Bill Hawley is originally from Rock Island, IL where he attended Alleman Catholic High School and competed in Track and Cross-Country.  Bill made it to State 3 out of the 4 years in Cross-Country with his last year making All State honors.  Bill competed at State 3 years in track.  He competed at State in different events including 800, 1600, 4 x 800 and 3200 meter run.  Bill Hawley’s 4 x 800 relay team won state in 1994 and they were inducted into the Alleman High School Hall of Fame in 2014.  Bill is still on the top 25 list for Best Cross Country runners at Alleman High School. 

Coach Hawley is the owner of Premier Logistics LLC which he and his wife started September 4th, 2012.  It successfully continues to grow today.  Bill is married to Jenny Hawley for 22 years.  They both have 4 children: Kayla and Emily currently in college and both ran for NDA Cross Country. Conner and Bryce are in high school at NDA and both run Cross-Country and Track.  All of the Hawley kids are involved with many sporting activities throughout the year.  The Hawley family enjoys camping, attending their kids sporting events, road races, volunteering, biking, pheasant hunting, walks with the family dog and quick weekend trips.

This will be Coach Hawley’s sixth year coaching at Notre Dame Academy.  Bill wants to continue to build upon a great cross-country program here at Notre Dame Academy. “This sport is great for anyone at any level of running even if it is your first time.  We have a great group of coaches all willing to help each of these kids. I want our student athletes to take what they learn from our Cross-Country program onto college and the rest of their life.”

Updated: Aug 2, 2021