varsity Assistant - Paul Parpet

Varsity - (vol) Pat Kenney

Head Sophomore Coach - Tim Cappelen
Sophomore Assistant (Vol) - Chis Baranek
Head Freshman Coach - Matt Quatman
Freshman Assitant (Vol.)  - Brett Wolf

Boys' Gymnastics

Head Coach - Bill Norris

Assistant Coach - Zach Cipra

Assistant Coach - Brock Herrion 

Boys' Lacrosse

Coop. Team with DGN.  The boys will be housed at DGS.

Head Varsity Coach -  Shon Zawlocki

Assistant Varsity - Jon Gargiulo  

Assistant Coach (Vol.) - Eric (John) Carron 

JV Coach -Mike McAleer

Assistant JV Coach- Joseph Reilly

Head Freshman - Nic Tysiak

Ass. Coach (Vol.) - Codi Figura


Boys' Tennis

Head Coach - Josh Forst

Varsity Assistant Coach - Bob Kud

Assistant Coach (Vol.) -Ram Natarjan

Assistant Coach (Vol.) - Lance Allen

Boys' Track & Field

Head Coach - Dustin Hausherr 
Assistant Coach - Brian Caldwell (distance)

Assistant Coach - David Lee (throws)

Assistant Coach - Steve Andris (pole vault)

Assistant Coach - Jeff Lester (distance)

Assistant Coach - Sean Senf (distance)
Assistant Coach - (Vol.) Mike Kirk (jumps)


Boys' Volleyball

Head Coach - Kurt Steuer  
Varsity Assitant - 
Tony Nevrly 

JV Coach -  Pat Fardy

Assistant Coach (Vol.) - Kirk Mango

Freshman Coach - Dave Burton


Girls' Softball

Head Varsity Coach - Lauren Berg 
Varsity Assistant - Lauren Meister

Varsity Assistant (Vol.) - Marissa Mersch

Varsity Assistant (Vol.) - Jim Cushing
Varsity Assistant (Vol.) - Bill Drenth

Head JV Coach  - Jill Erzig

JV Assistant (Vol.) - Dick Cermak

JV Assistant (Vol.) - Jack Cannon
Freshman Head Coach - Lyndsie Long

Pitching Coach All Levels - (Vol.) Chuck Robinson

Girls' Badminton

Head Coach - Jocelyn Painter  
JV Coach - 
Jennifer Niendorf
Freshman Coach - Hayley Stankiewicz

Girls' Lacrosse

Coop. Team with DGN.  The girls will be housed at DGN.

See the DGN web site for informaiton.

Girls' Soccer

Head Varsity Coach -Chris Hernandez 

Assistant Varsity - Jesse Gonzalez
Sophomore Coach -  Mike McGinnis

Assistant Sophomore (Vol.) - 

Freshman Coach - Mike Paczkowski


Girls' Track & Field

Head Coach -Nicole Sanders (sprints, hurdles)
Assistant Coach - Doug Plunkett (distance)
Assistant Coach -   Tess Johnson (sprints, long and triple jumps)
Assistant Coach -
Brian Kukulski (pole vault/throws)

Assistant Coach - Katie Goray (sprints, high jump)

Assistant Coach - (vol) Mike Farthing (distance)


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