- Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Judson University  -Played basketball collegiately at Judson  - Master’s Degree in Sport Management and Administration from Northern Illinois University.  -Taught in the Indian Prairie 204 School District from 2000-2013  -Helped facilitate camps and clinics for the Detroit Pistons 2004-2007  -Milwaukee Bucks Director of Camps and Clinics 2008-2012  -Co-founder of Hustle Camp  -He and his wife Liz have two boys, Christian and Brady, and live in Yorkville. The family attends Resurrection Church of the Fox Valley.

- Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Judson University

-Played basketball collegiately at Judson

- Master’s Degree in Sport Management and Administration from Northern Illinois University.

-Taught in the Indian Prairie 204 School District from 2000-2013

-Helped facilitate camps and clinics for the Detroit Pistons 2004-2007

-Milwaukee Bucks Director of Camps and Clinics 2008-2012

-Co-founder of Hustle Camp

-He and his wife Liz have two boys, Christian and Brady, and live in Yorkville. The family attends Resurrection Church of the Fox Valley.

Mr. Aaron Sovern

Administrator & Athletic Director

 Margaret serves as the administrative assistant and school secretary. She also serves as a grant writer. Prior to joining the YCHS staff in October of 2017, Margaret has served in many positions across numerous professions including managing physicians' offices, the director of operations at St. Paul of Aurora, school and governance board member at Cross Lutheran Church and School, and congregation chairperson for 3 years at Cross Lutheran Church.  She, along with her husband Steve, have owned and managed Millbrook Insurance Agency, INC for the past 16 years. Margaret and Steve have been married for 27 years and have two children.

Margaret serves as the administrative assistant and school secretary. She also serves as a grant writer. Prior to joining the YCHS staff in October of 2017, Margaret has served in many positions across numerous professions including managing physicians' offices, the director of operations at St. Paul of Aurora, school and governance board member at Cross Lutheran Church and School, and congregation chairperson for 3 years at Cross Lutheran Church.

She, along with her husband Steve, have owned and managed Millbrook Insurance Agency, INC for the past 16 years. Margaret and Steve have been married for 27 years and have two children.

Mrs. Margaret Riehle-Moeller

Administrative Assistant

 Over the past decade, Michelle and her husband John have built an organic fertilizer spreading company that serves farmers and local municipalities across Northern Illinois. Over time, with their farming heritage, the operation has grown to 80 employees and serves communities, landowners and local farmers across Northern Illinois. As a result of their agri-business success, love for Christ, and dedication to equip a generation who can impact the world, John and Michelle have answered the call to be on the founding team of Yorkville Christian High School. The couple has donated farmland for the school’s 32 acre campus. They are also active in 4-H & Illinois Junior Rodeo, host numerous tours and free community events, including National Progressive Ag Safety Day and an annual backyard bible school camp for children at their home farm in Sheridan, IL.

Over the past decade, Michelle and her husband John have built an organic fertilizer spreading company that serves farmers and local municipalities across Northern Illinois. Over time, with their farming heritage, the operation has grown to 80 employees and serves communities, landowners and local farmers across Northern Illinois. As a result of their agri-business success, love for Christ, and dedication to equip a generation who can impact the world, John and Michelle have answered the call to be on the founding team of Yorkville Christian High School. The couple has donated farmland for the school’s 32 acre campus. They are also active in 4-H & Illinois Junior Rodeo, host numerous tours and free community events, including National Progressive Ag Safety Day and an annual backyard bible school camp for children at their home farm in Sheridan, IL.

Mrs. Michelle Stewart 

Missions and Ag Science

 - BA in Media Studies from Aurora University and his  -Master's in Business Communication from Jones International University.  -Mr. Vester has 10 years of collegiate teaching experience. He began at YCHS in 2015.  -20 years of broadcast media and audio visual communication experience.  -He has coached youth sports for 17 years and also performed, recorded, and toured as a professional musician.

- BA in Media Studies from Aurora University and his

-Master's in Business Communication from Jones International University.

