Welcome! My name is Mark Daniels, Glenbrook South High School head varsity girls’ soccer coach. I would like to thank you for the opportunity to have your daughter participate in our Girls Soccer program. I look forward to working with you and your daughter as we prepare for the upcoming girls soccer season. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or concerns.
Introduction of GBS girls’ soccer coaches:
Mark Daniels - Head Varsity Girls Soccer
Phone: Cell # 847-338-6746 * Illinois Youth Soccer Association (IYSA) "E" Certificate
* NSCAA Special Topics Coaching Diploma
* 2010 Illinois High School Soccer Coaches Assoc (IHSSCA) Assistant Coach of the Year. Coach Daniels is the head girls’ soccer coach. He is also currently an assistant soccer coach for the boys’ program. He has coached a variety of levels throughout his 30+ year career at Glenbrook South. Daniels was born in France and raised in Congo, Africa as a missionary kid where he learned to play the game at an early age. He played four years of collegiate varsity soccer at Trinity International University earning one NCCAA national championship during that time. Mr. Daniels retired 2 years ago as a Physical Education teacher at Attea Middle School.
Reggie Lara - Assistant Varsity Girls Coach
Phone: School # 847-486-4645 Coach Lara is continuing on in the girls’ program as the varsity assistant. He is currently the head boy’s varsity soccer coach. Coach Lara has been a part of the GBS boys’ and girls’ soccer program for several years now, serving as the sophomore coach, assistant varsity and goalkeeper coach for both programs. Before joining the soccer program, he was acoach in the girls? volleyball program as a freshman coach (2014) and sophomore coach (2015). In his previous coaching stints, Coach Lara coached and taught at Notre Dame HS in Niles, IL. He served as the varsity head coach for two years and the freshman coach for two years.
Sara Meyer - Volunteer Varsity Assistant Coach
Email: Coach Meyer is a 2001 GBS graduate who spent 4 years as a varsity girls soccer player, earning all - sectional honors. She also played two years of varsity basketball. After graduating from GBS, she continued her career for one year at Eastern Illinois before transferring to Wheaton College. She lead the team as a co-captain to a National championship her senior year.Meyer began her coaching career at Wheaton Academy for two years while student teaching and teaching English. She continued coaching as an assistant coach at Wartburg College in Iowa from 2007-2010 until being named head coach for the 2010 season. From 2011 - 2018, Coach Meyer was the head coach at Carthage College in Kenosha, WI. While there she coached 15 All-CCIW recipients and three NSCAA/United Soccer Coaches All-Central Region performers. For the past two years Coach Meyer has focused her time raising her children. She currently resides in Prospect Heights with her husband and kids.
Jorge Zamora - Assistant Coach - JV team Email:
Phone: School # 847-486-4625 Coach Zamora is in his third year of coaching soccer in the girls' program. Coach Zamora has been coaching on the boys' soccer side for the last 5 years, both as the Freshman A and JV coach. He has also coached track and field for several years and volleyball in years past. Zamora played collegiate soccer at a community college, anchoring the central defensive position (sweeper). He is in his 20th year of teaching at Glenbrook South, he loves to work out while staying in shape. He enjoys all things soccer related, and there isn't a weekend when a soccer match isn't on TV at his house. He looks to continue a tradition of success and growth with the girls' soccer program.
Alex Remeniuk - Assistant Coach - Freshman A team
Phone: School # 847-963-7400
Coach Remeniuk is in his first year coaching for the Glenbrook South girls soccer program. Remeniuk attended GBS from 2012-2016 where he was a member of the boys’ varsity soccer program and was awarded most valuable player of the 2015 season. His playing career spanned many local clubs, starting at the Glenview Titans, Sockers FC Chicago, and was a member of the Chicago Fire Academy. During his time at the Chicago Fire he has competed nationally in tournaments in D.C., Orlando, Vegas, and made his way to the US Youth Soccer Midwest Regional Championships. After graduating from GBS Remeniuk continued to pursue his education at Oakton Community College and later earned his Bachelor's Degree in Art Education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Along with coaching, Remeniuk continues to play in the Major division of the Illinois Metropolitan Soccer League while teaching art at the junior high level in District 15 in Palatine, IL.
Brooke Stempeck - Assistant Coach - JV2 team Email:
Phone: School # 847-486-6769 Coach Stempeck joins us as the Junior Varsity 2 coach and teaches Special Education here at Glenbrook South High School. Stempeck grew up in Grayslake where she played varsity soccer for four years. Coach Stempeck went to the University of Missouri, earning her master’s degree in Special Education. She spent the last several years living in London, England, during which time she played as much football (soccer) as possible.
Glenbroook South Titan Girls Soccer Program Philosophy
Created by Jim Wolter, former Glenbrook South High School Boys/Girls Varsity Coach
COMMITMENT –You are a member of the Glenbrook South Titan soccer program.Family comes first. Academic work comes second. Soccer comes third. We expect you to abide by these priorities. Players should do all they can to plan family activities outside of the soccer practice and game times. Also, players must be passing at least five (5) major subjects in order to remain eligible. Athletes must budget their time well to meet the demands of academics and athletics...plan ahead! Be on time!
PRIDE -You are a member of the Glenbrook South Titan soccer program. We expect you to represent the school in a manner which demonstrates pride and positive action at all times, on and off the field, home or away. You will be working hard to improve and excel on the playing field...let all your actions show that your efforts are worth it and that you are proud to represent Glenbrook South High School and its soccer program.
RESPONSIBILITY -You are a member of the Glenbrook South Titan soccer program. We expect you to take responsibility in all areas, in season and out of season. All players must abide by the schools Code of Conduct by-laws, (in the Student Handbook) which include: no tobacco or vaping use, no alcohol consumption or use of non-prescriptive drugs. All these substances will greatly detract from an athlete's ability to perform….in addition to facing suspension from school and the team.
HEALTH -You are a member of the Glenbrook South Titan soccer program. Athletes expend a great deal of energy and must realize that eating and sleeping habits will greatly affect performance on the field. Players are asked not to have any "junk food" prior to games. Eat fruit or a sandwich at this time if you are hungry. Get plenty of sleep throughout the season, as this will greatly enhance an athlete's performance.
SPORTSMANSHIP -You are a member of the Glenbrook South Titan soccer program.Players are expected to exhibit good sportsmanship at all times and in all situations. The officials call is the final call, complaining and worrying about it will adversely affect you and the team.