2017 Spring Showcase

Dates: March 19th, 2017
Price: $95.00
Grades: 9th-12th Graders
Location: Walker Athletics (Lisle, IL)
Contact/Director: Dan Gibbs - hoopmountain.dgibbs@gmail.com or (630)539-2100

The Spring Showcase Exposure Event is a one day event for players to play in three games, skill stations, and drills in front of college coaches. College coaches from all across the Midwest will be in attendance as well as scouting services. There will be scholarship and non-scholarship college coaches present at the showcase. Evaluations on each player will be sent to every Div. 1 program in the country, as well as every other level college program.

Each player will play in 3 games as well as drills, skill stations, and warm-ups. Players will be given a jersey with a number on it, so college coaches can easily identify each player and be able to recruit them. The showcase is open to uncommitted seniors, juniors, sophomores, and freshman. 

Every year our showcase exposure camp draws players from all across Midwest and beyond. Last years Showcases drew players from 15 states all across the nation, from New York to California. Past showcase participants have gone on earn basketball scholarships to NCAA Div. 1 schools such as Illinois, Indiana, USC, Purdue, Northwestern, DePaul, and many others as well as go on to play at NCAA Div. 2, Div. 3, Junior Colleges, and NAIA schools across the country.        

Hoop Mountain has been running elite exposure events since 1985. You can get further information below in the tabs and register with the blue button under the video.  

Don't miss out on the $95 early bird discount price that goes until March 2nd! 




More Details

Showcase Features & Benefits

  • Play 3 exposure games, skill work, and drills all in front of college coaches and scouting services   
  • Free evaluation report on each player sent to every college program in the country
  • Open to 9th-12th graders, plus players with college eligibility left
  • Complimentary optional recruitment seminar for parents from a former Div. 1 college coach during warm-ups 
  • Free Hoop Mountain t-shirt for every player
  • Recruitment seminar for players
  • Free admission for all spectators 
  • Team pricing available, contact us at hoopmountain.dgibbs@gmail.com or (630)539-2100 for rates
  • Option to purchase highlight tape of all your best plays from the event
  • Ability to get recruited right at the showcase


Early Bird Price: $95 (by March 2nd)

Normal Price: $110 (after March 2nd)

Highlight Tape: $50

Highlight Tape on DVD: $20

Midwest Hoops Spotlight Scouting Service

Each player will get a free recruitment profile Midwest Hoops Spotlight website. Players will also have the chance to make MHS's prestigious showcase Top 20 Player List as well as their Midwest player rankings. 

MHS will also write a scouting report on each player and send it out to every college program in the country. Players scouting reports will be featured on their Midwest Hoops Spotlight profile. 

Players who get a highlight video at the showcase will have it featured on their profile.

Sample of what your profile will look like. 

Highlight Video

For $50 players can get a video of their best plays from the event with music and their information. The video will be put on YouTube for easy viewing. The video will be sent to every college program in the country as well as you. Here are a couple of example videos from past showcases. For more information on the highlight videos, visit our video page. Your highlight video on a DVD can also be purchased on the video page. For an extra $20 you can get the video on DVD sent to you in addiiton to the video being on YouTube. 


Walker Athletics

The Showcase will once again will be held at Walker Athletics in Lisle, Illinois. It is located just over 30 minutes from downtown Chicago in the western Chicago suburbs. It is located near the intersection of highways I-355 and I-88.

For those coming from out of town it is roughly 25 minutes from Chicago O'Hare Airport and 35 minutes from Chicago Midway Airport.


Coaches at our Recent Events

Sample of colleges at recent Hoop Mountain Midwest events. Each year our showcase draw college coaches from all across the Midwest and beyond. 

  • Alma College 
  • Ancilla College 
  • Anderson University
  • Ashford University 
  • Assumption College
  • Augustana College
  • Aurora University
  • Beloit College 
  • Benedictine University 
  • Blackburn College 
  • Blackhawk College
  • Cardinal Stritch 
  • Carroll University 
  • Carthage College 
  • Cincinnati Christian University 
  • Clarke College
  • Coe College 
  • College of DuPage
  • Concordia University Chicago
  • Cornell College 
  • Daley College
  • Danville College 
  • DePauw University 
  • Dominican University 
  • Earlham College 
  • Edgewood College
  • Elgin Community College
  • Elmhurst College 
  • Fontbonne University 
  • Goshen College 
  • Governors State University
  • Grinnell College 
  • Harper College 
  • Hillsdale College
  • Holy Cross College 
  • Hope College 
  • Illinois-Springfield
  • Illinois Tech
  • Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Indiana-Kokomo
  • Indiana Wesleyan University 
  • Judson University
  • Kankakee Community College 
  • Kishwaukee College
  • Knox College
  • Lake Forest College 
  • Lakeland University 
  • Lawrence University 
  • Lewis University 
  • Lindenwood Belleville 
  • Loras College
  • Madison College 
  • Manchester University
  • Marian University 
  • McHenry County College
  • Michigan-Dearborn 
  • Millikin University
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering 
  • Monmouth College
  • Morton College 
  • Mount Mercy University 
  • North Central College
  • Northland College 
  • North Park University 
  • Oakton Community College 
  • Olivet Nazarene University 
  • Piedmont College 
  • Quincy University
  • Ripon College
  • Rockford University
  • Rock Valley College 
  • Roosevelt University 
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 
  • Sauk Valley Community College 
  • Silver Lake College 
  • Simpson College
  • Southeast Illinois College 
  • St. Ambrose University 
  • St. Cloud State 
  • St. John's University 
  • St. Mary's University 
  • St. Norbert College 
  • St. Xavier University 
  • Trinity International University 
  • Truman College
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Dubuque 
  • University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • University of St. Francis 
  • Upper Iowa University 
  • Walford College 
  • Wartburg College 
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Waubonsee Community College
  • Webster University 
  • Wheaton College 
  • Wisconsin-La Crosse 
  • Wisconsin-Oshkosh 
  • Wisconsin-Parkside 
  • Wisconsin-Stout
  • Wisconsin-Superior 
  • Wisconsin-Whitewater 

