IBCA Hall of Fame

Dennis Zelasko

Name: Dennis Zelasko

Year Inducted: 2014

Category: Career Coaches

Schools / Organizations:
(Niles) Notre Dame High School
(Chicago) Gordon Technical High School
(Oak Park) Fenwick High School

Biography:  At the time of his induction, Dennis had been in coaching for 41 years, including a 19-year stint as the head coach at (Niles) Notre Dame.  Those teams won 271 games, including 6 IHSA Regional Championships, and reached the IHSA Class AA Elite Eight in 1997.  Dennis began his career as coach at St. Ignatius Elementary School from 1973-80 and has served as a freshman, sophomore and varsity assistant coach at (Chicago) Gordon Technical High School, and (Oak Park) Fenwick High School.