-Mr. Vester has 10 years of collegiate teaching experience. He began at YCHS in 2015.

-20 years of broadcast media and audio visual communication experience.

-He has coached youth sports for 17 years and also performed, recorded, and toured as a professional musician.

Mr. Mike Vester

Communications and Music

 
 - Graduated from Calvin College in 2000  - Graduated in 2003 from Pepperdine University School of Law  -Mr. Altenbernt resides in Oswego, Illinois with his wife Lindsey and their three children, Aubrey, Carter, and Maryn. They attend Bethel Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Wheaton, Illinois, where he teaches Sunday School to third and fourth grade students.

- Graduated from Calvin College in 2000

- Graduated in 2003 from Pepperdine University School of Law

-Mr. Altenbernt resides in Oswego, Illinois with his wife Lindsey and their three children, Aubrey, Carter, and Maryn. They attend Bethel Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Wheaton, Illinois, where he teaches Sunday School to third and fourth grade students.

Mr. Marc Altenbernt

Criminal Justice, History, & Professional Development

 -Mr. Shore joins the staff of YCHS with a heart for bringing biblical knowledge and wisdom to the minds of young students. Bryan oversees family life ministries at both Resurrection Church of the Fox Valley and Impact Church. He graduated from Aurora University, where he played football and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree. Bryan lives in Bolingbrook with his wife, Ebony, and their two children, Judah & Eliana.

-Mr. Shore joins the staff of YCHS with a heart for bringing biblical knowledge and wisdom to the minds of young students. Bryan oversees family life ministries at both Resurrection Church of the Fox Valley and Impact Church. He graduated from Aurora University, where he played football and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree. Bryan lives in Bolingbrook with his wife, Ebony, and their two children, Judah & Eliana.

Mr. Bryan Shore

Biblical Studies

 -BA from the University of Illinois at Springfield  -Mr. Fisher has a passion for empowering students to discover and use their musical gifts to advance the kingdom of God. He is the Director of Worship at Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church in Yorkville and has been in full-time music ministry since 2009. He teaches music lessons privately, as well as at the YMCA in Plano, IL. Nathan lives in Yorkville with his wife, Jessi, and their three children, Elijah, Caleb, and Ephraim.

-BA from the University of Illinois at Springfield

-Mr. Fisher has a passion for empowering students to discover and use their musical gifts to advance the kingdom of God. He is the Director of Worship at Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church in Yorkville and has been in full-time music ministry since 2009. He teaches music lessons privately, as well as at the YMCA in Plano, IL. Nathan lives in Yorkville with his wife, Jessi, and their three children, Elijah, Caleb, and Ephraim.

Mr. Nathan Fisher

Guitar & Piano

 - Concordia University - Seward  - Palmer College of Chiropractic, Doctor of Chiropractic  - Certified athletic trainer and chiropractic physician.  -Dr. Schutt erves as the school's strength and conditioning coach. As YCHS grows and adds additional athletic programs, he will consult with each respective staff on how to better enable the athletes to reach their maximum potential. He will organize the workouts for the school's athletes and run performance classes to equip each with the skill needed to perform at a high level.  -Dr. Schutt and his wife, Lori, have four boys (CJ, Jacob, Colton, and Jaden), attend Cross Lutheran Church, and reside in Yorkville.

- Concordia University - Seward

- Palmer College of Chiropractic, Doctor of Chiropractic

- Certified athletic trainer and chiropractic physician.

-Dr. Schutt erves as the school's strength and conditioning coach. As YCHS grows and adds additional athletic programs, he will consult with each respective staff on how to better enable the athletes to reach their maximum potential. He will organize the workouts for the school's athletes and run performance classes to equip each with the skill needed to perform at a high level.

-Dr. Schutt and his wife, Lori, have four boys (CJ, Jacob, Colton, and Jaden), attend Cross Lutheran Church, and reside in Yorkville.

