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High School Boys Coaching Staff


Coach Taylor Stinson

Coach Taylor Stinson is the top assistant coach for Rockford University men's basketball. His responsibilities include overseeing strength & conditioning, scouting, film breakdown & development of perimeter players. He started coaching in the Wildcats Program during the 2015  season. In addition to coaching one of our high school teams, Taylor oversees much of our training. Taylor is knowledgeable, communicates well with the athlete & is respected by the players he coaches.

During 3 out of 4 seasons Taylor played NCAA Division III basketball, his team advanced to the Northern Athletic Collegiate Conference Tournament. In a game against NC University, Taylor set a school record when he made ten 3-point baskets. At the conference level, Taylor still holds the NACC career record for three-pointers made (238).

Taylor graduated from Rockford University in 2011 with a bachelor's degree in Sports Management & a minor in Business Administration. He is currently working toward his master's degree at RU.


Coach Luke Weber

Coach Luke Weber is currently an assistant coach at Concordia University. Prior to joining the Concordia staff, Luke was the assistant varsity coach at Boylan High School for three years & both the head sophomore coach and varsity assistant coach at Lutheran High School for two years.

Luke has coached in the Wildcats Program for four years, starting as an assistant to Coach Andrew Weber with our Class of 2016 graduates. After a season as Andrews assistant, Luke became a varsity head coach in the Wildcats Program.  He's overseen much of our training, including working camps & has continued to coach one of our high school teams.

Luke played college ball at the NCAA Division III level, Rockford University.  He is currently pursuing his master's degree in sports management & leadership program.


Coach Chuck Ruffing

Coach Chuck Ruffing is an assistant coach for Rockford University men's basketball. Prior to Rockford, Chuck coached at Franklin College (Indiana)where he helped develop a pair of All-HCAC performers. 

Prior to entering the coaching ranks, Chuck played his collegiate career in the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference. The first two years of his collegiate career were at Marian University, where he ranked second on the team in assists & helped them qualify for the NACC Tournament. He also served on the school's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee & was named to the NACC All-Sportsmanship Team. Chuck then transferred to Concordia University (Chicago) where spent two seasons as the team's point guard. In his final season he was named to the Dean's List & an NACC Scholar-Athlete.

Chuck has also served as a camp coach, including at Ohio University. Chuck also coached varsity basketball at Chilton High School & was an assistant AAU coach in Wisconsin.

Chuck earned his bachelor's degree in Business Management with a minor in Sports Management from Concordia University. He is currently working towards his master's degree at Rockford University. 

HS Boys National Summer Schedule

CLASS OF 2019, 2020 & 2021
April 20-22 King of the Rock (Rockford) *
April 27-29 Windy City Open (Chicago) *
May 25-27 Chicago Classic (Chicago)
July 11-15 Next Level Invitational (Milwaukee) *
July 20-22 Circle City Summer Shootout (Indianapolis) *
July 26-29 GRBA National Championship(Ft Wayne) *
August 3-5 National Summer Classic (Chicago)
NCAA Certified Events  Denoted by Asterisk 
All Other Non-Certified Events Open to NCAA D2-3 & NAIA
 
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.

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 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