Football

Vernon Hills Cougar Football

"Attitude & Effort"

Through Cougar Head

Program News

Varsity and Sophomore Camps:

  • Weight training: Monday-Thursday (5/28 - 7/25, no 7/4 weight room), 10 am - 12 pm

7-on-7 Competitions:

  • Carmel [@ Carmel HS]  (Tuesday 6/25)  5:00 PM
  • CSL 7-on-7 [@ Maine West]  (Tuesday 7/9)  4:00 pm
  • Buffalo Grove & Fenton [@ Buffalo Grove HS]  (Thursday 7/11)  4:30 pm
  • Libertyville HS [@ Libertyville]  (Thursday  7/18)  11:00 am
  • Libertyville, Glenbrook South & Richmond-Burton [@ Libertyville]  (Monday 7/22)  11:00 am
  • Mundelein [@ Mundelein]  (Thursday 7/25)  11:00 am

Lineman Challenge:

  • Carmel [@ Carmel HS]  (Tuesday 6/25)  5:00 PM
  • CSL Lineman Challenge [@ Glenbrook North HS]  (Friday 7/12)  9:30 am

Football camp

  • June 17th - 20th, 8:30 am - 10:00 am [Mini-Camp]
  • June 24th - 27th,   8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • July 8th - 11th,   8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • July 15th - 18th,   8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • July 22nd - 25th,   8:00 am - 10:00 am

Freshman Football Information

  • Freshman Intro. to Weight Training
    • Monday-Thursday (6/10 - 7/25)
    • 1 pm - 3 pm
  • Freshman football camp
    • Monday-Thursday (7/8 - 7/25)
    • 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Season Kicks off Monday August 12th
All players must have their physicals on file with the Athletic Department prior to August 12th, in order to practice on the first day.

See Below for Important Info and Dates

Info about Frosh Varsity/JV
Coach Contact Coach Fischer Coach Bellecomo
First Practice Monday August 12th Monday August 12th
Intrasquad Scrimmage Friday August 23rd Friday August 23rd
First Game

Friday August 30th
Grayslake Central 4:30 pm

Friday August 30th
Grayslake Central 7:00 pm

2019 Vernon Hills Cougars Football Schedule

  • 8/30/19: Home: Grayslake Central: 7:00 pm
  • 9/7/19: Away: Waukegan: 1:30 pm (Sat)
  • 9/13/19: Away: Elk Grove: 7:30 pm
  • 9/20/19: Home: Hoffman Estates: 7:00 pm
  • 9/27/19: Home: Niles North: 7:30 pm [Homecoming]
  • 10/4/19: Home: Highland Park: 7:00 pm
  • 10/11/19: Away: Deerfield: 7:00 pm
  • 10/18/19: Home: Maine West: 7:00 pm
  • 10/25/19: Away: Maine East: 7:00 pm
  • First Round of Playoffs - 11/1-2/19
  • Second Round - 11/8-9/19
  • Quarterfinals - 11/16/19
  • Semifinals - 11/23/19
  • State Championship - 11/30/19

Go Cougars!!

"Cougar Way"

  • 90% or better in off-season workouts
  •  Academic success
  •  Strong character 
  •  Community service
  •  Attendance at team functions