New Head Coaches 2021-2022

Leslie Darlin – Head Girls Golf Coach

  • Hometown – Needville, TX
  • High School –  Crown Point High School
  • College – Indiana University
  • Teacher – Morton High School – Ethnic Studies
  • I have a wife and 2 daughters.
  • Coached Wrestling at Gavit and Pierce Middle Schools

Hobbies include woodworking, historical research, landscaping, birdwatching, and aviation enthusiast

LEDarlin@hammond.k12.in.us

 

Christopher Jagadich – Head Boys Soccer Coach

  • Hometown – Schererville
  • High School – Munster High School
  • College – Loyola University Chicago – English (BA);  Calumet College of St. Joseph – Education (MA)
  • Teacher – Morton High School – English
  • Marisa (Wife), Josephine & Jacob
  • Head Boys Soccer Coach – 15 seasons at Morton
  • 6 GLAC Conference Championships
  • 2018 Sectional Champion

Hobbies – Enjoy playing Men’s League soccer with former MHS players.

CGJagadich@hammond.k12.in.us

Rachel Lee – Head Volleyball Coach

  • Hometown – Beecher
  • High School – Beecher High School
  • College – Northern Michigan University –Bachelors Degree and currently at Aurora University in Masters program
  • Teacher – Morton High School – Algebra 1 
  • HS played volleyball, basketball, and softball.
  • College volleyball Northern Michigan University 

I love the outdoors and finding new places to explore. Reading and painting are other activities that I love to do to help me relax. I am a huge sports fan! Go Blackhawks and Bears!!

RELee@hammond.k12.in.us

Mac Mishler – Head Football Coach

  • Hometown – Chesaning, MI
  • High School – Chesaning Union High School
  • College – Ferris State University – BA
  • Teacher – Highland High School – Social Studies Teacher
  • Fiance – Sherri Terrell, Son – Collin

Playing & Coaching Experience 

  • Chesaning Union High School 
  • Ferris State University 
  • Big Rapids High School, MI (Offensive Coordinator)
  • Wisconsin Dells High School, WI (Defensive Coordinator)
  • Madison Mustangs, WI (Semi Pro) (Defensive Coordinator)
  • Allegan High School, MI (Head Coach)
  • Highland High School, IN (Offensive Coordinator)
  • Hammond Morton High School, IN (Offensive Coordinator and Head Coach)

I am a massive college football fan, and have attended games at 31 different major college football stadiums.

coachmmishler@gmail.com

 

Mary Reid-Kujawa – Head Girls Soccer Coach

  • Hometown – Belfast, Northern Ireland 
  • College – St. Joseph’s College BA Education  MA Educational Leadership
  • Teacher – Morton High School – P.E. Teacher 
  • Robert Kujawa (Spouse), Kieran Kujawa (9yr old son)
  • Outstanding Educator (Hammond ’19)
  • 1996 – 2000 St. Joseph’s College Rensselaer IN 
  • 3 All American 
  • 3 Time All Region Honors
  • 4 Time All GLVC Honors
  • St. Joseph’s College Hall of Fame (2006)
  • St. Joseph’s College Wall of Fame (Team induction)
  • GLVC Hall of Fame 2009 (first women’s soccer player inducted)
  • SJC Career Record Holder for Goals & Assists
  • SJC Single Season Record Holder (Freshmen Year)
  • Coached at Hammond Gavit for 9yrs

Born and raised in Ireland and moved to the U.S.A in ’96 to play soccer. I still love to play soccer!

MEKujawa@hammond.k12.in.us

 

Christopher Tokarski – Head Cross Country Coach

  • Hometown – Merrillville, Indiana
  • High School – Merrillville High School
  • College – Indiana University Northwest BS Secondary Education
  • Morton High School – Social Studies teacher
  • Lake Station Edison Track and Field (Assistant Coach – 2 years)
  • Lake Station Edison Boys & Girls Cross Country (Assistant Coach – 2 years)
  • Lake Station Edison Boys & Girls Cross Country (Head Coach – 2 years)
  • Lake Station Edison Girls Tennis (Assistant Coach – 2 years)
  • Lake Station Edison Boys Basketball (Statistics and Scout – 6 years)
  • Hammond Gavit Track and Field (Assistant Coach – 3 years)
  • Hammond Gavit Boys & Girls Cross Country (Head Coach – 2 years)
  • Boys Cross County 6 Regional Qualifiers
  • Girls Cross Country 6 Regional Qualifiers
  • Girls Cross Country 2 Semi State Qualifiers

I like the outdoors in any season: snowboarding, running, hiking, camping, woodworking, carpentry, landscaping, and I’m currently trying to reach the highest point in elevation in all 50 states.

CDTokarski@hammond.k12.in.us