Name: Bill Casey - Physical, Health, and Driver Education Department Chair
Education: B.S. Physical Education, Northern Illinois University
Sports: Coach of Girls Track and Field. Specifically High Jump, Hurdles and Pole Vault
Hobbies: Movies. Love them all. Also, always doing something new with my house and family.
Quote: We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.
Name: Julie Bannack
Education: BS (Kinesiology) University of Illinois –GO ILLINI!!! MS (Adult Continuing Education) Northern Illinois University
Duties: Physical Education Department Chair Assistant
Sports: Coached in the Neuqua Valley Girls Wildact Volleyball Program for 8 years. Was an athletic trainer for 5 years at Neuqua. Coached Special Olympics basketball for 3 years
Family: Husband Jason and three kids Kaylee, Delaney and Braiden
Hobbies: Running, listening to music, and pretending I'm the next American Idol (even though I can't carry a tune)
Quote: "Everything happens for a reason"
Favorite movie: "Breakfast club"
Favorite band/artists: (Hmm this is tough I like it all) Kenney Chesney, Justin Timberlake, Mumford and Sons
Certifications: PIYO, Turbokick, Zumba and Body Shred
Name: Michael Bathan Education: BA in Kinesiology-Cal Poly San Luis Obispo; Adapted PE & K-12 PE Certification-Cal State,Northridge, CA; MA Ed- Northern Illinois University NVHS Intramual Director
Hometown: Born in Manila, Philippines, but grew up in Temple City, CA (next to Pasadena: home of the Rose Bowl)
Hobbies: Anything to do with technology, photography, marathons, challenge races
Countries Traveled: Austria, Canada, Costa Rica, England, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, North Korea, Panama, Philippines, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Vietnam Most
Memorable Moment While Traveling: Got engaged in Juliet's balcony in Verona, Italy, and ran with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain.
My advice: Get out of town and see the world…it will open your eyes and will really see the people around you. see the people around you.
Name: Trudy Bennorth
Education: B.A from Augustana College and M.A.E.L. From Aurora University
Awards: Voted Who's Who of teaching in '07, 5th in IHSA State floor, 5th in Nationals tennis Division 2 played on a Jr. Olympic volleyball team, Voted DuPage Valley athlete of the year, graduated Cum Laude from college
Sports coaching: Varsity girls and boys tennis coach
Children: three boys-Matt (21 at University of Illinois), Chris (19 at North Central College) and Zack (15)
Hobbies: family, tennis, reading, eating, animals, biking, travel and hiking
Favorite music: COUNTRY!
Passions: Family, tennis, teaching and coaching (they are everything I always wanted to do! I am very lucky!)
Favorite Movies: Christmas vacation, RV and Dodgeball
Animals: 3 dogs! A mastiff -Duchess (9), chocolate lab-Mocha (14) and a "beagle/wiener" dog mix –ZOEY (1)
Name: Nicholas Benson
Education: B.S. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, M.A. Educational Leadership, University of St. Francis
Sports Coaching: Girls' Basketball, Football
Hobbies: Going to cubs games, playing golf, & watching as many sporting events as humanly possible.
Favorite movies: Gladiator & Remember the Titans
Favorite song(s)/artist(s): Cowboy in Me & Real Good Man by Tim McGraw, Little Moments by Brad Paisley
Places you want to travel to: Egypt & The Greek Isles
Languages I wish I could speak fluently: Spanish
Name: Jordan Fandrey
Education: B.A. Elmhurst College
Coaching: Varsity Dance at Lemont High School
Accomplishments: Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Elmhurst College, IAHPERD Northeastern District (2014) and State (2015) Scholarship Recipient, performed with the Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps 2012 & 2014 – Most Outstanding Brassline Member 2014, Visual Staff Member for the Colts Drum and Bugle Corps 2016
Passions: Dance, music (both trumpet & vocal), family, fitness, coaching
Favorite Movies: Like Crazy, The Departed, Titanic
Favorite Music: Just about anything & everything! (Luke Bryan is my FAVE!)
