BARRINGTON HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL BOOSTER CLUB

Freshmen Coaches

Hagop Soulakian - Freshmen A Head Coach

Hagop Soulakian was a 2-year varsity player and captain of his Elgin High School baseball team under the tutelage of retired coach, Dave Cooklin, between 1989-90. He then went on to North Central College where he was named an all conference outfielder and an honorable mention all Midwest region selection playing for the late Tom Purcell and current Northern Illinois University head coach, Ed Mathey, between 1991-95.

Hagop begins his sixth year on the Barrington High School coaching staff after 16 years of working at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. He continues his dream of combining his passions of education and baseball that began at York High School in 2012 as an assistant on the sophomore level.

After receiving his Masters degree, Hagop began teaching Social Studies at BHS, which has flourished into his true passion -- Entrepreneurship.  A certified Master in Business Incubation, his classes inspire the future business scions.  He hopes to continue the long-standing tradition of outstanding teachers, coaches and being part of a model baseball program at Barrington High School. Hagop and his wife, Arpik, have two daughters, Aleen and Sophia, and reside in Hoffman Estates.





Daniel Carnduff – Freshmen B Head Coach

This is Coach Carduff's  third year in the Barrington School District.  He spent 8 years coaching baseball and teaching physics at West Aurora High School.  Dan lettered in two sports while at Glenbard North High School, baseball and football.

He received a bachelor’s degree in physics from Elmhurst College, and a master’s degree in education from National Louis University.  Dan works in the BHS Science Dept. teaching physics.  He has an amazing wife and daughter at home.


Sam Raia – Freshmen Assistant Coach 

Coach Raia is a proud graduate of BHS, class of 1987.  He received his bachelors degree from Northeastern Illinois and a masters from St. Xavier.  This is Sam's 17th year at BHS, instructing in the PE dept at BHS.  In his years at BHS he has coached football, basketball, baseball and started the girls bowling program.  Coach Raia recalls "the last year I coached baseball was 2004, but I am happy to be back with this historic program.  I grew up in Barrington and currently live here also."  In his free time he enjoys staying active, playing golf and spending time with his kids, Connor and Kaylee.