Falcons coach dies unexpectedly Sunday


Last updated 10/16/2019 at 11:56pm | View PDF

Coaches, players and families involved in Hinsdale Falcon Football are among those mourning the loss of Mark Koschik of Clarendon Hills.

Koschik, 47, the father of three, died Sunday at Hinsdale Central High School while coaching his son’s Varsity Gold team.

“The Falcons family and our community is deeply saddened by the loss of Mark,” said Jay Novatney, Hinsdale Falcons president. “He was an outstanding veteran Falcons football coach for his two boys.

“But more than that, he was a wonderful human being, a devoted husband and a loving father. Falcon Football and Cheer has always been about ‘family’ and we ask that the entire community come together, as we are, to support Mark’s family and honor and remember him.”

The Hinsdale Fire Department received a call for full arrest about 10 a.m. Sunday, a spokesman said. Six firefighter/paramedics arrived at the scene in a two ambulances and a fire engine. They took Koschik to the hospital shortly after they arrived.

Koschik was a senior portfolio manager at Exelon in Chicago.

His obituary appears on Page 12.

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