Head Coach: Todd Evans

Conference: South Suburban

Returning Varsity Athletes: Patrycja Dobryk (Sr.) Marina Ilic (Jr.) Sofia Ibarra (Sr.) Athena Litsogiannis (So.) Natalia Zeitz (So.) Nicolette Zeitz (So.)

Exciting Newcomers to Varsity: Erika Reynoso (So.) Karla Padilla (So.)

2024 Expectations:  “This Varsity line-up brings a solid balance of senior leadership and an eager handful of underclassman that could really make a name for themselves and Argo Badminton.”


Head Coach: Kitty Dupee

Conference: South West Suburban Conference (Blue Division)

2023 Highlights: 3rd Place Finish SWSC Conference (Blue Division)

Returning Varsity Athletes: Emily Calderon (SR), Hazel Calderon (JR), Yesenia Dekayie (JR), Viviana Garcia (SR), Ana Ortiz (SR), Kate Pajel (JR), Maitri Patel (SR), Ella Skultinas (JR), Isabella Yap (SR).

Exciting Newcomers to Varsity: Issa Andora (JR), Bella Mills (JR)

2024 Expectations:  “We expect an exciting, strong season with veteran players leading the way. We are looking forward to showcasing our talent, enjoying ourselves, and making progress. We are aiming to qualify Maitri Patel and Isabella Yap again this year in doubles and would be ecstatic to have additional qualifiers.”

Buffalo Grove

Head Coach: Chris VanGrondelle

Conference: MSL

2023 Highlights: We are returning a State qualifier in Singles, Mia Whippo. She is a junior.

Returning Varsity Athletes: Mia Whippo, Onyx Romanski, Anna Velasco, Sofia Watschke

Exciting Newcomers to Varsity: Nastia Huida, Sofia Kozyreva, Emily Wrona: All are sophomores.

2024 Expectations:  “In 31 years of coaching badminton, this will be our least experienced group of my career. Our sophomores are all athletic. Hopefully they will begin to understand the ideas of how to be successful on the badminton court.”


Head Coach: Brittany Mendoza

Conference: Mid-Suburban League

2023 Highlights: Placed First in Sectionals, entire sectional team went to State

Returning Varsity Athletes: Catherine Lodico: 12; Katie Yu: 12,; Parul Saxena: 11; Nandini Indraganti: 10; Talia Ramirez: 11; Srikriti Mutyala: 11

Downers Grove South

Head Coach: Hayley Pendergast

Conference: West Suburban Conference

2023 Highlights: Elle Vander Laan – State Qualifier (All State)

Returning Varsity Athletes: Anayanancy Bandera (Senior), Audrey Curulewski (Senior), Maleni Hurtado (Senior), Elizabeth Strand (Senior), Natalia Szwajnos (Senior), Jen Celeste (Senior)

Exciting Newcomers: Samantha Stapleton (Sophomore)

Elk Grove

Head Coach: Lindsey Rapinchuk

Conference: MSL

2023 Highlights: Faith Reyes – State Qualifier

Returning Varsity Athletes: Seniors: Nicole Nowak, Dakota Lorang, Carolina Para, Nina Mendez


Head Coach: Karilyn Joyce

Conference: Central Suburban League (South)

2023 Highlights: Qualified a doubles teams for state- they were top 32. Placed 3rd as a team at Conference.

Returning Varsity Athletes: Bella Martinez (Junior), Livia Suszko (Senior), Axia Anderson (Junior), Arnie Gopez (Junior)

Exciting Newcomer to Varsity: Delcy Garfield (Junior)


Head Coach: Doug Ross

Conference: DuKane Conference

2023 Highlights: DuKane Conference Champions, Geneva Sectional Team Champions, Qualified all 4 positions to state. Returning state qualifiers (Riley Smith, Taylor Smith, Emma Lehman)

Returning Varsity Athletes: Riley Smith (Senior), Taylor Smith (Senior), Emma Lehman (Senior), Alexa Szumny (Junior), Abbey Westerhoff (Junior), Bailey Hollis (Senior)

Exciting Newcomer to Varsity: Paige Flanigan (Sophomore), Adeline Conroy (Junior), Angelina Kraynak (Sophomore), Morgan Lavelle (Senior), Josephine Pruss (Junior), Carolyn Mikrut (Junior)

2024 Expectations:  “Geneva is looking to rebuild a bit after losing half of the state team from last year. We are hoping to place in the top 3 of conference as well as qualify the returning players to state and maybe add more.”

