Career Coaches


Bill Wandro

Year Inducted: 2012

Category: Career Coaches

Schools / Organizations: Hoffman Estates High School
(Palatine) Fremd High School
Leland High School

Biography: Bill’s teams achieved a 334-225 record through 2011 as he spent 20 seasons as the Boys’ Varsity Coach at Hoffman Estates High School.  Among his career highlights were IHSA Elite Eight appearances in 1996 and 2004.  During those same seasons, the Hawks were the Mid-Suburban League Champions.  During his 2 decades at the helm, Hoffman Estates won 8 IHSA Regional titles with that 2004 squad finishing 30-3.  Before arriving at Hoffman Estates, Bill was a successful assistant coach at Ottumwa, IA, Leland High School and (Palatine) Fremd High School.  As an assistant coach, Bill helped those programs to 8 IHSA Regional titles and 3 IHSA Sectional championships.