Athletics
Wayne L. King, Jr.
Director of Athletics
Phone: (815) 280-2210
Email: wking@jjc.edu

Emily Marino
Women's Athletic Coordinator
Phone: (815) 280-2777
Email: emarino@jjc.edu

Gregg Braun
Student-Athlete Retention Specialist
Associate Head Baseball Coach
Phone: (815) 280-2263
Email: gbraun@jjc.edu  

Kerri O'Shea
Student-Athlete Retention Specialist
Phone: (815) 280-2591
Email: koshea@jjc.edu  

Stephanie Kneip
Athletic Department Administrative Assistant
Sports Information Director
Phone: (815) 280-2431
Email: ssharp@jjc.edu

Coaching Staff 

Larry Graiber

Head Women's Soccer Coach

The 2014 season will be Larry Graiber's first season as head coach of the JJC women's soccer team.

Larry attended Bolingbrook High School where he was a student of the game under Coach Mike Matkovich. Coach Matkovich is currently the assistant coach of the professional MLS team, Chicago Fire. After high school Larry attended Devry University and continued playing at various adult soccer leagues such as the Metro League playing semi-professional soccer.

Larry continued to be involved in soccer past his playing career by coaching his both of his sons. He became a staff coach and board member at Plainfield Soccer Association (PSA) which is now Chicago Fire Juniors West. He then assisted the founding of a new boys' soccer organization called Plainfield Freedom SC now called Chicago Magic West where he was also a staff coach and board member. After many years of coaching under other's direction, Larry created his own soccer organization, the Thunder 3v3 Academy. The Thunder 3v3 Academy has helped develop player's soccer skills by using 3v3, a small-sided game. This has proved to be very successful by placing many of his youth players on USSDA and ECNL club teams.

Over the years, Larry has earned his USSF E license and currently is a member of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). He will continue his coaching education with both the USSF and NSCAA.

He received his Bachelors of Science degree in electrical engineering technology (BSEET) from Devry University as well as a Master's in business administration (MBA) and a Master's in project management (MPM).

Larry resides in Plainfield with this wife Jessica and their two sons, Jacob and Justin. 

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Phone: (815) 729-9020