Suzanne Curry – Head Coach - email Coach Curry

Coach Curry

Suzanne Curry is looking forward to coaching her 21st season of Girls' Cross Country at VHHS, 16th year as the head coach. Her previous cross country experience includes 4 years of varsity running at York High School in Elmhurst. A graduate of the University of Illinois, Suzanne is the Assistant Principals’ Secretary at VHHS and also assists in the Athletic Office. Suzanne and her husband Chris (VHHS English teacher, Assistant A, and Boy’s and Girls’ Volleyball head coach) reside in Libertyville and their daughter Emma is in her final year at the University of Michigan.

Steven Szabo - Assistant Coach - email Coach Szabo

Coach Szabo

Coach Szabo is new to coaching cross-country this year but not new to coaching or to running. He has coached basketball for 15+ seasons at several schools. Currently he is an assistant coach in the VHHS Girls Basketball program.  In addition to coaching, Steve teaches in the Mathematics department at VHHS.  Steve is married to VHHS English teacher Siobhan Szabo.  They live in Lake Zurich with their twin boys, Gavin and Blake, who are in First Grade.  When not at school or spending time with his family, Steve can be found running the streets and trails training for marathons.

Carolyn McDonald - Assistant Coach - email Coach McDonald

Coach McDonald

Coach McDonald is excited to return to high school coaching after leaving to raise and coach her own children in running, basketball, and soccer. She is honored to be a part of the VHHS Girls Cross Country program, having witnessed our runners succeed not only on the race course but, importantly, in the classroom as dedicated and disciplined students. Coach McDonald teaches in the Business department at VHHS and is also the yearbook adviser. She and her husband Brian, VHHS Athletic Director, have three sons: Johnny (22), Jimmy (19), and Jack (17) all of whom are proud to call themselves Cougars as well!