Lemont High School Summer Sports Academy registration now open
Registration now is open for Lemont High School’s Summer Sports Academy, which provides enrichment opportunities in a variety of sports for students of all ages. Some of the camps are geared toward students who will be enrolled at Lemont High School in Fall 2016, but others are for students who will be in kindergarten through eighth grade.
Summer Sports Academy Registration
Supplemental Registration Information - Boys' Golf
Supplemental Registration Information - Boys' and Girls' Soccer
Some of the most popular Summer Sports Academy choices are those camps at which local grade school students get the opportunity to learn from the head coaches of some of Lemont High School’s most successful programs.
Students who will be in grades 6-8 this fall can take part in the following camps:
- Boys’ golf – Head coach Mark Hollatz led the Indians to their ninth IHSA State Finals berth in 11 years last fall
- Girls’ golf – Head coach Bill Mondrella has had golfers qualify for the IHSA State Finals four of the last five years
- Boys' and girls' swimming – Head coach Kevin Skrabacz led his teams to successful seasons in his first year
- Boys’ volleyball – Head coach Chris Zogata is eager to build a winning tradition at Lemont
- Wrestling – Head coach John St. Clair had four wrestlers compete as individuals at the 2016 IHSA State Finals
The boys’ golf and wrestling camps also are open to fifth graders.
Students who will be in grades 3-8 this fall have the opportunity to participate in the following camps:
- Baseball – Head coach Brian Storako led Lemont to the IHSA Class 3A State Championship in 2014
- Boys’ Basketball – Head coach Rick Runaas has molded the Indians into a South Suburban Conference threat
- Girls’ Basketball – The Indians are heading into a new era after the retirement of Hall of Fame coach Bill Bozue
- Track and Field – Head boys’ coach Dennis Kennedy and head girls’ coach Tim Plotke traditionally have their teams among the South Suburban Conference’s best
- Girls’ volleyball – Head coach Chris Zogata has guided Lemont to eight conference titles since 2006 (note: this camp is also open to second graders)
Camps in cheerleading and football give students from the grade school and middle school levels a chance to learn from coaches of two of the school’s most decorated programs.
Intended for students entering grades 1-8, Lemont’s Youth Football Camp will help players at any level of development, from the first-year player to the seasoned veteran, with emphasis placed on both offense and defense. Campers will be grouped according to age and ability. Bret Kooi
has guided Lemont to a pair of playoff appearances in his two seasons, including an IHSA Class 6A State Runner-Up finish in 2014.
Head coach Dave Erlenbaugh
guided the Lemont cheerleading program to a state runner-up finish in 2016. The Indians, who have captured four state titles, have won state trophies 10 of the last 11 seasons. Students from kindergarten through eighth grade can attend the Summer Sports Academy’s cheerleading camp.
Students who will be enrolled at Lemont High School in Fall 2016 can participate in a wide variety of camps.
Incoming freshmen can take part in boys’ or girls’ soccer camp under head coach Rick Prangen
, who has won 300 matches as both a boys’ head coach and girls’ head coach – one of just four coaches in state history to achieve that feat. The baseball and boys’ golf camps also are open to incoming freshmen.
Lemont High School students from all classes can participate in camps in boys’ and girls’ basketball, football, girls’ golf, boys’ and girls’ tennis, boys’ and girls’ volleyball, and wrestling.
Boys’ tennis coach Jon DeGuzman
and girls’ tennis coach Chris Hill
have seen their respective teams dominate South Suburban Conference play and advance individuals to the IHSA State Finals over the last several years.
Plotke, who has led the boys’ and girls’ cross country programs to multiple state berths, will hold workouts at local forest preserves during June and July for any students planning on running cross country in the fall, and also will hold workouts on campus for girls’ track runners during the summer.
For more information on the Summer Sports Academy, contact Athletics & Activities Administrative Assistant Deb Finnegan
at (630) 243-3207.