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High School Girls Coaching Staff


Coach Cecil Youngblood

Coach Cecil Youngblood, selected as an NCAA All-American Point Guard, graduated from Augustana College & 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, Cecil returned to Augustana as an assistant basketball coach. Cecil left Augustana for Beloit College, after Augustana placed second in the 1992 NCAA National Championships. Cecil became head Men's basketball coach at Beloit College (1997-2007) & later head Coach of Women's Semi-Pro Blue Chip League National Champions.

Cecil has assisted with training in the Wildcats Program for ten years. He has coached both high school boys & girls teams in the program over the past five years, with the last three years coaching girls teams. 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 fifth season as Assistant Women’s Coach for the Golden Eagles, including during the 2012-13 AND 2014-15 NJCAA National Champions seasons, with an additional NJCAA National Championship appearance, 2013-14.

Darryl is a Rock Valley College graduate & played for the men's basketball team 2008-2009. He graduated from Rockford University, where he finished his basketball college career & is pursuing his Master's degree. He also plays for the Rockford Riverdawgs of the IBA (Independent Basketball Association).

Darryl is in his third year coaching high school girls in the Wildcats Program & oversees much of the programs training. He is currently completing his Masters in Sports Administration through Chadron State College.  


Coach Chuck Lynde

Coach Chuck Lynde, founder of the Wildcats Basketball Program in the fall of 2002, has coached dozens of teams in the program over the past fourteen years.  He has coached teams on both the boys & girls side of the program in over 5000 games.  

Most of the players Chuck has coached for multiple seasons have gone on to play substantial varsity minutes early in their high school career & eventually, college basketball.

Dedicated to player development, Chuck believes in teaching principles of the game to his players, rather than offensive sets.  He's a true believer in players learning how to properly play man-to-man defense, how to play hard & how to leave everything on the court. Chuck respects his players & in turn gains their trust.  His players learn to perform at their highest level.   

HS Girls National Summer Schedule

Class of 2019 Teams
April 7-8 Midwest Qualifier (Chicago)
April 13-15 Midwest Spring Showcase (Madison) 
April 20-22 Windy City Classic (Chicago) *
May 19-20 Wisconsin Elite Shootout (DeForest)
July 5-8 Run for the Roses (Louisville) *
July 10-12 Nike Tournament of Champions (Chicago) *
July 23-25 Midwest Summer Showcase (Indianapolis) *
July 27-29 The National Championship (Atlanta) *
August 3-5 National Summer Classic (Chicago)
NCAA Certified Events  Denoted by Asterisk  
All Other Non-Certified Events Open to NCAA D2-3 & NAIA
 
Class of 2019, 2020 & 2021 By Event Invitation Only
March 17 Showcase by Invitation Only (Chicago)
July 9 Best of the Best by Invitation Only (Hobart) * 
 
Class of 2020 and 2021 Teams
April 7-8 Midwest Qualifier (Chicago)
April 13-15 Midwest Spring Showcase (Madison)
April 20-22 Windy City Classic (Chicago) *
May 19-20 Wisconsin Elite Shootout (DeForest)
July 5-8 Run for the Roses (Louisville) *
July 10-12 Nike Tournament of Champions (Chicago) *
July 23-25 Midwest Summer Showcase (Indianapolis) *
July 27-29 Midwest Summer Final (Chicago) *
August 3-5 National Summer Classic (Chicago)
NCAA Certified Events  Denoted by Asterisk 
All Other Non-Certified Events Open to NCAA D2-3 & NAIA
 
Fall Season (NCAA D1-D3 & NAIA)
September 29 Elite Oktoberfest (Chicago) *
September 30 Midwest Fall Finale (Indianapolis) *
Some Teams Play Chicago Both September 29 & 30
 
Our HS Teams Are Not Active In June So Athletes Can Be Committed To Their School Training Program

Tryout Information

If you would like to be considered for one of our high school teams, please pre-register for tryouts using the link below. You can also call the Wildcat office at (815) 601-CATS (2287) or Chuck Lynde at (815) 509-1339 with any questions.


Lodging Information for Our High School Girls Teams

July 5-8 Run 4 the Roses - Louisville, KY (All Teams)
Click Here to Book Holiday Inn Louisville Airport - Fair/Exp (145.00/Night)
Holiday Inn-Louisville Airport, 477 Farmington Ave., Louisville, KY 40209
Room Description: two queen beds, mini refrigerator, microwave, KEURIG coffee maker, 27" flat screen television. No breakfast included. Rate based on occupancy of 4 persons per room.  Additional: Complimentary Parking & Internet.

