The Illinois Rockets has been the premier youth travel basketball club in the Naperville area and Chicago’s western suburbs since 2000.  Our coaches emphasize quality skill development and prepare our players for the next level!


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If you have any additional questions about the program:

Boys Program
Marty Kuta 
mkuta@ilrockets.com

Girls Program
Ted Gradel
tgradel@ilrockets.com 

 
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Mike Jopes
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Bob Bray 
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Mike Bumpus
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BREAKING NEWS

“Rocket’s Nation is saddened to hear about the passing of one of our former players Matt Skowronski. Matt, recently completed his sophomore year at Naperville Central and figured to be a contributing member of the varsity basketball team next season. Matt was born with a heart defect. Please keep Matt and his family in your prayers. --- Dean Antony, Illinois Rocket’s Past President”



2015/16 Travel Season Tryout Information

REGISTER ONLINE TODAY! 

Pre-registration is strongly encouraged to expedite your tryout check in process on the day of tryouts. There is a $25.00 tryout fee.  If you have an online account, please "CLICK HERE" to log-in to your family account.
 
If you do not have an online account, you will need to create one prior to registering: “CLICK HERE”, choose the 'Create a New Account' option and follow the prompts.

∆ DATES: SUNDAY 8/16/15 & CALLBACKS ON SUNDAY 8/23/15
∆ LOCATION: SUPREME COURTS, 888 FRONTENAC STREET, AURORA, IL 60504
∆ TIMES: 

SUNDAY, 8/16/15   
» BOYS 3RD & 4TH GRADE – 12:00 TO 1:30 PM   
» GIRLS 4TH & 5TH GRADE – 12:00 TO 1:30 PM   
» BOYS 5TH & 7TH GRADE – 1:30 TO 3:00 PM   
» GIRLS 6TH & 7TH GRADE – 1:30 TO 3:00 PM   
» BOYS 6TH & 8TH GRADE – 3:00 TO 4:30 PM   
» GIRLS 8TH GRADE – 3:00 TO 4:30   

SUNDAY, 8/23/15 (CALLBACKS)   
» BOYS 3RD & 4TH GRADE – 9:00 TO 10:30 AM   
» GIRLS 4TH & 5TH GRADE – 9:00 TO 10:30 AM   
» BOYS 5TH & 7TH GRADE – 10:30 AM TO 12:00 PM   
» GIRLS 6TH & 7TH GRADE – 10:30 AM TO 12:00 PM   
» BOYS 6TH & 8TH GRADE – 12:00 TO 1:30 PM   
» GIRLS 8TH GRADE – 12:00 TO 1:30 PM

Questions? Contact Bob Bray, bbray@ilrockets.com 

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MORE NEWS

Rockets HS Girls Excel at USJN Windy City

Waukegan, IL—The Illinois Rockets high school girls teams showed extremely well April 24-26 at the USJN Windy City Classic, the region’s premier showcase event of the spring season.  Competing in a field of 360 teams from 20 states, and playing in front of over 300 college coaches, the Rockets six HS teams finished a combined 19-7.

Our top team, Coach Drew Ondik’s 17 Red, finished one of the highest level pools in the field at a perfect 4-0, then went on to win their first place crossover game to go 5-0 for the event.  Mark Hotwagner’s  15 White team also finished a perfect 5-0 for the weekend.

Our two 17U teams travel to Ann Arbor, MI this weekend May 2-3 for the 23 Elite Lady Ballers Jamfest.  Play continues for all our HS teams May 9-10 at the USJN Mid-America in Merrillville, IN, then we finish the spring season with all six teams traveling to St. Louis, MO for the USJN Gateway Challenge on May 16-17.

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