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Football Boys (Sophomore)

Team Info:

2017 LFHS Sophomore Football Team Photo(Photo by Visual Image Photography, Inc.)

COACH: Joe Busse, Head Boys Sophomore Football

Please note following change:
Friday, Oct 20 @ Waukegan (Changed to Saturday, Oct 21)
Revised times for Oct 21 @ Waukegan:
Freshman: 8:30 am
Sophomore: 10:30 am
Varsity: 1:00 pm


Schedule

Rosters

Athletics Roster

2017 Sophomore Football Roster


NAME Position Height Weight
Charlie Altounian RB/DB 5'7" 135
Matthew CasperTE/LB 5'11" 160
Michael Clark QB/LB 6'2" 160
Michael Daniels QB/DB 5'9" 135
Bill Gardner OL/DL 510" 220
Matthew Garrigan WR/LB 6'0" 160
Jack Graham RB/LB 6'0" 170
Robby Gray RB/DB 5'9" 135
Carter Hiam WR/DB 5'11" 145
Jonathan Jasica RB/DB 5'7" 135
Jake Kovanda RB/DB 5'7" 125
Kai Kroeger QB/DB 6'2" 180
Eli Lucas OL/LB 510" 150
Parker ManelisWR/DB 5'9" 135
Coel Morcott RB/WR 5'10" 155
Connor MorrisonWR/LB 5'11" 160
Breck NowikWR/DB 6'1" 150
Jack Owen OL/DL 6'0" 260
Anthony Ranallo OL/LB 5'8" 150
Will Schlachtenhaufen OL/DL 6'0" 200
Trevor Schnieder OL/DL 5'8" 150
Sam Volpe OL/DL 5'8" 155
Jai Williams TE/LB 6'4" 180

WR/DB 6'0" 150

OL/DL 5'10" 236

RB/LB 5'10" 150

WR/LB 6'0" 170

RB/LB 5'9" 150

WR/DB 5'8" 140

OL/DL 5'11" 215

RB/DB 5'10" 155

WR/DB 5'6" 110

QB/DB 5'10" 150

RB/DB 5'5" 140

TE/LB 5'9" 150

WR/DB 5'8' 130

WR/DB 5'10" 140

OL/DL 6'2" 190

WR/DB 5'3" 100

TE/LB 6'1" 164

RB/LB 5'6" 146
Head Coach - Joe Busse
Asst. Coach - Philip DeWald
Asst. Coach - Tom Soprych
Asst. Coach - Dylan Johnson
Asst. Coach - Mike McKay
Asst. Coach - Ryan Carney
Asst. Coach - Dave Mohapp
Asst. Coach - Larry Lilja
Asst. Coach - Ahmad Merritt
Asst. Coach - Paul Swiatly

Superintendent: Michael Simeck
Principal: Dr. Chala Holland
Athletic Director: Tim Burkhalter



Nickname: Scouts
Team Colors: Royal Blue & Gold
Enrollment: 1695

Team News

Team News


08/25/17
Lake Forest 35 - Glenbard East 14

After a slow start in the first half, The Scouts led 21-14 at the end of the third quarter. A long TD catch by Charlie Altounian made the score 28-14 in favor of the Scouts with 6:15 left in the game. Mike Daniels scooped up a fumble and then came up with an interception.


Coaches

Coaches

Joe Busse, LFHS Head Sophomore/Assistant Varsity Coach



Joe Busse, Head Sophomore/Assistant Varsity Boys Football
jbusse@lfschools.net

Coach Busse has been Head Sophomore Football coach at LFHS since 2015. Prior to that, Coach Busse had been Assistant Varsity/Sophomore coach at Lake Forest for 3 years. In 2010, he coached Soph/Varsity football at Libertyville High School, and in 2011, he coached Varsity football & track at Schaumburg High School.

Coach Busse received his Bachelor's degree from Carthage College. He teaches in the Wellness Department at LFHS.


Phil DeWald, LFHS Assistant Varsity/Sophomore Boys FootballPhil DeWald, Assistant Varsity/Sophomore Boys Football
pdewald@lfschools.net

Coach DeWald has been an assistant Varsity/Sophomore coach at LF since 2009. He has coached high school football since 1985--including St. Pat's, Marist, De La Salle and Mather--before coming to LFHS

Coach DeWald received his Bachelor's degree in History Ed. and an ME from Northeastern Illinois University. He is a retired Chicago fireman.






Ryan Carney, LFHS Assistant Varsity/Sophomore Football Coach

Ryan Carney, Assistant Varsity/Sophomore Boys Football
rcarney@lfschools.net

Coach Carney has been an Assistant Varsity/Sophomore coach at LFHS since 2013. Prior to that, he coached the LFHS Freshmen for a year. In addition, he coached football for 2 years at Loras College, 4 years at Lake Forest High School and 1 year at Mundelein High School.

Coach Carney received his Bachelor's degree in Physical Education/Health and his Master's degree in Athletic Administration from Loras College. He teaches in the Wellness Department in Lake Forest District 67.



Larry Lilja, LFHS Varsity/Sophomore Football Coach


Larry Lilja, Assistant, Varsity/Sophomore Boys Football
larrylilja@yahoo.com

Coach Lilja has been an assistant Varsity/Sophomore coach at LFHS since 2011. Prior to that, he was the Director of Strength & Conditioning at Northwestern for 32 years.