July 23-25 Midwest Summer Showcase (Indianapolis) All Teams
Click Here to Book a Room at Holiday Inn Indianapolis Carmel (139.00/Night)
Room Description: One King bed with full sized sofa sleeper: Microwave, refrigerator & full hot breakfast buffet included up to 4 people per room per night. Rate based on occupancy of 4 persons per room. Additional: Complimentary Parking on site Indoor pool & fitness center Outside seating area/Courtyard with corn hole (yard game).

July 23-25 Midwest Summer Showcase (Indianapolis) All Teams
Click Here to Book a Room at Holiday Inn Indianapolis Carmel (149.00/Night)
Room Description: Two double beds  with microwave, refrigerator & full hot breakfast buffet included up to 4 people per room per night. Rate based on occupancy of 4 persons per room. Additional: Complimentary Parking on site Indoor pool & fitness center Outside seating area/Courtyard with corn hole (yard game) 

July 27-29 The National Championships (2019's)
Click Here to Book Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Atlanta Airport North (125.00/Night)
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Atlanta Airport North, 1380 Virginia Ave., East Point, Georgia, 30344
Room Description: Room Description: 2 double beds with 42 inch TV, coffee maker and fridge. Rate based on occupancy of 4 persons per room. Additional fees: Parking is discounted to $4.00 $5.00 GA hotel/motel fee. Discount breakfast coupons for hotel.

July 27-29 The National Championships (2019's)
Click Here to Book Hilton Atlanta (150.00/Night)
Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland St., Northeast Atlanta, Georgia, 30303
Room Description: Double Double Guestrooms Available with Mini Fridge. No breakfast included. Rate based on occupancy of 4 persons per room. Additional fees: Self Parking - $30 per night Valet Parking - $40 per night..

Wildcats Basketball Alumni

CLASS ALUMNI NAME HIGH SCHOOL COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY
2018 Anna Broski Stillman Valley High School Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2018 Madyson Frederick Milledgeville High School University of Wisconsin River Falls
2018 Meredith Gelander Oregon High School Loras College
2018 Anaiah Moore Harlem High School University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
2018 Britney Pitzer Dixon High School Benedictine University
2018 Madeline Prestegaard Ashton-Franklin Center High School University of Vermont
2017 Bailey Burrows Byron High School Colorado College
2017 Maris Daleo Stillman Valley High School Carleton College
2017 Bryce Gittleson Ashton-Franklin Center High School Central College
2017 Aaron Jacobs Christian Life High School Silver Lake College
2017 Hannah Kalk Clinton High School University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
2017 Malachi Luster Rockford East High School Monmouth College
2017 Jessica Nay Genoa Kingston High School Ripon College
2017 Emma Nelson Forreston High School Elmhurst College
2017 Allan Robinson Rockford East High School Parkland College
2017 Macy Weaver Stillman Valley High School University of Arkansas
2017  Delaney Wilhelm Amboy High School Edgewood College
2017 Shamarrhea Young Rockford East High School Lincoln Trail
2016 DeAnte Barnes Belvidere High School Rock Valley College
2016 Hunter Decman  Boylan High School Luther College
2016 Josie Diehl Indian Creek High School University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
2016 Sam Fehrle Boylan High School North Central College
2016 Luke McDermott Boylan High School Lake Forest College
2016 Tim Monfils Rochelle Township High School Cornell College
2016 McKaela Schmelzer Harlem High School University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
2016 Ben Weber Barrington High School Rockford University
2015 Abby Bromenschenkel Mendota High School Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
2015 Ally Bromenschenkel Mendota High School Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
2015 Grace Caltegerone Winnebago High School St. Norbert College
2015 Haley Chang Aquin High School North Central College
2015 Kurtis Dimond Belvidere High School Rock Valley College
2015 Phillip Fanara Boylan High School Loras College
2015 Bailey Gilbert Sycamore High School Carthage College
2015 Dani Lee Pearl City High School University of Dubuque
2015 Ellie Lehne Byron High School Witchita State University
2015 Gabby Sandoval Sterling High School North Park University
2015 Chasitee Shroyer Freeport High School University of Illinois Springfield
2015 Andrew Squires Pecatonica High School Rock Valley College
2015 Kayla Steward Boylan High School Eastern Illinois University
2015 Halle Stull Boylan High School Eastern Illinois University
2015 Emy Wright Oregon High School Judson University
2014 Sean Anger Aurora Catholic High School Augustana College
2014 Brooke Bailey Dixon High School Truman State University
2014 Jensen Blassage Boylan Catholic High School Florida Southern College
2014 Taryn Ciochon Clinton High School Concordia University
2014 Tony Evans East High School Rock Valley College
2014 Katie Hart Christian Life High School Rockford University
2014 Maurice Jackson Belvidere High School Rock Valley College
2014 Brandon James East High School Lakeland College
2014 Sedrick Jones Guilford High School Carl Sandberg College
2014 Daniel Lowe Byron High School University of Wisconsin-Platteville
2014 John Payan Newman Central Catholic HS St. Ambrose University
2014 Casey Pettit Boylan High School Rockford University
2013 Jimmy Bridges Boylan High School Edgewood College
2013 Ben Grygiel Boylan High School University of Minnesota-Crookston
2013 Grant Prusator Rochelle Township High School Indiana State University

