Coaching Position Changes Following 2020-21 Season

Since the conclusion of the 2020-21 basketball season, we’ve been tracking changes in the head coaching ranks, watching news stories, social media and the Illinois Athletic Directors Association job board for positions that have opened and new hires.

These lists continue to grow as coaches and athletic directors alike make decisions. As of July 12, at least 82 head coaching positions have opened up since the end of the 2020-21 season.

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Boys Basketball Head Coaching Changes

SchoolPrevious CoachPrevious Coach Tenure (Seasons)Previous Coach RecordNew CoachNew Coach Previous Position
AltonDana Morgan213-31Eric McCrary
AntiochTim BowenSean ConnorDePaul College Prep Assistant
AthensJeff Johnston9159-94Josh KrumwiedeDieterich Head Coach
Aurora Central CatholicNate Drye17235-234Tim SwansonBatavia Assistant
BloomingtonJustin Walker212-27Spencer JohnsonIllinois State Director of Basketball Operations
Blue RidgeChad Acree
BoganArthur Goodwin12258-81
BremenOtis LaneMatthew Humphrey
BrimfieldScott Carlson24495 winsKevin KrieterBrimfield Assistant
CarbondaleJim Miller23 (32 total)424 wins (528 career)Troy BartonAssistant in Mississippi
Central A&MRob SmithMike GreerCentral A&M Freshman Coach
Champaign CentralJeff Finke698-64
ChesterBrad Norman10228-132Chris ToledoChester Girls Head Coach
Coal CityGlenn Pacek
ConantJim Maley441-56Matt WalshConant Lower Levels Coach
De La SalleTom White26417-252Gary DeCesareGulliver Prep (FL) Head Coach
Deer Creek-MackinawMitch Holmgren2Jarrett Brown
DunlapCorky CardPatrick PokornyCoconino (AZ) JV Coach
EurekaTim Meiss36658-486 (career)Aaron DohnerEureka Sophomore Coach
Farmington CentralJeff Otto8
FenwickStaunton Peck356-24Tony YoungMarmion Head Coach
ForemanBrian Rose5
GalesburgRyan HartChad ThompsonDeKalb Assistant
GlenwoodTodd Blakeman16270-200Kody KirkpatrickRiverton Head Coach
Grayslake NorthTodd Grunloh15Josh Feinzimer
HerscherRonald Oloffson28498-288
Highland ParkPaul Harris22
Ross DeutschHighland Park Assistant
HillsboroJoe Vanzo
Hoffman EstatesLuke Yanule1081-145Peter McBrideHomewood-Flossmoor Sophomore Coach
Lincoln-Way WestBrian Flaherty9Tanner Mitchell
LindblomZack LindermanNarvel Newson
LitchfieldDrew LoganLance BoldtMt. Vernon Assistant
MaristTim Trendel331-40Brian HynesMarist Assistant (2018)
MarmionTony Young4Joe PiekarzIndian Creek Head Coach
Mater DeiRon Schadegg157-78Cory Arentsen
Monmouth-RosevilleChuck Grant16 (28 total)294-136 (461-284 career)Jake SottosMonmouth-Roseville Assistant
NashvilleWayne Harre4
Patrick Weathers
OkawvilleJon Kraus420-248
Payson-SeymourBrian Rea12256-85Tyler Duschinsky
PekinJeff Walraven895-111Jeremy CrouchPekin Assistant
ProspectJohn Camardella14229-149Brad RatheProspect Assistant
Red BudCJ CruserDane Walter
RidgeviewRodney Kellar35 (total)668 wins
RivertonKody Kirkpatrick577-59Matt MeadSpringfield Lutheran Girls Coach
Rock IslandThom Sigel20 (26 total)375-189 (502-241 career)Mark PoliteDavenport North Head Coach
SandburgTodd AllenJohn Daniels
SennMarcus Riley
3Elvis ParksSenn Sophomore Coach
SpartaJonathan Norton
St. TeresaTom NoonanMike NoonanSt. Teresa JV Coach
St. Thomas MoreAndrew Turner1Brandon martin
TaftJason Tucker
ThornwoodDeoplus WilliamsThornwood Assistant
Tri-CountyCyrus FergusonNate LoganTri-County Assistant
TricoDan KingMichael Marks
Waubonsie ValleyJason Mead5Andrew SchweitzerWWS Sophomore Coach

Girls Basketball Head Coaching Changes

SchoolPrevious CoachPrevious Coach Tenure (Seasons)Previous Coach RecordNew CoachNew Coach Previous Position
Bureau Valley
Daniel Sinclair
Matt WasilewskiBureau Valley Sophomore Coach
Central A&MTom Dooley11Brent WeaklyCentral A&M Assistant
ChesterChris Toledo1
GorevilleMike Helton27512 winsPete GordonThompsonville Head Coach
HarvardBradley SuhlingMundelein Assistant
LewistownGreg BennettJoey McLaughlin
LibertyBrad Bergman7
MacombZach Keene
Maine WestKim deMarigny5138-13Deanna Kuzmanic
Mater DeiDave Kohnen31636-239Craig Zurliene
MetamoraBrianna Morrow796 winsKyle Weyeneth
MolineAdrian Ritchie
NewarkBarb ScottP.J. McKinney
Normal WestCorey Ostling6Darrelynn DunnPrairie Central Head Coach
North MacNick Sloman6
Oak Park-River ForestJ.P. Coughlin8Carlton RosemondEvanston JV Coach
PanaJason Storm6104-75Brent McKinneyPana Assistant and Interim Head Coach
Plainfield SouthLincoln DePaula5
PrincetonTiffany Gonigam5
Darcy KepnerPrinceton Assistant
RochelleTony Rowan
RosaryJohn Rutter
Routt CatholicJoe Eilering14264-136
SandwichChris Johnson
Springfield LutheranMatt Mead
St. Francis de Sales
Erik Hayes
Kene HarveyLindblom Boys Assistant
St. Thomas MoreJon MarstonScott Easton
WaterlooTim Augustine