Coach Lilja received his Bachelor's degree in Economics from Northwestern University.





Dave Mohapp, Assistant Varsity/Sophomore Football Coach


Dave Mohapp, Assistant Varsity/Sophomore
Boys Football
dmohapp@wths.net

Coach Mohapp has been an Assistant Varsity/Sophomore coach at LF since 2015. Previously, he was Head Varsity Football coach from 1982 to 2013 for Warren Township High School, compiling a record of 109-66. Prior to that, he coached football at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Drake University, and Illinois Wesleyan University.

Coach Mohapp received a Bachelor's degree in Physical Education from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and a Master's degree in Education from Illinois State University. He teaches in the Physical Education Department at Warren Township High School.



Tom Soprych, Assistant Varsity/Sophomore Football Coach


Tom Soprych, Assistant Varsity/Sophomore Boys Football

tsoprych@lfschools.net

Coach Soprych's returned as an Assistant Varsity/Sophomore coach at LFHS in 2012 as an offensive line coordinator. Previous coaching includes: Offensive line coach at North Park U. (1999-2000); Offensive line coach/coordinator at St. Patrick HS (2001-2009); Offensive line coach at LFHS (2010); Wide receiver/offense coordinator at Mather HS (2011).

Coach Soprych received a BA in Political Science from North Park University and has a Masters in Kinesiology from Fresno Pacific University. He teaches in the Wellness Department at LFHS.




Dylan Johnson, LFHS Assistant Varsity/Sophomore Football Coach


Dylan Johnson, Assistant Varsity/Sophomore Boys Football
dylanj847@gmail.com

Coach Johnson has been an Assistant Varsity and Sophomore coach at LF since 2010. He is a Study Hall Supervisor at LFHS.





Ahmad Merritt, LFHS Assitant Varsity/Sophomore Football Coach


Ahmad Merritt,
Assistant Varsity/Sophomore Boys Football
amchi81@aol.com

Coach Merritt has been an Assistant Sophomore and Varsity Football coach at LFHS since 2010.

He received his Bachelor's degree in Marketing from the University of Wisconsin--Madison and a Master's degree in Business Administration from University of Phoenix.




Nathan Vasher, Assistant Varsity/Sophomore Football Coach

Nathan Vasher, Assistant Varsity/Sophomore Boys Football


2016 marks Coach Vasher's first year as Assistant Varsity/Sophomore Football coach at LFHS. He began coaching football in 2013 as a student coach for Defensive Backs at the University of Texas (Austin). In 2015 he was a Special Teams intern for the San Francisco 49ers, and in 2016 he is an intern coach for the Chicago Bears' Special Teams/DB's.

Coach Vasher played for the Chicago Bears from 2004-2009 during which time he had 20 career interceptions and in 2005 was the NFC leader in interceptions and return yards and First Team All-Pro.

Coach Vasher received his Bachelor's Degree in Education/Applied Learning and Development from the University of Texas (Austin). He and his wife Brandi have two daughters--Savannah and Naomi.


Mike McKay, LFHS Assistant Varsity/Sophomore Foorball Coach

Mike McKay, Assistant Varsity/Sophomore Boys Football
mmckay@lfschools.net

2017 marks Coach McKay's first year as Assistant Varsity/Sophomore coach at LFHS. Prior to coming to LFHS, he coached football from 1998-2009 at Tremper HS in Kenosha, WI and from 2010 -2016 at Indian Trail HS--also in Kenosha.

Coach McKay received his BS degree in Technology Education from Eastern Illinois University and a M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction from Olivet Nazarene University. He is a teacher in the LFHS Applied Tech Department.



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Paul Swiatly, Assistant Varsity/Sophomore Boys Football
coachswats12@yahoo.com

2017 marks Coach Swiatly's first year as Assistant Varsity/Sophomore coach at LFHS. Coach Swiatly began coaching football in 1985 and worked with teams at Weber, Gordon Tech, St. Joe's, and Mather before coming to LFHS.

Paul received a Bachelor's degree from Northeastern Illinois University. He is now enjoying retirement.


Awards

AWARDS

SOPHOMORE BOYS FOOTBALL AWARDS - Fall, 2016

AWARDS
William Avery
Charles Bahr
Crawford Bolton
Clayton Burton
Brenden Chandler
Jace Cole
Taylor Cottam
Evan Devine
Henry Feingold
Matthew Frank
William Freeman
Jacob Goebel
Kevin Halloran
Thomas Hanson
Thomas Henry
Ethan Hunt
Dominick Keating
Parker Kelley
Adam Khater
Colin Lochiatto
Benjamin Marwede
Landen Messner
George Munns
Luke Nolan
James OKeane
Luca Pasinato
Nolan Petzer
Juan Riva
Emmet Rubin
Robert Salkin
Edward Scheidler
Tyjaun Scott
Andrew St. Amand
James Swartout
Jacob Thomas
Alexander Thoms
Marcus Ulrich
Porter Weisberg
Alexander Williams
Robert Winebrenner
William Wisniewski

MOST IMPROVED
Jacob Thomas

BILL DICKINSON AWARD
William Avery

COACHES AWARD
Thomas Hanson

CONFERENCE RECORD
W: 2 L: 5

OVERALL RECORD
W: 4 L: 5

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