Jan Pauly - Head Coach - e-mail Coach Pauly

Coach Pauly is looking forward to her sixth year as head coach of the Varsity Softball Team.  She graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a bachelor's degree in business and DePaul University with a masters degree in Business Administration.  While at EIU she competed inter-collegiately as a member of the Softball team. Jan also has several years experience coaching travel softball. Jan lives in Third Lake with her husband Mike, Daughter Erin, who is employed by CDW, and son Matthew who is a senior at the University of Utah.

David Doerhoefer - Assistant Coach - e-mail Coach Doerhoefer

Coach Doerhoefer is in his sixth year of coaching at VHHS.  He has been coaching girls fastpitch softball in Vernon Hills since 2000 and a member of National Fastpitch Coaches Association for the last 12 years.  David lives in Vernon Hills with his wife Joyce. Both of their children, Sara (2010) and Eric (2014) are graduates of VHHS and the University of Missouri.  Sara is teaching High School Math in Witchita, Kansas, and Eric is working in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

Keli Powles - Assistant Coach - e-mail Coach Powles

Coach Powles is in her fifth year of coaching at VHHS after three years coaching at Zion Benton JV and four years as a volunteer assistant with the Zion Benton Varsity.  Keli also has several years experience coaching travel softball. Keli and her husband, Jerry live in Antioch. They have 3 daughters: Allyssa is a PA  and lives with her husband in Milwaukee, Ashlen is a special ed teacher in Nashville TN , and Addison works at UW Oshkosh as a recruiting counselor and lives in Fond du lac Wisconsin.

Kevin Lauret - Assistant Coach - e-mail Coach Lauret

Coach Lauret is in his sixth year of coaching at VHHS.  Previously, he was the varsity softball coach for 6 years at Zion-Benton HS. Kevin and his wife Dawn live in Libertyville. Their daughter Shannon Graduated from St. Xavier where she was a 4 year starter in softball. She currently lives with her husband, Travis, in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. Daughter, Jessie, attends Eastern Illinois University.