Tom Kleinschmidt Endowed Scholarship Fund

DePaul Prep was pleased to honor the first recipient of the Tom Kleinschmidt Endowed Scholarship, Marie Favela '23, at the DePaul Prep vs St. Ignatius game on February 21, 2020.

Help us in supporting the
Tom Kleinschmidt Endowed Scholarship Fund

Tom Kleinschmidt distinguished himself as a student athlete for the Gordon Tech Rams and the DePaul University Blue Demons. Today, he continues to exemplify excellence as Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach and Director of Admissions for DePaul College Prep. The Tom Kleinschmidt Endowed Scholarship will be awarded to students who exhibit Tom’s spirit, passion and commitment to DePaul College Prep.

Tom Kleinschmidt works tirelessly everyday to make DePaul College Prep an outstanding Catholic high school. Join us in honoring Tom by making a contribution today and help continue to support the legacy for many years to come.

For more information on donating to the Tom Kleinschmidt Endowed Scholarship Fund, contact:

Ms. Teresa Battaglia
Stewardship & Donor Relations Manager
(773) 423-5112

Tom Kleinschmidt’s Accomplishments

Gordon Tech Rams 1987-1991

  • Leading scorer
  • Selected to All State
  • Led the Rams to the finals of the Illinois State Basketball Tournament (1990)
  • Two time recipient of the Anthony Lawless Award
  • McDonald's All American (1991)

DePaul University Blue Demons

  • Three time, first team All Great Midwest Conference
  • First Blue Demon to be Conference Player of the Year
  • First Blue Demon to amass over 1,000 points, 500 rebounds, 300 assists, 100 steals, 100 three pointers

DePaul College Prep

  • Director of Admissions
  • Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach
  • Anthony Lawless Coach of the Year Award 2017
  • Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Coach of the Year Award 2017
  • Named to list of 100 Illinois High School Basketball Association’s players of all time by the Chicago Tribune 2017