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Volleyball Boys Coaches

Bob Wielgos
Head Coach

Coach Wielgos is entering his 13th full season as varsity head coach of the Rams.  In his tenure, the Reavis volleyball program has amassed over 245 wins, 2 conference titles, and 7 regional championships. Wielgos was also named SSC Coach of the Year in 2008.  Bob attended Eastern Illinois University where he received his BA in 1998 and holds two Masters degrees from Governors State University and Concordia University.  Wielgos currently teaches both Government , Honors World History, and Psychology at Reavis High School.

Bob is married to Kelly (O'Shea) and has two beautiful children: son Shea (8) and daughter Leah (6). 

Jim Ficaro
Assistant Coach

Coach Ficaro joined the volleyball staff in 2004.  He has led the Rams to their first ever Conference Championship (2010) and holds the all-time sophomore record of 17-3.
After graduating Br. Rice High School (1993), Jim attended Eastern Illinois University where he earned his BA in Science and Education (1998).  Mr. Ficaro also holds Masters degrees in Education (St. Xavier U niversity) and in Administration (Olivet Nazerene University).
 He currently works as a Special Education Teacher at Reavis High School.
Jim is married to Nicole (Rockett, Class of 1995) and they have two beautiful daughters: Kendal (5) and Kacey (3), and a brand new baby boy (Jake).
Favorite Volleyball Memory:  Winning the conference championship for the first time in Sophomore boys volleyball history

Michelle McDonough
Assistant Coach