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Athletics

About Athletics

Athletic Mission Statement

The mission of the Caruso Athletic Program is to inspire academic and athletic achievement of our students. We, as the Caruso Athletic Program, believe that our student athletes represent our school and community. We believe that the responsibility of the Caruso Athletic program is to empower our students by developing our student athletes character traits of teamwork, perseverance, commitment, sportsmanship and responsibility. As the Caruso Athletic Program, we believe in engaging our student athletes in an opportunity to build life lessons of integrity and honor through sports.     

Sports

Please click to expand on each sport to learn more.

Coaching Staff
 Mr. Ian Thomas
6th Grade Coach
Mr. Rodney Montogmery 
6th Grade Coach
Mr. Andy Goldberg
7th Grade Coach
Mr. Stephen Anderson
8th Grade Coach

Coaching Staff
Ms. Danielle Binder
6th Grade Coach
Mr. Dennis Jensen
7th Grade Coach
Dr. Beatrise Revelins 
8th Grade Coach

Coaching Staff
Dr. Beatrise Revelins
8th Grade Coach
E-mail: brevelins@dps109.org
Mr. Kevin Carpenter
7th Grade Coach
E-mail: kcarpenter@dps109.org

Description:Volleyball is a team sport played by two teams on a court divided by a net.The object of the game is for each team to send the ball regularly over the net to ground it on the opponent’s court, and to prevent the ball from being grounded on its own court. Today there are more than 24 million Americans who play volleyball. There are 800 million players worldwide who play Volleyball at least once a week.
Who can join:Volleyball is offered to both 7th and 8th grade girls during the fall season and both 7th and 8th grade boys during the spring season.
Practices/Games:Practices are held daily after school and sometimes before school. Usually each practice runs for an hour and a half. A detailed practice and game schedule will be provided for all participants.
Coach Contact:Ms. Wolfer: 7th grade volleyball coach can be contacted at cwolfer@dps109.org and 847-945-8430 x6135
Dr. Revelins: 8th grade volleyball coach can be contacted at brevelins@dps109.org or 847-945-8430 *6109

 Description:A fun and interactive sport that is coed for both 7th and 8th grade.

Who can join:That means any boy or girl in 7th or 8th grade can tryout for the team.
Practices/Games:Tryouts are Monday(8/29) and Tuesday(8/30).  Practices will vary depending on the day of the week.
Coach Contact:You can contact Mr. Fowler at sfowler@dps109.org or Ms. Danielle Barnett at dbarnett@dps109.org for any questions.

Coaching Staff
Ms. Angela Stocco
Coach
E-mail: astocco@dps109.org
Ms. Melissa Signa
Coach
E-mail: msigna@dps109.org

Coaching Staff
Mrs. Dana Spies
Coach
Ms. Melissa Signa
Coach
Ms. Sarah LaRoe
Coach

Coaching Staff
Mr. Tom Hoy
Coach
E-mail: thoy@dps109.org
Mr. Aaron Cohen
Coach
E-mail: acjudo81kg@gmail.com

Coaching Staff
8th grade Coach
Mr. Dennis Jensen
7th grade Coach
Dr. Beatrise Revelins
E-mail: brevelins@dps109.org

7th grade Coach
Ms. Dana Spies
E-mail: dspies@dps109.org

Coaching Staff
Ms. Sarah LaRoe
8th Grade Coach
E-mail: slaroe@dps109.org
Ms. Amanda Middleton
7th Grade Coach
E-mail: amiddleton@dps109.org
See Ms. Signa or Ms. LaRoe for Cheerleading game dates.

Cheerleading Competition @ Gemini on Saturday, January 23; more details to come! 

Coaching Staff
Ms. Jessica Jaksich
E-mail: jjaksich@dps109.org

Required Forms and Documents

The following forms (found below) must be on file in the Caruso office:

Before Tryouts: All students interested in participating in any interscholastic athletic activity must have the following forms on file with the school nurse (you only need to submit these forms once each school year):

    • A physical form: For students entering grade 6, the “Certificate of Child Health Exam” form required for all incoming students in Grade 6 can serve as the athletic physical. Make sure that your physician checks the interscholastic sports participation box. For students entering grades 7 and 8, the athletic physical form is the IESA “Pre-participation Examination” form. In any case, the physical must be less than a year old.
  • A signed Interscholastic Parent Permission and Concussion Information Form.
After Joining a Team: Coaches will give each team member this Athletic Participation Form, which includes fee information, student accident insurance information and asks parents to provide emergency information. Participants also must agree to the Extracurricular Code of Conduct; students and parents must sign and submit the form in order for the student to participate.
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Location/Directions to Away Games

On Weiland Road in Buffalo Grove. Go east on Deerfield Rd.  Turn right onto Weiland Rd.

