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Take your game to the next level this summer at one of the Midwest's top basketball facilities located in Deerfield, IL. Campers will work TJ Gray, former Division I Coach at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, and get better through a mix of on-court drills and classroom discussions to enhance overall skills and basketball IQ.

Pro Level Training Nike Basketball Camps mission is to provide players with the skills and mental approach they need to become a better and more explosive player. Emphasis is placed on fundamentals, footwork, balance, and conditioning.

Highlights Include
  • The teaching of foundational athletic skills and work habits
  • Discussion of nutritional goals and off-court activities to benefit on-court game
  • Receive a Nike Basketball Camp t-shirt and other prizes!
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Camp Coaches

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    Camp Director TJ Gray

    Pro Level Training Coach TJ Gray coached Division 1 basketball from 2010-2014 at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE). Gray was involved in many facets of the program including practice preparation, managing the recruiting database and film exchange with opposing teams. 

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    Staff Pro Level Training

    Pro Level Training’s concept is very simple: cover all grounds with everyone that we work with. In addition to skills training, we place major emphasis on the strength, conditioning and performance sides of the game.

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Camp Details

JULY 29-AUGUST 2, 2019

Check-in: Monday at 8:30am
Closing Ceremony: Friday at 11:30am
Meals: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch.
Daily Hours: MON-THURS 9am-3pm FRI 9am-12pm

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CAMPER EVALUATION

Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week. In addition, campers will be evaluated and then split up into smaller groups according to age and ability. Parents are invited to attend the closing ceremony! Departure immediately following.

TRANSPORTATION

Transportation is not provided by the camp to or from any airports. If you are flying to or from camp, we recommend using an airport shuttle service. Please schedule flights as close as you can to the check-in times on the first day and check-out times on the last day.

REGISTRATION PACKET

A detailed camper registration packet containing check in location, health/release forms, emergency contact numbers, and a checklist of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers in the Spring. The US Sports Camps health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.   

SCHOLARSHIPS

We cannot offer scholarships due to NCAA regulations. Our affiliation with NCAA coaches and schools puts us in a position where any scholarship money can be seen as an inducement to a future collegiate athlete. This puts our coaches and our host universities in jeopardy of damaging their status with the NCAA and incurring penalties at the hands of their organizing body.

*Please note, this information is subject to change.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 9:00 AM Campers Arrive/Free Shoot
  • 9:15 AM Stretch/Floor Length Open Up
  • 9:30 AM Skill Development Work
  • 11:15 AM Agility Drills
  • 12:00 PM Lunch/extra shooting
  • 1:00 PM Individual Improvement Drills
  • 1:30 PM Lecture (Guest Speaker, nutrition/conditioning discussions)
  • 2:15 PM Games - 5 on 5 or 3 on 3
  • 3:00 PM Campers Depart

Joy Of The Game Sport Center

The 50,000 sq. ft. air-conditioned Joy of the Game Sports Center is among the premier amateur playing environments in the Midwest with two professional level Connor wood courts. Their courts were recently featured in Chicago Magazine as the area’s best “NBA-Caliber Basketball Courts.” The facility also sports two high school regulation-sized multipurpose courts which are used for basketball, volleyball and other sports. All of the courts are available for rental for tournaments, parties, leagues and other events. Their upstairs mezzanine level provides additional seating for up to 250 spectators and is home to our concession area where we serve a wide array of snacks, beverages and other food items.

The Joy of the Game Sports Center is conveniently located within 25 miles of downtown Chicago and three miles from I-94 / I-294 and the Edens Expressway. 

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Camp Reviews

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Overall Average Rating 4.40 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.
    My daughter loved this camp!

    August 06, 2017: My daughter loved this camp! The coaches were great and she definietyl improved her skills.

    — Caroline K. parent

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    • 3/5.
    The boys enjoyed the camp over all

    August 06, 2017: The boys enjoyed the camp over all. They met some nice new friends and the energy was good from the coaches.

    — Peter and Tyler B. Parent

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    • 5/5.
    ​Nice mix of skill training and game play.​

    August 05, 2017: Nice mix of skill training and game play. Their skills strongly improved by the end of camp.

    — MacKenzie L. Parent

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    • 5/5.
    Camp was really fun!

    August 12, 2016: The coaching staff was excellent. Camp was really fun!

    — Sarah R. Camper

    • 5/5.
    One on one instruction.

    August 13, 2016: The coaches were nice and provided one on one instruction.

    — Donnie L. Camper

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Nike Basketball Camp Joy of the Game Sports Center

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TJ Gray, Camp Director
158 S. Waukegan Rd.
Deerfield, Illinois 60015

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Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Complete Skills
Age Group: 8 - 18
Gender: Co-Ed
Day 9am-3pm $295.00
Availability: Yes

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-645-3226 we would be happy to help you.
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