Gerry Novak is an eight-year veteran of the Bulls/Sox Academy coaching staff.
Novak attended Romeoville High School where he earned All-Area and All-Conference selection during his senior year. Gerry continued his baseball career for the Joliet Junior Wolves where he batted .371 with 20 stolen bases, and was selected to the All-Conference and All-Region teams as a sophomore in 2004. Novak went on to play for the North Central Cardinals from 2005-2006, was named the Cardinals Outfield Coach in 2007, and Varsity Outfield and Hitting Coach at Plainfield East from 2010-2012.
Having played many positions, Gerry has an all-around feel for the game. He is qualified to teach the finer points of just about any aspect of baseball. Novak is currently the Manager of Baseball Operations at the Bulls/Sox Academy, and is looking forward to passing down his baseball knowledge to all the future All-Stars in the area.