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Volleyball - Boys

IHSA Regional Champions
2002, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2017

Chicago Catholic League Champions
2017, 2018

Chicago Catholic League Sportsmanship Award


The boys volleyball program at Saint Ignatius competes in the Chicago Catholic League. Our program aims to mold student-athletes into exceptional volleyball players. We teach the game of volleyball while building core values: teamwork, integrity, discipline and friendship. Our players are expected to give their personal best at all times while working to achieve competitive greatness through hard work. Our season begins the second week in March and finishes with IHSA state playoffs in late May or early June.

Coaching Staff

  • Erik Eastman — Varsity Head Coach
  • Todd Strobel — Varsity Assistant Coach
  • James Dwyer — Varsity Assistant Coach
  • Kathryn Burchfield — JV Head Coach
  • Samantha Carter — JV Assistant Coach

The Team

Saint Ignatius boys volleyball team is a Class 4A program that competes in the Chicago Catholic League. CCL rivals Br. Rice, Providence, St. Rita, Loyola and Mt. Carmel make it one of the strongest conferences in the state.

Academic Achievement

IHSA Team Academic Award 
(Awarded to teams with a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.00 or higher)

2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award
(Awarded to teams with a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.30 or higher)

2017 (Top-Five)