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Jake Dachman

Andre Harris

Kirsten Larson

Anna Martensen

Randi Maynard

Matt Reinke

Matt Rosenwinkel

Morgan Shank

Demarcus Vines

Rockford Christian

DeKalb High School

Belvidere North High School

Belvidere North High School

Hiawatha High School

Winnebago High School

Rochelle High School

Winnebago High School

Boylan High School

Denison University

Metro State University

Wayne State

Wayne State

McHenry County College

Cardinal Stritch University

Northern Kentucky University

Sauk Valley College

McHenry County College

2013 Aaron Williams Rockford Christian North Central College
2012 Gwen Casper Boylan High School Hope College
2012 Jessica Gerig Stillman Valley High School Olivet Nazarene University
2012 Samantha Hellyer Stillman Valley High School University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
2012 Carlos Hendrix Hononegah High School Sauk Valley College
2012 Hunter Hill Byron High School Augustana College
2012 Autumn Korotasz Belvidere High School Aurora University
2012 Kyle Lawson Stillman Valley High School Kishwaukee College
2012 Jared Morris Hononegah High School Joliet College
2012 Brooke Negus Janesville Craig Edgewood College
2012 David Newton Rochelle High School McKendree University
2012 Anna Roszkowski Rockford Guilford High School Aurora University
2012 Collin Russell Byron High School University of Wisconsin-Platteville
2012 Riley Teuscher Rockford Christian High School Wheaton College
2012 Callan Timm Boylan High School Mount Mercy University
2012 Brandt Voiles Byron High School Post University
2012 Tyler Wazlawick Hampshire High School

Carroll University

2011 Kyle Benning Dakota High School Highland College
2011 Suzie Broski Boylan High School Saint Xavier University
2011 Jimmy Clark Rockford Lutheran High School Trinity University
2011 Alex Gomez Belvidere North High School Marian University
2011 Matt Groharing Stillman Valley High School Sauk Valley College
2011 Jordan Hartfiel Belvidere North High School Webster University
2011 Stephanie House Guilford High School Robert Morris University
2011 Maloree Johnson Boylan High School Saint Xavier University
2011 Kody Michael Forreston High School Sauk Valley College
2011 Callie Rezin Rockford Lutheran High School North Central College
2011 Larynn Shumaker Lena Winslow High School North Central College
2011 John Timm Stillman Valley High School Beloit College
2011 Terrel Williams South Beloit High School Rock Valley College
2010 Conor Bernhard Byron High School Coe College
2010 Brianna Boals Dakota High School Clarke College
2010 Kortney Busekros Harlem High School Rockford College
2010 Chas Cross Winnebago High School University of Wisconsin-Platteville
2010 Charles Deneen River Ridge High School Clarke College
2010 Joe Kelly Scales Mound High School Olivet Nazarene University
2010 Emily Myers Winnebago High School University of Wisconsin-Platteville
2010 Brad Reinke Winnebago High School Olivet Nazarene University
2010 Matt Ross Dixon High School Chicago State University
2010 Jahlil Smith Rockford Christian High School Aurora University
2009 Taylor Dixon Rockford Lutheran High School Rockford College
2009 Dawn Martin Rockford Lutheran High School Concordia University
2009 Chuck Misuraca Winnebago High School Sauk Valley College
2009 Chris Ogilby Boylan High School Case Western Reserve University
2009 Luke Weber Boylan High School Rockford College