Glenbard East

Head Coach: Scott Llorens

Conference: Upstate Eight

2023 Highlights: UEC Champions, Top 64 Doubles Team, Top 8 Doubles Team.

Returning Varsity Athletes: Alyssa Borbath (12), Ellie Brandt (12), Lindsey Elias (12), Claire Flanagan (12), Hannah Linley (12), Emily Puth (12), Caitlin Rossi (11)

Exciting Newcomers to Varsity: Gabija Jackonyte (10), Eishaal Bhimla (11), Kaitlyn Kelly (11), Ren Manning (11), Marisa Olas (11),

2024 Expectations:  “We have 4 sectional players returning, including a returning state qualifier, and our doubles team that took Top 8 in the state last year. It’s a very exciting, senior-loaded varsity team with a chance to do big things. The most exciting thing, however, is the committed group of freshmen we will get to teach the sport to.”

Glenbard South

Head Coach: Lisa Roy

Conference: Upstate Eight

2023 Highlights: Conference placement 2nd, State Singles Player Abby Crawford took Top 12 in state

Returning Varsity Athletes: Grace Shim 10, Natalie Buhle 11, Amelia Buhle 11, Shel Shee 12, Joy Shim 12

2024 Expectations:  “Bird is Life”

Glenbrook North

Head Coach: Tiffany Kim

Conference: CSL (central suburban league) South

2023 Highlights: Conference champs, sectional champs, all 6 qualified for state, 4th as a team down at state.

Returning Varsity Athletes: Seniors – Sydney Stachovic, Anna Choi, Jiya Sheth / Juniors – Vivian Zhao, Allison Endres, Sahithi Medikondla/ Sophomore – Juliette Zhou

Exciting Newcomer to Varsity: Freshman – Alison Fung

2024 Expectations:  “”

Glenbrook South

Head Coach: Kelli Nitahara

Conference: CSL

2023 Highlights: 2nd in CSL South

Returning Varsity Athletes: Saya Patel (senior), Keya Patel (senior), Kate Haravon (junior), Madhura Chavan (senior), Rayya Patel (junior), Sanju Purayil (sophomore)


Head Coach: Angela Ferrazza

Conference: MSL

2023 Highlights: Finished third in the MSL East, fifth in the MSL all conference tournament, and qualified one singles player for state: Nia Mosqueda

Returning Varsity Athletes: Emily Polson (Sr), Karina Gerstung (Sr), Nia Mosqueda (Jr), Teagan Rose (So), Anna Kudla (Sr), Ashyln Sony (Sr), Alina Varghese (Sr), Ria Thomas (Sr), Lily Alcauter (Sr), Julia Joseph (Sr)

Highland Park

Head Coach: Lydia Gonzalez

Conference: Central Suburban League

2023 Highlights: In our 5th year as program, the work and success of our #1 doubles of Cate Alter/Vivian Esgar and at #2 Anais Arellanes/Amina Smithenry-Myers.

Returning Varsity Athletes: Anais Arellanes-Sr, Adina Bard-Sr, Amina Smithenry-Myers-Sr, Izzy Tricoli-Sr, Alyssa Lockard-Soph and Emily Beall-Soph

Exciting Newcomers to Varsity: Hannah Lubell-Sr, Ismini Valsamas-Soph, Callie Wu-Fr

Hinsdale Central

Head Coach: Katie Maley

Conference: West Suburban Silver

2023 Highlights: 1st place in conference, 1st place in sectionals, 5th place in state. Maria Jiao/Rachelle Cameli won 6th place at the state tournament

Returning Varsity Athletes: Rachele Cameli (sr) Maria Jiao (sr) Tiffany Tu (jr) Hannah Fang (jr)

Exciting Newcomer to Varsity: Sara Han (freshman)

2024 Expectations:  “We are excited for the season. We are hoping to win conference and sectionals again. We would love to win medals for both our doubles teams this year at state!”

Hoffman Estates

Head Coach: Patrick Swanson

Conference: MSL (Mid-Suburban League)

2023 Highlights: We came in second place at the Stevenson sectional, which was arguably the toughest in the state (all four doubles teams that qualified won at least three games at state and produced the state doubles champions and team state champs). The team had their highest state meet ranking (18th) in school history. Alisa Hilaly qualified for state for the third time.

Returning Varsity Athletes: Alisa Hilaly (Sr.), Bhavya Muthu (Jr.), MIchelle Lin (Sr.), Julie-Anne Rogers (Sr.), Neha Kaduskar (Sr.), Nithya Mahesh (Sr.)

Exciting Newcomer to Varsity: Zoey Pak (So.), Miah Ugalde (So.), Nehal Venkatesh (Jr.), Rakshitha Sabesan (Sr.), Stuti Hegde (Jr.)

