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    Mr. Marcus Mann
    Head Varsity Coach
    Coach Mann is entering his fourth year as the Varsity Head Coach for the Lady Iron. Coach Mann was a graduate of Normal Community in 2002 where he played basketball and football for the Ironmen. He then went on to earn his degree in Physical Education from McKendree University in Lebanon, IL, where he also played football for the Bearcats. Coach Mann assisted the girls varsity team during the second half of the 2011-2012 season. Coach Mann also served as an assistant for the freshman boys basketball team from 2007-2009. Coach Mann has spent time coaching football at NCHS and also serves as the Girls Track and Field coach. Last year as he lead the Lady Iron to a 13-15 record overall and a 11-5 record in the Big 12 Conference. With several improvements Coach Mann was able to lead the Lady Iron to a record of 19-10 while clinching the Big 12 championship. He will look to help the Lady Iron improve on these marks in the 2016-2017 season.


    Chase Pavelonis
    Assistant Varsity Coach
    Mr. Christopher Belt
    Head JV Coach 

    Coach Belt is entering his second year as a Lady Iron Varsity Assistant Coach.  Coach Belt is a Unit 5 product and graduated from Normal Community in 2002.  As a student, he played Varsity basketball as a sophomore.  Following high school, Coach Belt attended and graduated from Illinois State University as an English Major with a Psychology Minor.  He is a 5th year English teacher (second at NCHS) and is entering his 5th year as a basketball coach.  He has coached one year of boys basketball at NCHS for the 2008-2009 season, followed by two years of coaching at Champaign Central High School.  Last year, upon his return to Normal, Coach Belt embarked on his first year as a girls’ coach.  Returning to the program, Coach Belt is excited about the coming season and has high hopes for what the girls will be able to accomplish this year.

    Mr. Darrelynn Dunn
    Head Freshmen Coach 
    Coach Dunn is entering his 3rd season as a Lady Iron Assistant Basketball Coach . Coach Dunn is a Bloomington-Normal product where he attended Bloomington High School while playing Basketball and Football there all four years . He went on to play football at Illinois State University where he earned his degree in Sociology. Coach Dunn also serve as Freshmen Head Coach where in the last two years hold a record of 40-1. Entering the third season he will look for improvement and developing the lower level team.