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Track Girls Coaches
Coach Laurie Schoenfeld is entering her 16th year as head coach of the girls' track program at Reavis High School, and specializes in distance running. She has coached numerous All-Conference distance runners throughout the 19 years coaching, a few frosh/soph team championships, many state qualifiers , team Sportsmanship award many times, and had the privilege of coaching Sam Laskowski, at the state meet in the 800m. Coach Schoenfeld is very proud of her committment to encourage her athletes to participate in track and field or cross country in college.
Coach Schoenfeld graduated from Joliet West High School, where she qualified for the IHSA state meet in the 800m three times, and was finally an All-State runner in the 800m her senior. She also ran on state qualifying cross country teams. She attended Lewis University, where she competed in track and cross country all four years. While she was a Flyer, she was a provisional national qualifier in the 1500m and All-Conference in cross country. She earned her BA from Lewis U in mathematics and her MA from Lewis U in C/I.
Currently, Coach Schoenfeld teaches math at Reavis. She also coaches Cross Country. She married in 2006 to her husband Kevin, and enjoys every precious moment she has with her daughter Kaylee who is almost 8 years old.
Coach Colleen Glynn is our jumps specialist.
Coach Glynn attended Mt. Assisi Academy in Lemont, where she competed on the varsity Track and Field team for 4 years. Coach Glynn competed in the Long Jump, Triple Jump, 4 x 100m Relay, and the Sprint Medley Relay. She began coaching long and triple jump at Sycamore High School in Sycamore, IL in 2003 while attending Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. In her short time at Sycamore High School, she coached a female athlete to the IHSA State competition where she earned 6th place in the state of Illinois for Triple Jump.
Coach Glynn began coaching for Reavis High School and has been the jumps/hurdles coach. She currently works with both girls and boys with long jump, triple jump, and high jump, as well as with the hurdlers. She has had many athletes at Reavis who have placed in conference with a few who have placed at sectionals and qualified for IHSA State meet, including Kelley Gryzch ('13) in the high jump and Paulina Gal ('13, '14) in the 300m hurdles. Coach Glynn is looking forward to her 15th season.
Coach Jeff Kreil is our Throws Specialist.
Coach Kreil is entering his 10th season as the boys and girls throws coach for the Rams, with each year building on the success from the previous year. He has coached many All-Conference athletes, Sectional finalists/State Qualifiers, SSC Red record holders, and an All-State athlete as our throws coach. His debut coaching statebound athletes came in 2010, as he coached Alex Boiwka in the discus (finished 15th). Since then, he has coached many State Qualifiers. 2011: NIck Solis in discus (28th) and shot put (29th); 2012: Stephanie Verduzco in discus (16th) and the shot put (21st); 2013: Paulina Gal is discus (20th), Mackenzie Mellenthin in discus (22nd), and Luis Garcia in discus (23rd); 2014: Paulina Gal in shot put (6th) and discus (24th), Mackenzie Mellenthin in discus (28th), and Auset Kheru in discus (20th) and shot put (22nd).
Coach Kreil graduated from Reavis High School in 2001 and attended Illinois State University (BS degree in Second Health Sciences). He received his Admin MA degree and his C&I MA degree from ONU. His proficienies include strength training, wellness, and lifetime fitness. He married his wife Christina in '07, and was blessed with his daughter Katie in April '12 and Max in October '14.
Coach Lauer is our sprint specialist.
Coach Lauer is in his first year of teaching Social Studies and coaching football and basketball at Reavis. He previously was at Morris High School where he coached football for 8 years and boys track for 4 years. He coached all running events at Morris. He graduated from St. Rita High School, and he played both football and basketball at the collegiate level. He married his wife Stacey in 2011, and has a precious 4 year old daughter, Tinsley. Coach Lauer is excited to be a part of the track program and is very excited to get the season started!