Athletics

Teams & Schedules

Go Warriors!

Be a Warrior! Representing OLPH on an athletic team is a privilege, yet also challenging and fun. Prior to the start of each new season, the school athletic director organizes an electronic event registration for various sports teams. Parental permission, current medical forms, and a participation fee are required. Those who meet the standards for OLPH student-athletes are eligible to participate on a team. OLPH teams include the following:

  • Boys Football: A fall sport for fifth through eighth graders
  • Girls Volleyball: A fall sport for fifth through eighth graders
  • Boys and Girls Soccer: A fall sport for fifth through eighth graders
  • Boys and Girls Cross Country: A fall sport for fifth through eighth graders
  • Boys Basketball: A winter sport for fifth through eighth graders
  • Girls Basketball: A winter sport for fifth through eighth graders
  • Warriorettes: A winter sport, this dance team promotes school spirit at varsity basketball games
  • Boys Lacrosse: A spring sport for fifth through eighth graders
  • Girls Lacrosse: A spring sport for fifth through eighth graders
  • Boys and Girls Golf: A spring sport for sixth through eighth graders
  • Boys and Girls Track: A spring sport for fifth through eighth graders

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Coach Tom Huffman (2017)

OLPH has been at the center of my family's life for nearly 20 years. After coaching twenty seasons of youth sports for my children, I decided to give back to the community that has meant so much to my family via coaching basketball.

Coaching Bios

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  • Cross Country Coach: Terry Ryan

    Coach Terry Ryan began coaching at OLPH in 2018, while working alongside Coach Dave Zimmer.  In his time at OL, he has worked closely with both the boy's and girl's teams that seized Top 10 finishes at the State Meet, while working to improve individual efforts of all runners.
  • Varsity Football Coach: Jim O’Gara

    Coach Jim O’Gara played football at OLPH, Loyola Academy, and then at Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. Coach O’Gara has been at OLPH since 2000, and has collected nine League championships during his tenure as varsity coach, including four consecutive through 2017, and most recently bringing home the 2019 Loyola Division Championship.
  • Varsity Soccer Coach: Javier Ayala

    Coach Javier Ayala is a former college soccer player, who currently trains local soccer players.  Coach Ayala is in his first year and will look to return the OLPH soccer program back to the top of the North Shore Catholic Soccer League.  Their last championship came in 2016.
  • Varsity Girls Volleyball Coach: Arlena Rinaldi

    Coach Arlena Rinaldi is in her first year as the 8th Grade Girls White team coach.  Coach Rinaldi is also a physical education teacher at OLPH.  She will look to lead her team to a winning record with a positive attitude and targeted skill-based instruction.
  • Varsity Girls Volleyball Coach: Bre Reveley

    Coach Bre Reveley is in her first year as the Girls Blue team coach.
    Coach Reveley is very familiar with OLPH volleyball as a former seventh grade girls' and varsity boys' volleyball coach.  She played Division I volleyball at Oakland University and was a member of the first team to win a League title and participate in the NCAA Tournament.  She has also coached for Michigan Elite Volleyball Academy, while currently coaching 14 and 15 girls' and boys' teams at MOD Volleyball.
  • Warriorettes Coach: Nicole Bogyo

    Coach Bogyo began in junior high poms and continued into college where she captain of the dance team for 3 years. She went on to coach college level at both Barat College and DePaul University. This is Coach Bogyo’s second year as the Warriorettes dance coach. She has over 30 years of dance experience and currently teaches dance class in Long Grove and Palatine.
  • Varsity Boys Basketball Coach: Jack Anton

    Coach Anton has been a coach in the OLPH program for twenty years, including the last eleven as varsity coach. In his first seven years, he coached with Bill Yacullo and claimed 4 championships during that time. Coach Anton regularly attends coaching clinics, local high school games, and reinforces aggressive defensive principles while developing multidimensional players. In 2020, Coach Anton led the boys to their sixth championship in eight years as they knocked off St. Mary Lake Forest.
  • Varsity Girls Basketball Coach: Tony Belmont

    Coach Belmont has experience coaching both boys and girls at many levels, including youth and junior varsity at Regina Dominican High School. Coach Belmont has over thirteen years of basketball coaching experience and earned a varsity championship in 2009-2010 while co-coaching the 8th grade OLPH girls team with Coach Durham.  Most recently (2019), he led the varsity girls team to their fifth consecutive championship as they toppled St. Francis Xavier Wilmette in the finals at Loyola Academy.
  • Varsity Boys Basketball Coach: Joe Daly

    Coach Daly has coached for several years at OLPH, and recently won the 8th Grade Boys Ignatius Division with Coach Aksamitowski in 2016. The following year, he teamed up with Coach Anton to lead the OLPH Blue team to the second best league record in the Loyola Division.  Coach Daly has since led the White team to back-to-back championships in the Ignatius Division in 2018 and 2019.
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