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Becoming a Cyclone

Moraine Valley Community College is a two-year institution dedicated to educating the whole person in a learning-centered environment and recognizing our responsibilities to one another, to our community and to the world we share. Moraine Valley Athletics supports the mission of the college while challenging its student-athletes to reach their physical, intellectual and social potential through participation in intercollegiate sports.

The Cyclones and their dedicated coaching staff and administrators support and seek top-level recruits to become positive contributing members of our community.

Many athletes receive scholarships or financial aid to compete and attend school.

Moraine Valley is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference (ISCC), the latter which includes other area community colleges (Morton College, Oakton Community College, Prairie State College, McHenry County College, Elgin Community College, College of Lake County, Waubonsee Community College). 

If you are interested in becoming a Cyclone, the information below will guide you through the process. We hope to see you on our campus soon! Go Cyclones!

Moraine Valley Information

Academic Programs
Athletics Office - Building H, Room H120

Financial Aid
Health Fitness & Recreation Center
Student Life
Virtual Campus Tour

NJCAA Guidelines

NJCAA Prospective Student-Athlete Guide

Moraine Valley Athletics is a member of

Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference


Facts and Figures

# of NJCAA All-Americans — 31 (and 9 honorable mentions)

# of Teams Competing at Nationals — 57

# of Region Championships — 40

# of Conference Championships — 84

(as of Fall 2023)


Notable Alumni

Richaun Holmes (2011-12) – NBA basketball player

Bobby Madritsch (1997-98) – former pitcher for the Seattle Mariners

Saul White Jr. (2004-06) – Harlem Globetrotter

Julia Ruzevich (2018-19)- signed in 2022 to play professional basketball for Eigner Angels Nördlingen in Germany

Ephraim Eaddy
(1996-98) – public information officer with the Civilian Office of Police Accountability in Chicago
Harvie Herrington (1990-92) – former NFL and Arena Football League player
Brian Loconsole (2010) – drafted by the Los Angeles Angels in 2013, and pitched in various professional leagues

Hanah Shehaiber
(1999-2001)  in June 2018, she became the first woman to serve as center referee for the IHSA in a boys' or girls' soccer state championship game. 


Coaches Information

Sport Head Coach Email Phone Number
Baseball Mike Kane (708) 974-5298
Men's Basketball Kyle Huppe (708) 974-5461
Men's Cross Country Dimitri Dimizas (708) 974-5465
Men's Golf Matthew Lovelace (630) 240-5850
Men's Soccer Chris Koloffon (773) 209-4600
Men's Tennis David Souza  (708) 974-5727
Softball Ari Bulthuis (773) 547-2019
Women's Basketball Delwyn Jones (708) 974-5557
Women's Cross Country Dimitri Dimizas (708) 974-5465
Women's Soccer Javier Roman  (708) 974-5727
Women's Tennis Matt Marusarz  (708) 929-2930
Women's Volleyball Lauren Lorenz (708) 974-5505