Coach Sikora will begin his fifth season as the Cobras Head Coach having compiled a record of 43-29-5 in his first four seasons. Sikora has coached numerous All-Midwest Athletic Conference and Region 24 selections, most recently Trevoer Kohlrus (Chatham Glenwood/Eastern Illinois University), Bruno Ferreira (Belo Horizonte/Univ. of West Florida) and Kenny Kranz (Champaign Centennial/Northern Illinois University), as well as two NSCAA All-Americans - 2006 Patrick Mabeya (Congo/Eastern Illinois University) and 2007 Eddie Sayon (Champaign Centennial/University of Illinois at Springfield) and one NJCAA All-American - 2008 Devon Munch (Pickering, ONT). In addition the 2008 squad were Midwest Athletic Conference Champions, Region 24 Runners-Up and finished the season ranked #13 in the NSCAA National Poll. Parkland aslo had 4 team members, Dustin Curtis (Chatham Glenwood), Cory Kallembach (Champaign Centennial), Bosko Kovacevic (Belgrade, Serbia) and Alex Ramsey (Rochester) selected as NJCAA Academic All-Americans.
The 2010 team will rely on a strong freshman class that stretches from Marion to Morton West (Jason Saucedo) Illinois. With a good mix of returning players and telented freshman, this should be an exciting season for the Cobras. This year's team is represented by eight local players from Champaign Central (Nathan Chisolm), Champaign Centennial (Victor Martinez and Kadeem Lewis), Urbana (Tim Parks, Richarde Kayede and Miguel Manero), Mahomet (Micheal Brooks) and Monticello (Austin Wilson) and has a heavy southern Illinois influence with players from Marion (Jared Olson), Edwardsville (Greg Flores and Adam Flugher), Highland (Andy Reutiman) and Belleville West (Eddie Hernandez). The team is not only represented throughout the state of Illinois, but also players from Serbia (Bosko Kovacevic), Brazil (Douglas Andrade) and Canada (Kwesi Williams and Khody Ellis).
Coach Sikora, who has USSF licenses, came to Parkland from Champaign Centennial High School where he had a record of 89-17-7 and led his Chargers Boys' teams (2001-2005) to five Big 12 titles, three regional titles, and two sectional titles. Coach Sikora also coached the Charger Girls' teams (2000-2004) achieving a record of 100-14-7, earning five Big 12 titles, five regional titles, four sectional titles and three Elite Eight finishes.
Sikora and his wife Nicole have two daughters, Isabel (7) and Chloe (2) and live in Urbana. Mark continues to teach at Centennial in addition to his coaching duties at PC.
Coach Sadilek will begin his first season as the Assistant Coach of the Parkland College Men’s Soccer Team. As a former two-year starter for the Cobras, Sadilek returns to the program with several years of experience as the Assistant Coach for Mark Sikora’s Centennial High School Boys and Girls teams (7 seasons combined between 2001-2005). He is excited to rekindle the magic that the coaching duo had at Centennial, which produced several Big 12 titles, an amazing win/loss record, and many players who have since succeeded in the college ranks. Prior to his time coaching at Centennial, Sadilek was the Head Coach for a Little Illini Soccer Club Boys team from 1999-2002.
Coach Sadilek was awarded the USSF “D” License, ASEP Coaching Principles Certificate, ASEP Youth Coaching Certificate, and ASEP Sport First Aid Certificate. He has also studied sports psychology and athletic training. Sadilek holds a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology from the University of Illinois, an Associate’s Degree in psychology from Parkland College, and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Development at the University of Illinois. His graduate studies have focused on instructional techniques, training and development, and performance evaluation.