Football Boys (Freshman B)
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COACH: Ricky Lilja, Head Freshman Boys Football
2017 Freshman Football Roster
Freshman Head Coach - Ricky Lilja
Freshman Asst. Coach - Tom Mikolajczyk
Freshman Asst. Coach - Jim Tsagalis
Freshman Asst. Coach - Cameron Christoffers
Volunteer - Andrew Busse
Superintendent: Michael Simeck
Ricky Lilja, Head Freshman Boys Football
2017 marks Coach Lilja's first year as Head Freshman Football coach at LFHS after having been Assistant Freshman coach for three years.
Coach Lilja received his Bachelor's degree in Finance from the University of Illinois - Chicago.
Cam Christoffers, Assistant Boys Freshman Football
Coach Christoffers has been an Assistant Freshman coach at LFHS since 2009. Prior to that, he coached football at Clinton High School and Harvard High School.
Coach Christoffers received his Bachelor's degree in Physical Education from Northern Iowa University and his Master's in Educational Leadership from Northeastern Illinois University.
Thomas Mikolajczyk, Assistant Boys Freshman Football
2017 marks Coach Mikolajczyk's first year as Assistant Freshman Football coach at LFHS. Previously he coached football at North Park University and Evanston High School.
Coach Mikolajczyk received a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Illinois Wesleyan and another Bachelor's degree in Physical Education from Northeastern Illinois University. He also has a Master's degree in Physical Education from the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse.
Coach Mikolajczyk is an Adaptive Physical Education teacher.
Jim Tsagalis, Assistant Boys Freshman Football
2017 marks Coach Tsagalis' first year as Assistant Freshman Football coach at LFHS. He has coached football for 18 years at high schools, which included Niles North, Glenbrook South, Vernon Hills, and Maine East.
Coach Tsagalis earned a BS degree in Physical Education with a minor in Coaching from Illinois State University. He received an MA in Educational Leadership Administrative Certification from Northeastern Illinois University.
Jim is a Driver Education Teacher at Maine East High School.