Coaches

Stephen Downey - Head Coach - email Coach Downey

Coach Downey

Coach Downey is in his fourth year at VHHS as a school counselor and coach.  Steve was part of the first graduating class at VHHS in 2002 and played golf under Coach Healey.  Steve played college golf at Taylor University for four years and earned All-Conference honors twice and All-Region honors once.  Steve was a volunteer golf coach at Deerfield High School and Zion-Benton Township High School for a total of five years. Steve and his wife, Erin, live in Grayslake and have three children, Caleb, William, and Hannah.

Allison Kotlinski - Assistant Coach - email Coach Kotlinski

Coach Kotlinski

Coach Kotlinski is in her fourth year on the Vernon Hill’s Girls Golf coaching staff.  Allison is a Physical Welfare teacher at VHHS. Before coming to VHHS, Allison worked at Fremd High School in the PE Department where she was an Assistant Varsity Softball Coach and a volunteer coach for the Girls Golf team. She is in her 9th year of coaching girls high school athletics (Fremd and Warren Township High School). Besides teaching and coaching, Allison is in charge of our athletic nutrition club #CougarFuelVHHS which meets throughout the school year.