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Winter Tryout Information

Rockford, Fox Valley & Freeport Regions

Northern Illinois & Southern Wisconsin

Rockford Region
2nd-8th Grade Boys & Girls
Season Starts November 1
Season Ends February 28

2nd, 3rd & 4th Grade Boys - Sunday, October 4, 3:15-4:45 PM
5th Grade Boys - Sunday, October 4, 4:15-5:45 PM
6th Grade Boys - Sunday, October 11, 4:15-5:45 PM
7th Grade Boys - Sunday, October 4, 4:15-5:45 PM
8th Grade Boys - Sunday, October 4, 7:30-9:00 PM
3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th Grade Girls - Sunday, October 11, 1:45-3:15 PM
7th Grade Girls - Sunday, October 11, 3:00-4:30 PM
8th Grade Girls - Sunday, October 11, 4:15-5:45 PM
Harlem High School, 9229 N. Alpine Rd., Machesney Park, 61115
If Unable to Attend Scheduled Tryout - Call for an Early Tryout

Fox Valley Region
3rd-8th Grade Boys & Girls
Tryouts Held Monday, November 2 & Wednesday, November 4
Season Ends February 28
Randall Oaks Recreation Center, West Dundee
Details Posted Soon

Freeport Region
8th Grade Boys Only

Tryouts Held Saturday, November 7
Season Ends February 28
Details Posted Soon

Call Chuck (815) 509-1339 OR Email

HIGH SCHOOL TRYOUTS START SOON - Use the Links Below to Pre-Register For Tryouts

High School Girls Coaches

Coach Cecil Youngblood - Coach Cecil Youngblood, an All-American Point Guard & All Conference football player, graduated from Augustana College, where he played both sports and was later inducted into the Augustana Hall of Fame in 2012 for basketball and football.   After playing in the NFL with the Kansas City Chiefs for a short time, Cecil returned to Augustana as an assistant basketball coach.  Cecil left Augustana for Beloit College, after their team placed second in the 1992 NCAA DIII National Championships.  Cecil became head Men’s basketball coach at Beloit College (1997-2007) and later head Coach of Women’s Semi-Pro Blue Chip League National Champions team during the 2011-12 season.  Cecil is currently Associate Dean of Students at Beloit College.

Coach Darryl Watkins - Coach Darryl Watkins, a graduate of Auburn High School, is now in his fourth season as Assistant Women’s Coach for the Golden Eagles. He is a Rock Valley College graduate and played for the men's basketball team 2008-2009.   Darryl graduated from Rockford University, where he finished his basketball college career and is pursuing his Master's degree. He is currently playing for the Rockford Riverdawgs of the IBA (Independent Basketball Association)