Contact : Riley Gardner

309-645-4204

RGardner@HeartofIllinoisBasketball.com


Heart of Illinois is an AAU Boys and Girls Basketball Program with players 3rd-11th Grades from more than 40 cities in Central Illinois. With a diverse and knowledgeable coaching staff we strive to teach the importance of academics, team, fundamentals, and decision making on the court. Our goal is to help prepare our athletes for their school teams, town feeder teams, and college opportunities. As a program we understand that teaching our players how to be good team players, importance of academics and the work ethic needed to be successful we better prepare our players to be leaders in future endeavors. Please browse our website for information about our current and past players, coaching staff, sponsorship opportunities, and HOI sponsored events!


Congratulations


8th Grade Ziemba (Girls)

2014 Spring Tip Off Champions


6th Black (Girls)

2014 AAU State 3rd Place


8th Grade Dowell (Girls)

2014 AAU State 4th Place


7th Fawcett (Girls)

2014 East Tip Off Champions


7th Black (Girls)

2014 Gym Rats Shootout

12u Champions


5th Black (Girls)

2014 Gym Rats Shootout

10u Champions


6th Black (Girls)

2014 Baylor U of I Invite

11u Champions


5th Black (Girls)

Summer Splash

Champions


6th Black (Girls)

AAU Nationals

3rd Place

Division II


4th Black (Girls)

Summer Splash

Champions


6th Black (Girls)

Summer Splash

3rd Place

(8th Grade Girls Division)


5th Boys

AYBT Nationals

Champions


5th Black (Girls)

AYBT Nationals

Champions


4th Girls (Black)

AYBT Nationals

Runner-Up

(4th-5th Division)


4th Boys

AYBT Nationals

Semi-Finals


7th Black (Girls)

AYBT Nationals

Runner-Up


6th Red (Girls)

AYBT Nationals

Sem-Finals


14u (Girls)

Best of Midwest

3rd Place


7th Black (Girls)

Nationals Summer Classic

CHAMPIONS!!

(Championship Game - 3OT’s)


8th Ziemba (Girls)

Slam Shootout

Champions


2014 Baylor U of I Invite

11u Champions!!!

6th Black went undefeated at Baylor U of I Invite in Champaign, IL to become Champions!!

2014 Gym Rats Shootout

10u Champions!!!

5th Black went undefeated at the Gym Rats Shootout to become Champions!!

2014 Spring Tip Off

Champions !!!

8th Ziemba went undefeated at the Spring Tip Off to become Champions!!



Heart of Illinois 14u Girls Play on the WNBA Chicago Sky Floor before WNBA Game!!

Great Experience - Thanks Chicago Sky!!


                                       

2014 Summer Splash

5th Grade Champions!!!

5th Black went 4-1 at Summer Splash in Davenport, IA to become Champions!!


6th Black Girls

AAU Nationals 2014

3rd Place

Division II

2014 AAU Nationals

6th Grade 3rd Place!!!

6th Black went 6-1 at AAU Nationals Division II to take home 3rd Place out of 36 teams from around the US in their division!!

Who is Alan Stein?

Alan Stein is the top basketball-specific strength & conditioning coach in the world. His company, Stronger Team, specializes in providing cutting edge information, concepts, and drills to help coaches and players maximize their basketball athleticism. Alan is the Head Strength & Conditioning coach for the nationally renowned DeMatha Catholic High School basketball program. He is also a performance consultant for Nike Basketball and has worked as the the head conditioning coach for the annual McDonald’s All-American game, the Jordan Brand All American Classic, and the Nike Skills Academies (including academies for: Kobe Bryant, Lebron James, Steve Nash, Chris Paul, Paul Pierce, Vince Carter, Deron Williams, Kevin Durant and Amar’e Stoudemire. Alan’s passion, enthusiasm, and inno-vative training techniques leave a lasting impression with every player and coach he works with.

 



We are PROUD to announce Heart of Illinois will be hosting a Cutting Edge Clinic directed by Alan Stein from Stronger Team!!

 



October 5th, 2014

8:00am-12:00pm

Boys & Girls Players 10+

Coaches & Trainers

Peoria High School

Registration Form


                                       

2014 Gym Rats Shootout

12u Champions!!

7th Black went undefeated at the Gym Rats Shootout to become Champions!!