2024 Expectations:  “We would love to send Alisa Hilaly and Bhavya Muthu back to the state tournament in addition to qualifying other girls. We’ll also be trying to finish in the top half of a very tough MSL conference. Looking forward to getting better every day and competing at the highest level!”


Head Coach: Ray Lopez

Conference: Little Ten Conference

2023 Highlights: 3rd in Sectionals, Tied for 12th in State. Carissa Chen 5th in State-Singles

Returning Varsity Athletes: Carissa Chen (Jr), Rhea Shah (Jr), Shruthi Vasudevan (Jr)

Exciting Newcomer to Varsity: Dhivya Challa (So), Einsteinia Socrates (Sr), Samantha Narchetty (So)

2024 Expectations:  “Although, this is IMSA”s first full season of Badminton, we are definitely not lacking in experience or skill. With a returning 2 time all-state singles player and a SQ doubles team, we will be competitive in most meets, while the lower half of the lineup gains valuable experience.”


Head Coach: Danny Schaechter

Conference: North Suburban Conference

2023 Highlights: Team placed second in the NSC Conference and third at sectionals. Our #1 doubles team went to state.

Returning Varsity Athletes: Taya Breslow (12), Celia Cathlina (11), Kate Dirst (12), Lyn George (11), Cate Gordon (12), Nicole Mathew (11), Shreeya Mukhopadhyay (12), Aayushee Patil (11), Mia Plunkett (12), and Lillianne Ulrich (12)

Exciting Newcomer to Varsity: Nara Feng (9th grader)

2024 Expectations:  “Libertyville Wildcats are excited about the 2024 season. We have 8 seniors who will lead us to compete at a high level, work hard, have fun, and and create lasting memories.”

Lincoln Way East

Head Coach: Steven Evenhouse

Conference: SWSC Blue

2023 Highlights: 3rd place in conference

Returning Varsity Athletes: Seniors – Elise Briese, Divya Thumu, Elaiza Deanching, Janie Clifton, Elizabeth Hoppenrath, Jackie Cassidy, Trinity Labriola. Junior: Yui Nagashima

Exciting Newcomer to Varsity: Sae Nagashima (Freshman) is joining her older sister on varsity, Macie Phllips (Junior) who was all conference in JV last year for both singles and doubles

2024 Expectations:  “We expect to be competitive in our conference and at tournaments. Our hope is to qualify several players for the state tournament.”


Head Coach: Hannah Walus

Conference: SWSC- Blue Division

2023 Highlights: 1st place in conference, 4th place at sectionals, Victoria Dinh finished top 16 at state, junior doubles team Catherine Holdman and Ashleigh Andruch qualified for state

Returning Varsity Athletes: Catherine Holdman (SR), Ashleigh Andruch (SR), Brianna Sanford (SR), Katie Dykstra (SR), Lola Rodriguez (SR), Madison Ciaccia (SR), Jori Davidson (SR), Emily Hejl (SR), Valerie Martinez (SR)

Exciting Newcomer to Varsity: Angelina Dihn (FR), Macy Helis (JR), Katelyn Kleinmark (JR), Julia Kaczmarczyk (JR), Julia Osobka (JR), Allie McGrath (JR), Genevieve Lindeman (JR)

Maine South

Head Coach: Donna Schwan

Conference: Central Suburban League South

2023 Highlights: The Hawks placed second in our sectional with five members of the sectional team qualifying for state.

Returning Varsity Athletes: Anna Jeludeva (Sr), Jillian Rothenberger (Sr), and Anna Lind (Jr).

Exciting Newcomers to Varsity: We are excited about the potential in these new varsity athletes: Maddie Kron (Jr), Eliza Goldwasser (Jr), Marta Madaj (So), and Selma McDonough (So)

2024 Expectations:  “We are looking forward to competing against many talented players this season!”

Metea Valley

Head Coach: Nikki Liska

Conference: DVC

2023 Highlights: 2nd in conference, Sectional Championship, 10th place state finish

Returning Varsity Athletes: Riya Alwala (Sr), Sri Battula (Sr), Vamshika Bejawar (Sr), Devangi Kohli (So)

Exciting Newcomer to Varsity: We are excited to welcome five juniors and three sophomores to the varsity lineup.

2024 Expectations:  “MV badminton is excited about the 2024 season with the focus on playing and supporting each other as one team.”

