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Longtime Redhawk Jeff Plackett Named as Naperville Central's New Athletic Director

We are excited to announce that as of July 1, 2024, Jeff Plackett will become the new Athletic Director at Naperville Central High School. Jeff has been a dedicated member of the Redhawk community since 2002, starting as a teacher in the Communication Arts department before becoming a school counselor and ultimately taking on his current role as Department Chair for school counseling. Over his 22 seasons as head coach of the Women's Water Polo team, Jeff has shown exceptional commitment to athletic and personal development. He has also contributed significantly to our Athletic Department as the football game announcer, leader of the Athletic Hall of Fame process, and a key player in developing the Redhawk ELITE leadership program.

Please join us in congratulating Jeff as he assumes his new role with Naperville Central. With his extensive experience and passion for athletics, we are confident Jeff will continue to promote the resilience, respect, integrity, and growth we have come to expect from our Redhawk athletes every day.

Congratulations, Jeff!