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Tom Billeter

Head basketball coach

Augustana University

KarenLee Poter

Dating coach, Internet talk show host

‘The KarenLee Poter Show’

Ann Quinn

CEO, Quintessential Edge of Australia

Peak performance specialist

Dave Briglio

Leadership trainer

Athletic Legacy Gameplan

Paul Walmsley

Financial advisor

Merrill Lynch

Jenna Smith

3-time all-Big Ten forward

2,160 career points

Stephen Hoh

Illini tennis, 2011-14

Now coaching in Australia

Sam McLaurin

Coaching in China

U.S. Basketball Academy

Laura Bush

1990 Dike Eddleman Award

2 Final Fours at UI

Kayani Turner

Assistant volleyball coach

Towson University

Marcus Liberty

’87 Illinois Mr. Basketball

Now coaching in Florida

Tarita Preston

‘Chief coach’

The Curated Coach

Nancy Brookhart Cherin

2 volleyball Final Fours

’87 Big Ten Co-POY

Lou Henson

Winningest basketball coach

423-224, 11 NCAA bids

Mark Johnson

Winningest wrestling coach

Ex-Champaign Co. YMCA CEO

Jason Anderson

2000 Big Ten pitcher of year

Eastern Illinois head coach

Yoshi Hayasaki

USA Gymnastics HOF

Won ’89 NCAA title

Jimmy Collins

Beloved basketball coach, Lou Henson's top recruiter


Dee Brown

All-American guard

UIC assistant coach

Mike Small

Illini golf coach

13-time Big Ten Coach of the Year

Mary Eggers Tendler

Illini Athletics HOF

Volleyball coach, Elon

Billy Gillispie

Ex-Bill Self assistant

Former Kentucky head coach

John Holecek

No. 5 in tackles at UI

IHSA title-winning coach

Lou Tepper

3 bowls as head coach

25-31-2 record, 1991-96