Coaching Staff

jerry-kellyJerry Kelly – Head Coach 2007 -present

High School: Oak Lawn Richards

  • 1976 Illinois All-State (3rd Place)
  • 2X Illinois State Champion 1977, 1978
  • 1978 First Team High School All-American Dream Team
  • 1976 USA Senior Greco-Roman National Champion
  • 1st ever 4x Junior National Greco All-American
  • 1978 Junior National Freestyle Champion

College:  Oklahoma State University

  • 2X NCAA All-American
  • 1980 NCAA Runner-Up
  • 1980 Gorriaran award winner
  • 1981 NCAA All-American (3rd Place)
  • Team Captain
  • IWCOA Hall of Fame (1998)

Coaching:

  • 1983-87:   Assistant Coach Iowa State University
  • 1990-99:  Assistant Coach Monticello High School
  • 1999-2003:  Head Coach Monticello High School
  • 2003-2007:  Head Coach MacMurray College
  • 2007-present: Head Coach ISI School of Wrestling

stringerTim Stringer – ISI Head Assistant Coach 2008- present

High School: DeLasalle High School

  • 3x State Qualifier
  • 2x State Placer Winner – 1992 4th place 130 lbs.
  • 1x State Champion – 1993 IHSA State Champ 140 lbs.

College: University of Michigan, Lassen Junior College, Eastern Illinois University

  • University of Michigan 1993-1994
  • Lassen College 1994-1995 *
  • Number ONE ranked Junior College wrestler in the Country
  • Eastern Illinois University 1995 – 1997
  • 2x Division I National Qualifier
  • Ranked in the TOP 15 and TOP 10 in the Country in Division 1

BodiJobyJoby Bodi – ISI Assistant Coach 2012-present

High School: Richmond-Burton High School                                                                                         

  • High School Record of 115-23
  • Two Time Big Northern Conference Champion
  • 4 year varsity letter winner
  • 2 time Northwest Herald All-Area Selection

College: North Central College

  • 3 Year starter
  • 2 time CCIW Conference Champ
  • 2 time Academic All-American
  • 2 time CCIW Academic All-Conference
  • 75 Collegiate victories

Coaching

  • Assistant Coach at Neuqua Valley High School