Naperville Central

Head Coach: Tamara Burke

Conference: Dupage Valley

2023 Highlights: 3rd place in conference, 1st place in sectionals, 12th place at state, Hanna An/Jessica Pei-top 16 doubles

Returning Varsity Athletes: Megan Moreno-jr, Nicole Liang-sr, Hannah Chu-so

Exciting Newcomer to Varsity: Zoey Tian-singles-freshman

2024 Expectations:  “We are excited about the talent that we have returning from last year and the newcomers to varsity. Looking forward to a fun season with lots of growth! Best of luck to everyone this season!”

Neuqua Valley

Head Coach: Neuqua Valley

Conference: DuPage Valley Conference

2023 Highlights: 1st Place in DVC, Sectional Champions, State Runners-Up at IHSA Tournament, Individual placements included: State Runner-up Singles, Top 24 Singles, 4th Place Doubles Team, Top 16 Doubles Team.

Returning Varsity Athletes: Hannah George – Junior, Kanyanat Vajworarat – Junior, Yilin Liu – Senior, Amber Shi – Sophomore, Saniya Joseph – Senior, Kat Ye – Sophomore

Exciting Newcomer to Varsity: Luna Han – Freshman, Sristi Barnwal – Freshman

2024 Expectations:  “We have a nice blend of returning varsity players and some very talented freshman. We are looking forward to another strong season in 2024.”

Niles North

Head Coach: Terri Vander Jeugdt

Conference: CSL North

Returning Varsity Athletes: Lauren Klaus, Dasha Yu, Jillian Quillban, Louise Blades ( Niles North )

Exciting Newcomers to Varsity: Ashley So ( freshman)

2024 Expectations:  “We are junior heavy team and not a lot of experienced. I only have one senior that is graduating this year – 2024.”

Oak Forest

Head Coach: Mike Thompson

Conference: South Suburban Conference (SSC)

2023 Highlights: “3rd in conference, 2nd at sectionals, first team point at state in 10+ years, 3 seniors qualified for state- most qualifiers in 10+ years.”

Returning Varsity Athletes: Emilia Dobrzyn, Jr. Emily Plancarte, Sr. Emily Strama, Sr.

Returning Varsity Athletes: Emilia Dobrzyn, Jr. Emily Plancarte, Sr. Emily Strama, Sr.

2024 Expectations:  “We are looking forward to continue the growth of the program and are excited to embrace the challenges that will make ultimately make us better.”


Head Coach: Paul Wright

Conference: WSC

2023 Highlights: Lilliana Jasinka and Annika Gupta finished top half in state

Returning Varsity Athletes: Lilliana Jasinka (SR) and Annika Gupta (JR)

2024 Expectations:  “Working Hard Like Huskies and Living the Dream”

Oswego East

Head Coach: Craig Morris

Conference: South Prairie Conference

2023 Highlights: 2nd in Conference 2023

Returning Varsity Athletes: Srinidhi Siva (Senior), Vennela Vakati (Senior) Jensen Coonradt (Senior), Aishat Smith (Senior)

Exciting Newcomers to Varsity: Emi Rausa (Senior), Victoria Ortiz (Senior), Lauren Fox (Senior), Gabbie Salazar (Senior)


School: Reavis High School
Head Coach: Adam Zawada

Conference: South Suburban Conference

2023 Highlights: Finished 1st in the South Suburban Conference., 2 State Qualifiers

Exciting Newcomer to Varsity: We welcome 5 Juniors, the field is open in hopes of creating high level competition daily.

2024 Expectations:  “We are looking to build and improve daily from our results of the past. Each day we want to get better.”

Rolling Meadows

Head Coach: Karen Kunde

Conference: MSL

2023 Highlights: 

Jaslyn Philip – sophomore and Haasini Vidapalapati – junior qualified for state last year, and have continued to train throughout the off-season.

Returning Varsity Athletes: Monica Kupiec – Sr., Gabriela Sadelski – Sr., Asha Thomas – Sr, Haasini Vidapalapati – Jr., Jaslyn Philip – So

2024 Expectations:  “I’m a first year head coach, after being the JV coach at RM the past 23 years, I expect to continue working hard and helping my girls to compete to the best of their ability and show good sportsmanship along the way.”


Head Coach: Chaz Kuhn

Conference: SPC

2023 Highlights: Conference champions, 2nd place Neuqua sectional, top 24 placer at state tourney.

Returning Varsity Athletes: Claire An (11th)


Head Coach: Kimberly Huelsman

Conference: SWSC Blue Conference

2023 Highlights: 2nd place in Conference, 2nd place in Sectionals, State Qualifications


Head Coach: Grant Johnson

Conference: North Suburban

2023 Highlights: 1st in North Suburban Conference, Sectional Champions, 1st Place IHSA State tournament, Anvi Harish & Katherine Li won the Doubles State Championship

Returning Varsity Athletes: Riddhi Malella – 12, Ruhi Sachar – 12, Anvi Harish – 11, Laasya Aduri – 11, Veronica Ornatsky – 10, Nivi Nair – 10, Katie Moy – 10, Michelle Zhang – 10

2024 Expectations:  “The Stevenson Patriots are excited for the upcoming season with younger players looking to work their way into the lineup. We expect a strong season and look forward to the challenges that lie ahead.”

