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The Stevenson Sports Booster Club is a volunteer organization that encourages general community involvement in and support of athletics and athletic-related events at Adlai E. Stevenson High School. Your membership will not only benefit the SHS athletic program, but all student activities. Over the years, the Sports Boosters have made donations well in excess of $1 million and continually provide improvements for the school. (See a list of recent improvements below.)

Join Sports Boosters

Sports Booster memberships are $75 for a family of four and guarantee free admission to all regular season home athletic events (excluding the December cheer/pom invitational at SHS). Memberships can be purchased at the Sports Boosters booth at parent open house nights, as well as at home football and basketball games. Boosters also sell spirit wear items at their booth in the Wood Commons during Open House. All proceeds are donated back to Stevenson Athletics.

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Sports Boosters Bylaws

Equipment Request Form for Coaches

Executive Board

2019-20 Executive Board

Co-Presidents: Aki Youkhanna (Clothing) and Bekah Goldstein (Membership)
Vice Presidents in charge of Marketing: Lisa Spewak, Mike Factor
Vice President in charge of Social Media: Mary Fitzgerald
Vice Presidents in charge of Volunteers: Corrie Delevitt, Traci Kogan
Vice Presidents in charge of Team Representatives: Robert Holmes, Lisa Spewak
Vice President in charge of Hall of Fame: Missy Stevens
Secretary: Steve Simon
Treasurer: Athletic Director Trish Betthauser

Meeting Dates

2019-20 Meeting Dates
All meetings begin at 5:30 p.m. in Room 1204 (West Staff Dining Room)

Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019
Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019 new date
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 (Executive Board members only)
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Volunteer Opportunities

If you’re interested in volunteering for Sports Boosters, let us know at sportsboosters@d125.org.

Sports Boosters Committees

The Sports Boosters is proud to announce many exciting opportunities for parents to get involved in assisting the Athletic Department at Stevenson High School.

Team Representative – The Team Representative is an individual appointed by the head coach to represent the sport at Sports Booster meetings.

Membership Committee – Committee members will be asked to represent Sports Boosters and answer questions about membership at various events. 

Clothing Committee – Committee members will be asked to assist in the sale of Spirit Wear for athletic events. Sports Boosters currently sells at all home football games, but additional events may be added to the schedule.

Sports Boosters Donations

2019-20 Donations

SHS Sports Boosters approved the following donations to athletic programs:

  • $100 girls cross country for training/recovery equipment
  • $1,000 baseball for pitching machine
  • $776 fencing for two scoring machines
  • $2,500 athletic training for a portable training table
  • $3,000 all athletic programs for Hudl software subscriptions

Boosters review equipment requests on a bi-annual basis; deadlines are in August and January of each year.

Sports Boosters also is funding the Stevenson Athletics Hall of Fame Garden, which will be located near the southwest corner of the Stadium.

The membership goal for the 2019-20 school year is 800 members and as of Sept. 13, there were 652 family memberships. Families can still purchase a membership online through the Online Superstore

In addition to these donations, the Boosters annually provide funding for ImPACT testing and scouting software for all sports. Teams and individuals that advance to the state finals also benefit from a meal provided by the Boosters.

Funds are raised through membership and spirit apparel sales. 

Team Representatives

The Team Representative is an individual appointed by the head coach to represent the sport at Sports Booster meetings. 

Tasks that the Team Representative may be responsible for assisting with:

  • Selling clothing at Sports Boosters events: Open Houses (fall); Flash Sales (winter and spring);  Consortium Art Festival, Co-Curricular Fair, and more. Actively engage with parents, students and faculty in a positive atmosphere.

  • Collaborating with the head coach of the sport as requests for equipment, outside of the Athletic Department budget, become necessary.  

  • Communicating with the parents of the sport regarding Sports Boosters events and volunteer opportunities.

  • Convey the importance and mission of philanthropy to the parents both actively engaged in sports, as well as all who are a part of the SHS community.

  • Updating the group on the sport represented in person or written correspondence.  

  • Continue with monthly meetings as frequently as possible to help weigh in on decisions regarding purchases made to support athletics by the Sports Boosters.

When budget request are submitted by head coach, be willing to attend the Booster Club meeting to discuss the need for the purchase.

If you are interested in volunteering as a Team Representative, please email Trish Betthauser at tbetthauser@d125.org.

Current Team Representatives

Allied Bowling - Laura Smith, Josh Standiford
Allied Soccer - Kim Martin, Laura Smith
Boys Baseball - TBD
Boys Basketball - Traci Ambrose
Boys Bowling – TBD
Boys Cross Country - TBD
Boys and Girls Fencing - Mary Fitzgerald, Nina Strezewski
Boys Football - Aki Youkhanna, Bekah Goldstein
Boys Golf - TBD
Boys Gymnastics - TBD
Boys Ice Hockey - TBD
Boys Lacrosse - Holly Bates
Boys Soccer - Jennifer Brickman
Boys Swimming and Diving - Noelle Moore, Alissa Morrow
Boys Tennis - Sueanne Kim
Boys Track and Field - TBD
Boys Volleyball - Kristin Keevins
Boys Water Polo - Kate Pedigo, Anne Wangard
Boys Wrestling - Steven Simon
Girls Badminton - Hongyi Du, Jankari Ram
Girls Basketball - Lauren Hill
Girls Bowling - TBD
Girls Cross Country - Jeff Goldenson
Girls Field Hockey - TBD
Girls Golf - Ramanpreet Johar
Girls Gymnastics - Karyn Gitler
Girls Ice Hockey - Kimberley Bedard-Sharun
Girls Lacrosse - Karen Spieler, Geri Sorenson
Girls Soccer - Robin Mahdavian
Girls Softball – TBD
Girls Swimming and Diving - Missy Stevens
Girls Tennis - TBD
Girls Track and Field - Tracey Roberts
Girls Volleyball - Kristin Keevins
Girls Water Polo - TBD
Patriettes - Leah Buan
Cheerleading - Anna Ghazvini, Marianne Avrutin