Career Coaches


Jim Prunty

Year Inducted: 2010

Category: Career Coaches

Schools / Organizations: (Chicago) St. Ignatius High School
(Chicago) St. Rita High School
(Elmhurst) York High School
The University of Chicago

Biography: Jim’s 32-year coaching career has included a 278-206 record as a varsity head coach and a 59-12 mark as a lower level coach.  He was 17-11 in his final season as the head coach at (Elmhurst) York High School in 2000, the Dukes’ best record since 1978.  Jim’s teams at (Chicago) St. Rita High School won a Catholic League title and finished 2nd four times.  HIs St. Rita teams produced the first back-to-back 20-win seasons.  Jim’s final career stop was as the athletic director at (Chicago) St. Ignatius High School while serving as an assistant coach at the University of Chicago.