Phil Applebee

High School Athletic Director/Assistant Principal

Applebee Phil



Meet Phil

Years in Education

24 years

Years at MFHS

22 years


  • BA History, Eastern Illinois University ‘98
  • MS Educational Administration, Eastern Illinois University ‘04

Personal Background

  • Married to Jill Buttz Applebee 22 years, Three sons- Twins Jack and Michael 19, and Greyson 16
  • Taught Social Studies two years at Thomas Jefferson Middle School- Decatur
  • Taught Social Studies two years at Maroa-Forsyth Junior High School
  • Taught Social Studies 16 years at Maroa-Forsyth High School
  • Sixth year as MFHS Athletic Director
  • Assistant Coach on 2006 IHSA State 3rd Place Boys Basketball Team
  • Assistant Coach on 2007 IHSA State Champion Boys Basketball Team
  • 11 Years Head Coach Girls Softball- 6X Conference Champions 7X IHSA Regional Champions
  • I love all things Star Wars.
Never tell me the odds.

Han Solo