Yorkville's Jory and Tom Regnier, teachers at the high school and also coaches – Jory, head softball coach and Tom the football team's defensive coordinator – are also parents of two. They're role models for striking the balance between raising a family and teaching and coaching.
Kayla Linden is in her 12th school year at Parkview Christian in Yorkville, where she's coached basketball, volleyball and softball and taught math, anatomy, physiology, P.E. and health. 'I love the variety. Every day is a new day.'
"Coach (Eric) Miller was that teacher/coach who made me understand that you didn’t have to be a great student to succeed but that you needed to work hard and give your best effort in everything that you do," said Yorkville Police Chief Jim Jensen.