2500 Chestnut Ave., Glenview, IL. 847-486-7700. Take Waukegan Rd. south past Willow.  Right on Chestnut over Railroad tracks.  Next to Sports complex.

95 W. Deerpath Rd., Lake Forest, IL. 847- 234-6051. North on Waukegan Rd. to Deerpath Rd. Right (east) on Deerpath to 95 W. Deerpath Rd. and the school which is on the south side of Deerpath Rd., east of Route 41.

2055 Landwehr Rd., Northbrook, IL. 847-272-6884. South on Waukegan Rd. to Dundee. Turn right on Dundee and left on Landwehr. School is at the corner of Landwehr and Techny.

8955 Greenwood Ave., Niles, IL. 847-827-1181. Tollroad 294 south to Golf Rd. East on Golf Rd. to Greenwood. South (right) on Greenwood to second light (Ballard). School is on the corner of Greenwood and Ballard.

2300 Shermer Rd., Northbrook, IL. 847-272-6400. Pfingsten Rd. south to Techny. Techny east to Shermer Rd. Shermer south. Glenbrook North is on Shermer Rd. Use the driveway at the north end of the school to get to the gym.

310 W. Rockland Rd., Libertyville, IL. Right on Castlewood to Deerfield and go right onto Milwaukee Ave. (Rt. 21). Turn left onto W. Rockland Rd.  Distance is 10.9 miles.

433 Vine Ave., Highland Park, IL. 847-432-6510. Deerfield Rd. east which becomes Central just past Edens Highway. Central east to Green Bay Rd. Green Bay Rd. north to Vine St. Turn right under the viaduct, continue east to high school.

435 N. Cuba Rd., Lake Zurich, IL. 847-540-7070  West on Lake Cook Rd. to Rt. 12 (north) to Cuba Rd. (left).  School is 1/2 mile off Rt. 12.

2370 Shermer Rd., Northbrook, IL. 847- 272-0964. Waukegan Rd. south to Shermer Rd. Turn right (west). Maple is next to Glenbrook No. High School, about 1/2 block east of Willow Rd.

2921 Illinois Rd., Wilmette, IL. 847-251-3617. South on Edens Expressway to Skokie Blvd. (Rt. 41). Follow the exit around and over the highway to Skokie Blvd. Turn left at the stop sign (as though you are reentering Edens). Turn right at the first street which is Illinois Rd. Go east past the four-way stop to the second building.  It has the parking lot in front. Use the front entrance.

1475 Maple Ave., Northbrook, IL. 847-498-7920 – South on Waukegan Rd. to Maple. Maple is north of Meadow Hill Park. Turn right on Maple to school.

440 Grove Place, Deerfield, IL. 948-0620 – South on Waukegan Rd. to Osterman, which is one block south of Deerfield Rd. West on Osterman to Grove. Go south on Grove to school.

2701 Central Rd., Glenview , IL. 847-998-5020. South on Sanders Rd. to Milwaukee Ave. Turn left to Central Ave. Go east on Central to the school (about 1 mile on right).

2600 N. Buffalo Grove Rd., Buffalo Grove, IL. 847-821-8946 – North on Wilmot Rd. to Rt. 22.  Go west on Rt. 22 to Buffalo Grove Rd.  The school is at the intersection.

620 Locust, Wilmette, IL. 847-256-7280. East on Deerfield Rd. to Edens. Go south on Edens to Skokie Highway, which goes into Lake St. Turn left (east) on Lake to the second light which is Locust. Turn right; the school is on the left.

1250 Sanders Rd., Northbrook, IL. 847-272-1900. Deerfield Rd. west to Sanders. Left (south) on Sanders to Dundee Rd. School is on Sanders just south of Dundee. Right side of the road.