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  • Saint Ignatius College Prep Boys Basketball

    2017-18 Boys Basketball Coaching Staff

    Biography:Coach Monroe is in his second year as the head varsity boys basketball coach at Saint Ignatius College Prep. In his first year at Saint Ignatius, Coach Monroe helped lead the basketball program to an overall winning percentage of .550, which was up from .400 the previous year.

    Before coming to Saint Ignatius, he spent eight years as the head sophomore and lead varsity assistant boys basketball coach at Saint Patrick High School in Chicago. While at St. Pats, he helped guide the varsity to three IHSA Regional Championships, one IHSA Sectional Championship, and an overall record of 138-83. He also led his sophomore teams to an overall record of 134-61, the 2016 ESCC Conference Championship, and multiple Thanksgiving and Christmas tournament championships.

    Before coaching and teaching at St. Pats, Coach Monroe spent two years as an assistant boys basketball coach at Vernon Hills High School, two

    years at Deerfield High School, and one year at Niles West High School. He was also a student-manager for Dave Leitao at DePaul University and was part of their 2005 Conference USA Championship and NCAA Tournament team. Coach Monroe also has extensive experience coaching travel basketball, leading Rising Stars and Full Package teams to four A.A.U. State Championships and several top ten finishes at the A.A.U. National Tournament. Coach Monroe is an executive board member of the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association.

    Coach Monroe is a Social Studies teacher at Saint Ignatius College Prep. He is happily married to his wife, Sarah, who is an elementary school assistant principal.

    Phone: (312) 432-8468E-Mail: [email protected]: @CoachMMonroe

    Matt MonroeHead Varsity Coach

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  • Saint Ignatius College Prep Boys Basketball

    Biography:Coach Bob Kriz is entering his 19th season coaching basketball at Saint Ignatius College Prep. He has been instrumental in helping build Saint Ignatius basketball into one of the top programs in the area over the past two decades.

    While serving the Saint Ignatius basketball program, he has coached a variety of levels. He has spent time at almost every level in the basketball program. Coach Kriz has coached some level of basketball in the past five decades.

    He has also served as a baseball coach in the high school and college ranks. He was head varsity baseball coach from 1977-1981 and also from 2004-2007. Coach Kriz served as an assistant baseball coach from 1996-2003 and has also coached swimming and diving and girls tennis at Saint Ignatius. Coach Kriz is also a Dean of Students at Saint Ignatius.

    Phone: (312) 432-8468E-Mail: [email protected]: @SICPBB

    Bob KrizAssistant Varsity Coach

    Biography:Coach Baker is entering his fourth season coaching boys basketball at Saint Ignatius College Prep. He has worked with all levels of the program as the head sophomore coach and a varsity assistant. He will be a varsity assistant coach for the 2017-18 season. In addition to his coaching duties at Saint Ignatius, he also has coached and mentored youth boys for Project Education Plus and the highly successful Chicago Demons travel basketball program since 2002.

    Before coming to Saint Ignatius, Coach Baker was the freshman/sophomore boys basketball coach at Von Steuben High School from 2010-2013. He graduated from Von Steuben in 1995 and played four years of basketball while there. He went on to attend Northern Illinois University before graduating from Taylor Business Institute in 2001. He is married to his wife, Glinda, and has four daughters.

    Phone: (312) 432-8468E-Mail: [email protected]: @CoachGBake

    George BakerAssistant Varsity Coach

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  • Saint Ignatius College Prep Boys Basketball

    Biography:Coach Shaun Gallagher is entering his tenth season coaching boys basketball at Saint Ignatius College Prep. During this time, he has served the program in a variety of capacities. He was the head sophomore coach and guided the Wolfpack to two Chicago Catholic League North Championships. As a varsity assistant coach, he has helped the Pack win two Catholic League North titles and a Regional Championship.

    Coach Gallagher is an Ignatius graduate (01) and former player for the Wolfpack. During his playing days, Coach Gallagher was an integral part of the 2000 Catholic League North, Regional and Sectional Championship team, as well as winning the Lawless Award in 2001 (Catholic League Most Valuable Senior Player) . He went on to play four years of college basketball at Loras College and graduated with a degree in Finance.