Vernon Hills

Head Coach: Radhika Joshi

Conference: CSL North

2023 Highlights: Conference 1st place, Sectional 1st place, State top 8

Returning Varsity Athletes: Neha Kulkarni Junior, Cali Bennett Junior, Arushi Panada Sophmore

Exciting Newcomers to Varsity: Lasya Kancharla sophmore & Diya Rajan Sophmore


Head Coach: Brett Heimstead

Conference: North Suburban Conference

2023 Highlights: It was a big learning year for our team.

Returning Varsity Athletes: Reyna Hill (12), Madi Venisnik (11), Nora Lacey (12), Tiff Le (12)

Exciting Newcomers to Varsity: Cheyenne Martin (12), Sarah Oh (11)

2024 Expectations:  “We are hoping to be competitive in the NSC and challenge at sectionals for a spot down at state.”

Waubonsie Valley

Head Coach: Bill Carson

Conference: DVC (Dupage Valley Conference)

2023 Highlights: Finished 2nd at sectionals with 3 girls qualifying for state

Returning Varsity Athletes: Tisha Dubey -Soph Norah George- Senior Manju Balaji- Senior Maya Masuta-Senior Harshita Baskaran- Soph Simran Choudary- Senior Yogitha Narala- Junior

Exciting Newcomers to Varsity: Alexis Ahlert – Senior. Anna Buchenauer -Senior. Chrissy Manikyarao – Senior. Maira Haq- Junior. Nitya Reddy- Senior. Diya Nair- Freshman

2024 Expectations:  “We are looking forward to an exciting and competitive year! Best of luck to everybody!”

West Chicago

Head Coach: Emily Brown

Conference: Upstate 8

2023 Highlights: Second in conference, qualifying 3 players for the state meet

Returning Varsity Athletes: Yohana Mora (Sr.), Alessandra Angeles (Sr.), Ayelin Vellikara (Sr.),

Exciting Newcomers to Varsity: Makenzie Leszczewicz (Sr.), Valeria Ballines (So.), Arely Angeles (So.)

2024 Expectations:  “We are expecting to be competitive in our conference and at tournaments. We are excited about a growing number of younger players and hope to make an appearance again at the state tournament!”

Wheaton North

Head Coach: Colleen Wiegman

Conference: DuKane

2023 Highlights: Ashlyn Kafer (Sr) State Qualifier in singles, Bridget Hagen (Sr) Alternate State Qualifier for doubles

Returning Varsity Athletes: Bridget Hagen Sr.-3rd year Varsity; Ashlyn Kafer Sr., Ellie Postma Jr., Ana Larsen Sr., Katie Ables-Lyons

Exciting Newcomers to Varsity: Lucie Hirsch Jr., Sanaa Wagle Soph.


Head Coach: Eastman Tiu

Conference: WSC Gold

2023 Highlights: Lily Caron, Singles State Qualifier
Adreana Vege and Abby Schnittker, Doubles State Qualifier

Returning Varsity Athletes: Lily Caron (Sr), Jasmine Langston (Sr), Viviana Farjardo (Sr), Abby Schnittker (Jr)

Exciting Newcomers to Varsity: Hannah Daly (Jr), Maisie Thompson (Jr)

2024 Expectations:  “We have some good experience at the top of the line-up and are also excited about a young, but competetive influx of new players on the varsity squad.”


Head Coach: Gena Fite

Conference: West Suburban

2023 Highlights: 2023 finished with a 14-2 record in duel meets. Tied first place conference meet with Hinsdale Central, 1st place sectionals, 7th place State team finish, medaled for 3rd place doubles at state.

Returning Varsity Athletes: Seniors Delaney Butterly, Cate Fennell, Ella Glosner, Caroline Fischer, Clare Hewitt, Diya Parikh, Lindsey White, Courtney Yang. Junior Mia Koenigsberger, and sophomore Emily White.

Exciting Newcomers to Varsity: Junior Madeline Mauck and Adrianna Kolenda

2024 Expectations:  “With a veteran varsity team of 8 seniors, York should be able to use the 4 years of experience and training to edge out tough competition.”