Jeff Price

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Jeffrey Price began coaching at Cahokia Wirth Middle School in 1998, leading that program for four years culminating in a 2nd place at the IESA State Finals in Class AA in 2001. The very next year, he led Barrington Prairie to its first State Finals appearance, where the team took 3rd place. In 2004, Price took over the Barrington Station program, which had had 4 straight appearances in the IESA State Finals between 1997 and 2000, under Floyd Rogers, who retired in 2001. While his first seven years at Station saw tons of overall success, a State Finals appearance eluded his teams until 2011, when they took 3rd place. In 2013, Price's Station team won its first IESA Class AA State Championship just five days after knocking off two-time defending MSNCT champion Kealing to win the first NAQT national title for any Illinois school. Over the next three years, scheduling conflicts between the MSNCT and IESA State prevented Station from attending the former. During this stretch, Station earned 3rd place finishes in 2015 and 2016 at the IESA Class AA state finals. In 2017, Barrington Station claimed their second IESA Class AA State Championship, setting a new Class AA mark for most appearances (9) and matches played (33) at the State Finals.

Price also coaches the Barrington High School team, and in 2021 he became the second person after Caitlin Samuel of Hunter to coach both an MSNCT and HSNCT Champion.