JCA Hilltopper Football Recruiting Questionnaire

“The Catholic High (JCA) football program, which stands for honesty, integrity, loyalty and genuine love for each other, I was so glad to be a part of it. The Victory Light is on for all the right reasons.”
– Hall of Fame Head Coach Gordie Gillespie

Joliet Catholic Academy is home to one of the most storied high school football programs in the state of Illinois and across the nation. The Hilltoppers have captured an IHSA-record 15 State Championships since playoff football began in Illinois in 1975. The program has produced 43 conference championships, 15 undefeated seasons, over 10 wins per year since 1997, six USA Today National Top 25 finishes, 19 IHSA State Finals appearances (another state record), 4 national All-American Game participants, six NFL players, and 72 Division-I recruits since 1997. The 2019 season also marked the 100th Anniversary of Joliet Catholic Football, which has produced 697 all-time victories, and the first high school football program in Illinois to reach 100 playoff victories.

Please contact JCA Director of Admissions Mr. Jared Voss ’92 with any questions at jvoss@jca-online.org or 815.741.0500, ext. 214

Hilltopper Football Recruiting Questionnaire/Combine Signup

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Current Hilltoppers playing collegiate football

Hilltopper Football IHSA State Championships

1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1981, 1987, 1990, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2018, 2021

IHSA State Runner-Up

1996, 2009, 2011


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