Gooris - Assistant Coach/Pitching Coach
This is Coach
Gooris’ eigth year teaching and coaching at Libertyville
High School. Coach Gooris played his college baseball at
Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. At Creighton Gooris
was part of two regional teams in 1999 and 2000, and was
a two-time Honorable Mention All-Conference Player in the
Missouri Valley Conference during those years. Gooris left
Creighton in the schools top ten in several pitching categories
including: career wins, single season wins, career strikeouts,
single season strike outs, games started, and single season
winning percentage. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds
in the 8th round of the 2000 MLB draft but decided to return
to Creighton. After graduating Creighton with a degree in
marketing, Gooris was signed as a free agent by the San
Diego Padres and played one year in their minor league system
reaching the AA level. After his playing career, Gooris
went back to school at North Park University to earn his
teaching certificate. While at North Park Gooris was the
assistant coach for North Park’s baseball team. Coach Gooris
teaches physical education at LHS, and will be working with
the pitching staff.
Phone: 847/327-8073 (Voice Mail)
- Assistant Coach
Varsity Coach Tom Carlucci is entering his twelth year coaching
at LHS. Coach Carlucci played shortstop for four years at
Illinois State University before entering the business world.
Currently, Coach Carlucci owns a print distributorship in
Lincolnshire, IL – Integra Print and Data Services, Inc.
Coach Carlucci is actively involved in Little League and
Boys Travel baseball in Libertyville assisting in the development
of future LHS players. Coach Carlucci lives in Libertyville
with his wife Danette and three sons, Nick, Luke and Joey.