Coaches

Doug Gerber - Head Coach - e-mail Coach Gerber

Doug Gerber

Doug has been with District 128 for 20 years. This year is his 25th year coaching high school tennis. Before coming to Vernon Hills, he was an assistant coach at Libertyville, a head coach at River Forest High School (IN), and an assistant coach at Hobart High School (IN). When not on the tennis courts, Doug teaches A.P. Language and Composition and Freshman English.  Doug and his wife Suzanne enjoy spending time with their daughter, Kate, and sons, Jack & Peter.

Bill Killinger - Assistant Coach - e-mail Coach Killinger

Bill Killinger

Bill retired from teaching in 2005. For 29 years he had been the music department chair/choral director at Conant High School. He was also the varsity boys’ tennis coach, musical and variety show director. He has a wife and two children. His daughter, Kate, graduated from LHS and his son, Jeff, was in the first graduating class from VHHS. Bill has been coaching JV boys tennis at Vernon Hills for ten years and JV girls the past five seasons.

Matt McCarty - Assistant Coach - e-mail Coach McCarty

Matt McCarty

Matt is excited to be in his fourth season on the boys’ tennis staff.  He previously coached girls’ tennis for nine years and he is also the head boys’ basketball coach. He teaches in the Special Services department at VHHS. Matt and his wife, Heather, reside in Libertyville and have two kids, Caitlin and Dylan.