2018-19 Libertyville Wrestling Coaches
Head Coach: Dale Eggert (42nd year in LHS Wrestling, 33rd year as Head Coach)
Coach Eggert is a 1974 graduate of Libertyville H.S. He wrestled for the LHS team and also participated in football and baseball. He graduated from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale majoring in Health Education and competed for the SIU-C Wrestling team. He retired from teaching at LHS in 2012 after 33 years of teaching Health Education.
Coach Eggert is also a faculty sponsor of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes group at LHS and was the JV Soccer coach this fall. He has also coached Freshmen Football, Baseball, and Softball in the past.
Varsity Assistant Coach: Vinny Jiuditta (3rd year in LHS Wrestling)
Coach Jiuditta is a 1989 graduate of Libertyville H.S. and was a member of the wrestling and football teams. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with a degree in Communications where he was a member of the football team. He currently works in sales. He has coached wrestling in the past at Lake Forest, Vernon Hills, Mundelein, and Antioch. He was head coach at Lake Forest and Mundelein.
JV/Sophomore Coach: Colton Bast (2nd year in LHS Wrestling)
Coach Bast is a 2014 graduate of Libertyville H.S.. Along with wrestling, he participated in football. He is currently in school working towards a degree in education.
Freshmen Head Coach: Dan Henneberry (5th year in LHS Wrestling)
Coach Henneberry is a 1996 graduate of Libertyville H.S. He was a member of the Football and Wrestling programs. He graduated from Trinity University majoring in Elementary Education. He coached Oak Grove Junior High Wrestling for 11 years before coming over to LHS. He is currently teaching at Oak Grove School and coaching in the LHS Football and Lacrosse programs.
Freshmen Assistant Coach: Scott Schinto (5th year in LHS Wrestling)
Coach Schinto is a 1980 graduate of Glenbrook North H.S. He was a member of their soccer program. He graduated from Illinois State University, majoring in Education. He was a member of the ISU Soccer team. He has been a Physical Welfare teacher at LHS for 27 years. Throughout his time at LHS he has been coaching in the soccer program, both boys and girls. He is a past head coach in both programs, currently working at the freshmen levels.
Assistant Coach: Ted Strychalski (7th year in LHS Wrestling)
Coach Strychalski is a 2006 graduate of Libertyville H.S. and was a member of the wrestling and cross country teams. He graduated from Indiana University, majoring in business. He currently works for the Waukegan Township Assessor's Office.
Assistant Coach: Sean Weppler (12th year in LHS Wrestling)
Coach Weppler is a 2001 graduate of Libertyville H.S. and was a member of the wrestling team. He got his undergrad degree at Western Illinois University in business and his law degree from Thomas Cooley Law School in Michigan. He currently works for the Weppler Law Group.
Assistant Coach: Brian Bernard (32nd year in LHS Wrestling)
Coach Bernard is a 1974 graduate of Mundelein H.S. and was a member of their wrestling team. He attended the College of Lake County and graduated from Illinois State University, majoring in Mathematics and Elementary Education. He began teaching at Rondout School in 1979, retiring after the 2014 school year. At that time he moved from a full time wrestling coach to a volunteer position.
Assistant Coach: Scott Pucino (6th year in LHS Wrestling)
Coach Pucino is a 1972 graduate of Coventry H.S. (R.I.) and was a member of their wrestling team where he won a state championship. He went to the University of Rhode Island where he earned All-American honors (5th in the 1976 NCAAs). He is currently a pro baseball agent for Octagon.