Denise Caton - Head Coach - Email Coach Caton

Coach Caton

This will be Coach Caton’s 10th year coaching girls high school gymnastics.  Coach Caton has a B.S in Education from Illinois State University and a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from Concordia University.  Coach Caton has been involved in the sport of gymnastics since the age of 3 and continued on through collegiate NCAA Gymnastics at Illinois State University as a 4 year Varsity Letter Award Winner.  Coach Caton is excited to be back for another exciting season! She is looking forward to continuing to build where the team left off last season!  She is currently in her 17th year of teaching Physical Welfare for Vernon Hills High School. She currently resides in Libertyville with her husband Ross (VHHS Social Studies) and their two children Charlie and Edward.

Amber Egan - Assistant Coach - Email Coach Egan

Coach Egan


Amber Egan - Assistant Coach - e-mail Coach Egan

Coach Egan

This will be Coach Egan's second year coaching gymnastics for the Cougars. She is an alum of Vernon Hills High School and a graduate of the University of Iowa. Coach Egan currently resides in Mundelein and works as an Elementary Special Education teacher at Winkelman Elementary School in Glenview/Northbrook. Coach Egan has been involved in many sports including Cross Country, Cheerleading, Gymnastics, and Softball. In addition to coaching gymnastics at VHHS, she also coaches a 10u travel softball team out of Northbrook. She is an alum of the VHHS gymnastics program and coached recreational gymnastics and tumbling while attending school in Iowa City. She is very excited to get back  with the team and Coach Caton.  She is looking forward to a fabulous season - Go Cougars!!