Favorite TV Shows: Grey's Anatomy, The Walking Dead, Stranger Things
Quote: "Movement never lies. It is a barometer telling the state of the soul's weather to all who can read it." – Martha Graham
Name: Dan Fitzgerald
Education: Bachelors from Illinois State University, Master's in Educational Technology from Concordia University, currently working on second master's in ESL/Bilingual Instruction from National Louis University.
Coaching/Sponsoring: Boys Volleyball, Intramural Director, IM Soccer sponsor, IM Basketball sponsor, Fitness Center supervisor
Hobbies: Running, music (playing, listening, going to concerts), chasing around my son(s) and two dogs, hanging out with family and friends.
Certifications: American Heart Association Certified Instructor
Name: Kerilyn Gatto
Education: B.S. from Illinois State University, SPED from Lewis University
Sports/Activities: NV Special Olympics Coach
Family: Married to Brandon, currently living in Chicago
Favorite music: I like everything, but some of my favorites are Zac Brown Band, Florida Georgia Line, Mumford and Sons, and Rebelution
Name: Laura McCarthy - Assistant Athletic Director/Department Liaison
Education: B.A. Physical Education ISU M.A. Physical Education Chicago State; M.A. Administration Aurora University
Awards: Most Influential Educator 1997, Who's Who in American Educators
Hobbies: Traveling, Rafting, Skydive
Favorite song/artist/movie: Cold Play/Van Morrison/It's a Wonderful Life
Name: Rich Monis
Education: B.S. Kinesiology/Athletic Training and Physical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago(UIC).
Awards/Accomplishments: Played Division I Baseball at UIC, Former Head Athletic Trainer for the Chicago Fire-MLS, Voted Major League Soccer Athletic Trainer of the Year in 1999 and 2001. Former Staff Athletic Trainer for the U.S. Soccer Men's National Team.
Sports you Coach/Activities:Athletic Trainer at Naperville Central High School
Family: Wife-Jocelyn, Daughter-Kayla, Son-Alex
Certifications: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)-National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
During my free time I enjoy: Coaching/playing with my kids, exercising, playing baseball, soccer, listening to music, watching sports/movies, and reading.
Favorite teams: Cubs, Bears, Bulls, Fire, O.K. any Chicago or Illinois Team.
Pet Peeves: People who drive ahead and cut into traffic when the lane reduces and soccer moms/dads who yell at refs.
Favorite Quote: Do what you're supposed to do when you're supposed to do it. Not Almost. All the way. Not most of the time. All the time. Whatever it takes, no excuses, no explanations-Tony Dungy
Name: Len Penkala
Name: Allison Perry
Name: Gerry Petit
Name: Robin Renner
Education: BA Physical Education, Aurora College, 1980; MA- P.E. Chicago State
Family: Wife: Diane, 2 sons, Brett and Brady
Hobbies: Running, Fishing, Listening to Country music, Watching the Cubs win
Favorite Sports: Baseball, basketball, football, and hockey
Name: David Ricca
Education: B.S. from Taylor University M.S. from Benedictine
Sports/Activities: Freshman football coach, boys track and field throws coach
Family: Married to Heather, Son - Benjamin
Classes: Driver Ed, Health, Freshmen Personal Fitness, APF
Favorite Sports Teams: Green Bay Packers, Detroit Redwings, Chicago Cubs, Detroit Tigers, Michigan, Iowa
Name: Kelly Simon
Name: Todd Sutton
Education: Bachelor's from Western Illinois and Master's from Western Illinois
Special skill: Assistant technology liaison
Name: Marie Valente
Education: BA from North Central College, MS from University of St. FrancisSports Coaching: Girls' Varsity Badminton Coach
Hobbies: Traveling, dancing, golf, badminton, finding new hobbies, laughing & hanging out with loved ones.
Favorite movies: Any movie that will make me laugh so hard I cry. Action movies are good too.
Places you want to travel to: Iceland, Egypt, Australia, & Hawaii to name a few
Languages I wish I could speak fluently: Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin), Tagalog, Italian, French, & Greek to name a few