Coaching Staff

Interim Head Coach

Rob Prohaska
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Rob Prohaska ‘04 takes over as interim head coach for the 2017-18 season. He has served as an assistant coach to the program for the past two seasons. He brings a wealth of experience as he has been involved in volleyball as a player or coach for the past 23 years.  As a coach he has served at the high school and club level. He has coached at Second City and Adrenaline volleyball clubs and is currently part of the coaching staff as the head boys’ 18U coach for Division One Volleyball Club. He served as an assistant coach for the boys’ team at Marist High School for five seasons from 2008-12. During his time there the team earned four conference championships, three regional championships, two sectional championships, and IHSA state quarterfinal appearance and a state championship title.  

As an athlete Prohaska played for Trinity in the 2001 and 2003 seasons and ranks in the top seven in the records book in total kills and blocks.  Previous to Trinity he competed for two seasons at Moraine Valley Community College where he earned Most Valuable Player and Best Offensive Player honors.  In addition, Prohaska was a four-year student-athlete at Marist High School and received all-conference and all-state honorable mention recognition. He also played for Second City Volleyball Club for four years.

Rob graduated from Trinity in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in physical education. He earned his master’s degree in school counseling from Concordia University.  He is currently completing requirements to become a licensed professional counselor in the state of Illinois. He lives with his wife and three children in Palos Heights, Illinois.

Assistant Coach

Gerard Weik has been a part of the men’s volleyball coaching staff since its start in the 2015-16 season. In addition to assisting the men’s team, he is also an assistant coach for the women’s volleyball teams.  Weik has a wealth of coaching experience at the collegiate and club levels. For ten years he was involved with the women’s and men’s volleyball programs at Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois. During his time with the Flyers their men’s team claimed a conference championship and Final Four appearance in 2012 and their women’s team earned regular season champion titles for six years and were tournament champions three times.   

For the past ten years Weik has been involved as a coach and assistant director for Celtic Force Volleyball. He was also been a part of Chicago Volleyball Club for four years. In addition he served two years as the boys’ volleyball coach at Lockport High School.

Weik is the facility manager at Palos Courts. He and his wife Lindsay reside in Alsip, Illinois.