Dr. Jeff Schutt

Athletic Development

 
 -Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Human Sciences from Northern Illinois University.  - Mrs. Medina is a native from the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico and understands the challenges that come with learning a second language. Agna uses her own experiences in learning English at the age of nine to introduce her culture and native language to her Spanish class students.  - Experience in community health and nutrition as it applies to women, infants, and children. Her background in this field plays an important role in her health education class as she informs her students on the importance of their physical, mental, emotional and social well-being.  She resides in Yorkville with her husband Tony and their children. The Medina family attends Ginger Creek Community Church in Aurora.

-Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Human Sciences from Northern Illinois University.

- Mrs. Medina is a native from the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico and understands the challenges that come with learning a second language. Agna uses her own experiences in learning English at the age of nine to introduce her culture and native language to her Spanish class students.

- Experience in community health and nutrition as it applies to women, infants, and children. Her background in this field plays an important role in her health education class as she informs her students on the importance of their physical, mental, emotional and social well-being.

She resides in Yorkville with her husband Tony and their children. The Medina family attends Ginger Creek Community Church in Aurora.

Mrs. Agna Medina

Spanish

 
 -Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics/Secondary Education from Aurora University  -has a passion for teaching mathematics to high school students.  -20+ years of high school math teaching experience, including private and public schools  -operates her own private tutoring business  -resides in Bristol and has 5 children  -attends Calvary Church in Naperville

-Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics/Secondary Education from Aurora University

-has a passion for teaching mathematics to high school students.

-20+ years of high school math teaching experience, including private and public schools

-operates her own private tutoring business

-resides in Bristol and has 5 children

-attends Calvary Church in Naperville

Mrs. Jenny Tickel

Mathematics

 - Graduated in 1983 from Pillsbury Baptist Bible College with Bible and Teaching degrees.  - 30 years in Christian Education as an elementary teacher and administrator in various Christian schools. She has been on staff at YCHS since 2014.  -Mrs. Marrero and her husband, Phil, have three children and reside in Plainfield. They attend Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington.

- Graduated in 1983 from Pillsbury Baptist Bible College with Bible and Teaching degrees.

- 30 years in Christian Education as an elementary teacher and administrator in various Christian schools. She has been on staff at YCHS since 2014.

-Mrs. Marrero and her husband, Phil, have three children and reside in Plainfield. They attend Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington.

Mrs. Sharron Marrero

English & Literature

 
 -B.A. Aurora University  -M.A. Liberty University  - Five years on active duty with the Navy.  -Mr. Ashmore is a former Air Traffic Controller and Naval Reservist. He has been on staff at YCHS since 2015.  Married to his wife Yolanda and have 4 children and 11 grandchildren.

-B.A. Aurora University

-M.A. Liberty University

- Five years on active duty with the Navy.

-Mr. Ashmore is a former Air Traffic Controller and Naval Reservist. He has been on staff at YCHS since 2015.

Married to his wife Yolanda and have 4 children and 11 grandchildren.

Mr. Earl Ashmore

Mathematics

 
 - Bachelor's Degree in Biology & Chemistry from University of St Francis  -Played basketball collegiately at St. Francis, where she was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame  -Coordinated a $2.5 million Nuclear facility de-inventory Project for Argonne National Laboratory from 2010 to 2013  -Worked in various roles as a chemist, overseeing research and development of many compounds and also invention of a fragrance diffuser.  -Laney and her husband have four children and live in Seneca. The family attends St Patrick's Catholic Church.

- Bachelor's Degree in Biology & Chemistry from University of St Francis

-Played basketball collegiately at St. Francis, where she was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame

-Coordinated a $2.5 million Nuclear facility de-inventory Project for Argonne National Laboratory from 2010 to 2013

-Worked in various roles as a chemist, overseeing research and development of many compounds and also invention of a fragrance diffuser.

-Laney and her husband have four children and live in Seneca. The family attends St Patrick's Catholic Church.

Mrs. Laney Callahan

Science