Career Coaches


Jim Russo

Year Inducted: 2015

Category: Career Coaches

Schools / Organizations: (Wilmette) Regina Dominican High School
(Wilmette) Loyola Academy
(Chicago) Resurection High School
(Chicago) Holy Cross High School

(Chicago) St. Thecla GS

Biography: Jim has coached elementary and high school girls basketball for 31 years. His 12 years as head coach at Regina Dominican High School were highlighted by a third-place finish in the state tournament.  Currently an assistant coach at Loyola Academy, Jim previously had assistant coaching tenures at Resurrection HS, St. Thecla  GS and Holy Cross HS. He also has nine years working as coordinating assistant for the IHSA TV Network state tournament broadcasts.