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Softball Coaches

Jim Meskill
Head Coach

Coach Meskill has been the Head Softball Coach since the 2009 season and has guided the Rams to 92 victories (including 27 in 2009, tying a school record), one SSC Red Conference Title (2010), and two IHSA Regional Championships (2009 & 2010) in his time as coach. Additionally, he has been named Reavis Coach of the Year one time (2010) and SSC Softball Coach of the Year once (2010). Jim served as a lower level coach for his first 8 years at Reavis, capturing the SICA North Sophomore Conference Championship in 2006. 
While growing up in Burbank, Jim attended St. Laurence High School and graduated in 1992. He earned his BA in Teaching of History from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1997 and his MA in Administrative Education from Chicago State University. Not only does he teach in the History Department, but also has served as the Department Assisstant since the 2007-2008 school year.
Jim is married to Kristina (Klimkiewicz) and has two sons, Brett (2006) and Tyler (2014), and three daughters, Haley (2007), Kelsey (deceased, 2010), and Sydney (2012).

Jeff Smith
Assistant Coach

"Smitty" has been the Varsity Assistant since the 2009 season, helping guide the Rams to one conference title (2010) and two regional championships (2009 & 2010). Jeff is a 1992 graduate of Reavis, playing football, basketball and baseball all four years. After his time as a student at Reavis, he earned his BS in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and his MS in Physical Education. He currently teaches PE and Drivers Education, is an assisstant varsity football coach and the Head Coach of the boys basketball program. He also coached Reavis Baseball from 1998 - 2006 and has coached in the Track program as well.
Jeff is married to Amy (Countryman, Class of 1993) and has one son, Matthew, and one daughter, Corrin.

Adam Zawada
Assistant Coach

Coach Zawada has been the Freshman Coach since the 2013 season. Before coaching at Reavis, Adam coached softball at TF North High School. Adam was hired by Reavis at the start of the 2012-2013 school year and teaches in the History Department. Coach Zawada is a 2002 graduate of Reavis and earned his BA in Social Science and his MA in Learning Behavior Specialist from St. Xavier University. In addition to being the Sofball Assistant Coach, he also is a Football and Girls Basketball assistant as well.
Adam is married to Ivanka (Dabros, Class of 2004) and has a daughter, Milania (2013).

Sandy Saunders
Assistant Coach

Coach Saunders offically joined the staff for the 2015 season after volunteering with the program for the 2014 compaign. Sandy is a former Reavis player (2006-2009), SSC All-Conference in 2008 & 2009, and part of the Regional Championship team in 2009. She was also a Southtown Star All Area Player in 2009 with a 11-1 record in the circle with a 1.27 ERA, while batting .439 at the plate for the Rams. She continued her playing career at Moraine Valley Community College before deciding to focus on majoring in Education. She brings an energetic coaching style with a passion for pitching and offensive mechanics to the Reavis coaching staff.
Coach Saunders currently works in the Ridgeland School District 122 at Harnew Elementary in Oak Lawn. As part of a true Reavis family, her younger sisters (Sam & Sarah, Class of 2011) also played softball for the Rams, her mother, Trish, and father, Rich, are both employees of Reavis High School.

Krystin Rockett
Assistant Coach