Football

Vernon Hills Cougar Football

"Attitude & Effort"

Team Before First Game

Program News

Varsity and Sophomore Camps:

  • **TENTATIVELY**
  • Weight training: Monday-Friday (7/7 - 7/31), 10 am - 12 pm

Football camp

  • **TENTATIVELY**
  • July 7th - 31st,  Monday - Friday,   8:00 am - 10:00 am

Freshman Football Information

  • **TENTATIVELY** Freshman Intro. to Weight Training
    • Monday-Thursday (7/7 - 7/31)
    • 1 pm - 3 pm
  • **TENTATIVELY** Freshman football camp
    • Monday-Thursday (7/7 - 7/31)
    • 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Season Kicks off Monday August 10th
All players must have their physicals on file with the Athletic Department prior to August 10th, in order to practice on the first day.

See Below for Important Info and Dates

Info about Frosh Varsity/JV
Coach Contact Coach Cortez Coach Bellecomo
First Practice Monday August 10th Monday August 10th
Intrasquad Scrimmage Friday August 21st Friday August 21st
First Game

Friday August 28th
@ Grayslake North 4:30 pm

Friday August 28th
@ Grayslake North 7:00 pm

2020 Vernon Hills Cougars Football Schedule

  • 8/28/20: Away: Grayslake North: 7:00 pm
  • 9/4/20: Home: Waukegan: 7:00 pm
  • 9/11/20: Away: Hersey: 7:30 pm
  • 9/17/20: Home: Wheeling: 7:30 pm (Thu)
  • 9/25/20: Away: Niles North: 7:00 pm
  • 10/2/20: Away: Highland Park: 7:00 pm
  • 10/9/20: Home: Deerfield: 7:00 pm
  • 10/16/20: Away: Maine West: 7:00 pm
  • 10/23/20: Home: Maine East: 7:00 pm
  • First Round of Playoffs - 10/30-31/20
  • Second Round - 11/6-7/20
  • Quarterfinals - 11/14/20
  • Semifinals - 11/21/20
  • State Championship - 11/28/20

Go Cougars!!

"Cougar Way"

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