Radhika Joshi - Head Badminton Coach - E-mail Coach Joshi
This is Radhika’s third year coaching badminton at Vernon Hills High School. Radhika played badminton for high school, college & was part of the national team. Radhika is excited to get back to the sport she loves. She has three children, son Tejas presently attending Northwestern medical school, one daughter Devika in Florida dental school and another daughter Kimaya working at a hospital in LA.
Tara Young - Assistant Badminton Coach - E-mail Coach Young
This is Tara’s third year coaching badminton at Vernon Hills and her 7th year teaching English at VH. Before beginning her time at Vernon Hills, she coached badminton for four years at Zion-Benton High School, spending three years as the head coach. Over the years, Tara’s love for the sport has grown exponentially, and she is thrilled to be a part of VH’s badminton program. Tara currently lives in Vernon Hills with her husband and three daughters, Vivian, Eliza, and Camille.
Pat Chillemi - Assistant Badminton Coach - E-mail Coach Chillemi
Pat is in her third year coaching badminton at Vernon Hills High School and in her 12th year teaching Special Education at VH and overall teaching for 26 years. Pat is excited to be a part of a new and growing sport at VH and loves to see the progress the girls have made in short amount of time.