John Harasen
John Harasen Image
Position: Assistant Coach
Years Coached: 14th Season

Harasen returns as an assistant to the Cougar baseball staff.  He will serve primarily as the team's hitting coach.  The former Saint Xavier University player (1974-75) brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to the Cougar baseball program.

Harasen spent nine years as the head baseball coach at Shepard High School and successfully sent a number of players on to compete at the collegiate level.  He also spent a year as assistant baseball coach at Chicago State University (Ill.).

The Crestwood, Ill., native has had coaching stints at a number of different area high schools, including Evergreen Park, Lyons Township, Bogan and Quigley South.  He graduated from Saint Xavier University in 1976 and received his degree in elementary education.

Roster for 2012 Baseball Team
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.Wt.HometownPrevious School
1Dan WetzelFRIF/PR/R6-0150Tinley Park, Ill.Providence Catholic
2Tom SimekSR2BR/R5-7160New Lenox, Ill.St. Laurence
6Austin LehmannSRP/SSR/R6-0180Shorewood, Ill.Minooka
7Lucas FritschJRPR/R6-2200Orland Park, Ill.Sandburg
8Andy KovarikFR3B/PR/R6-3205Crystal Lake, Ill.Prairie Ridge
9Adam KoglinSRIFR/R5-11185Henderson, Nev.UNLV/Silverado
10David GunstFRIFR/R5-11170New Palestine, Ind.New Palestine
11Mike PokersJR3BR/R6-2190Lansing, Ill.Andrean
14Tyler PeperFRCFR/L5-10150New Palestine, Ind.New Palestine
18Marcos SotoFRCR/R5-8190Chicago, Ill.Lincoln-Way East
19Brad MyjakSOOFL/R6-1210Tinley Park, Ill.Mount Carmel
20Chris KleinSOOF/PR/R6-1200Huntley, Ill.Huntley
21Jim PipoloSRCR/R6-2225Orland Park, Ill.Sandburg
22Thomas KeatingSO1BR/R6-3215Chicago, Ill.Joliet JC/St. Laurence
24Dan MatonSOPR/R6-3185Plainfield, Ill.Plainfield North
25Bryan VillanovaFRCL/R5-11215Chicago, Ill.St. Laurence
27Michael GaffiganSRPL/L6-4185Orland Park, Ill.Western Carolina/Triton CC/Sandburg
30Mike KlettJRPL/L6-4215Plainfield, Ill.Western Michigan/Plainfield North
31Mike StirlingJRPR/R6-1185Thornton, Ill.Mount Carmel
33Tony O'SheaJRC/OFL/R5-10170Valparaiso, Ind.Mount Carmel
44Scott VachonSOP/DHR/R6-6240Plainfield, Ill.Plainfield North
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