    Phone: (312) 432-8468E-Mail: [email protected]: @SpGallagher14

    Shaun GallagherAssistant Varsity Coach

    Biography:Coach Ares Panagoulias is entering his second season on the Saint Ignatius Wolfpack boys' basketball staff. He assisted the varsity in a multitude of ways and introduced advanced basketball analytics to the program.

    In addition to being on the basketball staff, Coach Panagoulias serves the Ignatius community in a number of ways, including running the Alumni Basketball League. Father Caruso recently honored him with the Alumni Medal for his contributions. Prior to joining Saint Ignatius, he was the varsity boys' associate head coach for four seasons at Saint Clement. While at Saint Clement, he developed a passion for the use of basketball statistics and analyses employed by professional and collegiate level programs in tracking team and player development. Ares is a graduate of Saint Ignatius (2007) and the University of Michigan (2011).

    Phone: (312) 432-8468E-Mail: [email protected]: @SICPBB

    Ares PanagouliasAssistant Varsity Coach

  • Saint Ignatius College Prep Boys Basketball

    Biography:Coach Mike Hurley is entering his second season on the Saint Ignatius Wolfpack boys basketball staff.While serving as an assistant varsity coach, he also implemented a number of new initiatives to the program including the program newsletter and hosting the CCYL Grade School Championships at Ignatius. He will be acting as the head sophomore coach and varsity assistant coach for the 2017-18 season.

    Prior to joining Saint Ignatius, Coach Hurley was the head varsity boys' coach for three seasons at Saint Clement, where he was involved in the program as a basketball coach for 7 seasons and where he still remains as the school's Athletic Director. He has been teaching and instructing basketball to youth players around the Chicago area for over 10 years, spending time coaching and administrating camps, clinics and school teams. Coach Hurley is a graduate of Saint Ignatius (2007) and Marquette University (2011). He is currently working towards his Masters in Sports Industry Management from Georgetown University.

    Phone: (312) 432-8468E-Mail: [email protected]: @CoachMikeHurley

    Mike HurleyHead Sophomore Coach

    Biography:Coach Dudzik is entering his fourth year on the Saint Ignatius boys basketball coaching staff. He spends time working with various levels of the basketball program. He will be a sophomore assistant coach and a varsity assistant coach for the 2017-18 basketball season.

    Before coming to Saint Ignatius, he spent time at Norwood Park Christian Academy. Coach Dudzik was the assistant varsity boys basketball coach for two years. During that time frame, he was able to lead the program to its first Elite Eight appearance in the State Tournament. Coach Dudzik was also a freshman assistant girls basketball coach at Niles West High School. He also currently coaches for the highly respected Chicago Lockdown travel basketball club.

    Rob graduated from Weber High School where he went on to attend Loyola University.

    Phone: (312) 432-8468E-Mail: [email protected]: @SICPBB

    Rob DudzikAssist. Sophomore Coach

  • Saint Ignatius College Prep Boys Basketball

    Biography:Coach Chapman is entering his first season at Saint Ignatius. For the past 10 years, Coach Chapman was the head basketball coach for the 7th and 8th grade boys at the Frances Xavier Warde School. Coach Chapmans FXW teams reached the NCPL/CCYL championship eight consecutive years, winning championships four times, and winning seven CCL tournaments. He previously spent four seasons as the assistant varsity coach at the Francis W. Parker School.

    While in college, Coach Chapman was a student-manager for the Duke University basketball team, and later played on the University of California, Berkeley club team. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California and his law degree from the Berkeley School of Law. Coach Chapman played basketball for 4 years at the Latin School. He is married to Sandy Chapman and they have two children.

    Phone: (312) 432-8468E-Mail: [email protected]: @SICPBB

    Bob ChapmanAssist. Sophomore Coach

    Biography:Coach Jim Owens is entering his 18th year coaching at Saint Ignatius College Prep. He has coached at many different levels throughout the basketball program and will now be serving as the head freshman A coach for the second straight season. He also assists the varsity in a multitude of ways.

    Coach Owens is a graduate of Saint Ignatius himself. He has both played and coached in the Wolfpack basketball program. Coach Owens has been teaching mathematics and economics at Saint Ignatius since 1998. Passionate about the importance of education, Coach Owens holds several degrees including a bachelors in Economics from the College of the Holy Cross, a masters in the Teachi