Wrestling Boys (Freshman)
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COACH: Tony Filippo, Head Freshman Wrestling
Freshman Head Coach - Tony Filippo
Superintendent: Michael Simeck
Tony Filippo, Head Freshman Wrestling
Coach Filippo has been Head Freshman Wrestling coach at LFHS since the 2015-16 season. Prior to that he had coached various levels of wrestling since 1977.
Coach Filippo began his teaching and coaching career at LFHS in 1977. He taught in the Applied Technology Department and coached Football, Wrestling, and Track from 1977 to 1983.
In 1984, he moved on to Warren Township High School where he taught in the Physical Education Department, served as the Curriculum Leader for Wellness, and coached Football and Wrestling until 2003. He returned to LFHS in 2004 as the Instructional Director for Wellness and resumed coaching wrestling at LFHS in 2005 as an assistant and served as the Head Coach from 2008 to 2010. Tony retired from teaching in 2014, but has continued to coach wrestling at LFHS.
Coach Filippo has a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Northern Illinois University and a Masters in Ed. Administration from Northeastern Illinois University.
NSC SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD
ALL CONFERENCE HONORABLE MENTION
CHRIS MARTINAT AWARD