Showcase Alumni

Past showcase players have gone on to play at the following schools:

  • Kendall Bailey- Aurora University 
  • Brandon Barlow- Illinois College
  • Dakota Bennington- Olivet Nazarene University
  • Barret Benson- Northwestern University 
  • Kyle Beyak- Wisconsin-Oshkosh
  • Max Bisesi- Roosevelt University
  • Kenny Bogus- Benedictine University
  • LJ Booth- Valley City State University
  • Erik Bowen- Grace College     
  • Griffin Boehm- Grinnell College
  • Colin Bomstad- Elmhurst College
  • Collin Bonnett- Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Matt Brachmann- Elmhurst College
  • Zachary Branch- North Central College
  • Jalen Brooks- St. Norbert College
  • Allias Burnett- Harper College/Peru State College
  • Troy Burrows- John Wood Community College
  • Stephen Calhoun- Indiana University-Kokomo
  • James Callegari- University of St. Francis
  • Matthew Cappelletti- North Central College 
  • Parker Carlsen- St. Norbet College
  • Vinny Cincotta- St. Norbet College
  • Andrew Clark- Illinois College
  • Canaan Coffey- Indiana Wesleyan University 
  • Dakota Corbin- Union College
  • Seth Cox- Wabash Valley College/Chabot College       
  • Milton Cummings- Wisconsin-La Crosse
  • Vinny Curta- Grinnell College    
  • Cornell Davis- Cornell College
  • Khalen Davis- Governors State University 
  • Beau Dedmond- Indiana University-Kokomo
  • Clayton Dees- Robert Morris-Springfield
  • Luke DeHahn- Trine University 
  • Anthony Diaz- Calumet College of St. Joseph 
  • Kyle Domark- Lakeland College
  • Garrett Duffin- Sauk Valley Community College
  • Jovan Embry- West Hills Coalinga
  • Zach Fisher- Millikin University
  • Kyle Flanagan- Wisconsin-Parkside      
  • Jeremiah Fleming- Fort Scott Community College
  • Dallis Flowers- Robert Morris-Chicago
  • Quentin Forberg- Illinois Institute of Technology 
  • Wade Fox- MacMurray College
  • Drew Fredrickson- Wisconsin-Stevens Point
  • Connor Fuller- Black Hawk Community College
  • Bennett Fuzak- Union University
  • Chandler Fuzak- West Texas A&M University 
  • Grant Gelon- Indiana University 
  • Eugene German- Northern Illinois University 
  • Dakota Gette- Aurora University 
  • Logan Goss- Concordia University Wisconsin 
  • Cameron Graves- Lawrence Technological University 
  • Scott Gustafson- Lake Forest College
  • Arthur Haggard- Wilberforce University
  • Brett Hanson- Wisconsin-Stout
  • Jonathan Helton- Transylvania University
  • Daniel Hoekstra- Illinois Wesleyan University 
  • Damon Hoffman- Rockford University
  • Austin Holman- Monmouth College
  • Jordan Horath- Kishwaukee College
  • Robert Howard Jr.- Shawnee Community College
  • Chad Hudson- IUPUI
  • Brad Hund- Cornell College
  • Joseph Ingersoll- Taylor University
  • Jeremy Ireland- North Central College/Elmhurst College
  • Anton Ivy- Rend Lake Community College
  • Jacob Jobe- Quincy University/Lindenwood University-Belleville 
  • Tajuan Johnson- Kaskaskia College
  • Jovan Jokic- College of Lake County
  • Jordon Kedrowski- Ball State
  • Caleb Kiser- Lawrence Technological University 
  • Tucker Knox- University of Rochester
  • John Konchar- IPFW
  • Jake Ktsanes- Lake Forest College
  • Joey Lane- Ohio State University 
  • Nate Lee- Southwestern Community College
  • Jared Lenoir- St. John’s Minnesota
  • Antwoine Locke- Des Moines Area Community College
  • Ethan Lurquin- Madison College
  • Trey Mack- University of St. Thomas
  • Nick Macon- Warner University
  • Matt Mahlke- DePauw University 
  • DeAndre Manuel- College of DuPage/Blackburn College
  • Nolan Maresch- Edgewood College
  • Peyton McCubbin- MacMurray College
  • Luke McDermott- Lake Forest College
  • Eddie McElrath- Judson University
  • Robert McGivney- Hope College
  • Stefan Meccia- Eureka College
  • Jacob Miller- Edgewood College
  • Jalen Morgan- Western Illinois University 
  • Larry Motuzis- St. Xavier University
  • Chandler Mynhier- Manchester University
  • Roi'yell Nesbitt- Olney Central College
  • Terek Neseim- Wisconsin-La Crosse
  • Jarret Olson- Parkland College
  • Malik Osborne- Shawnee Community College
  • Mike Ottusch- Case Western Reserve University 
  • Jamal Parks- Vincennes University 
  • Cedric Payne- Waubonsee Community College   
  • PJ Pipes- Wisconsin-Green Bay
  • Rasim Prasovic- Dominican University 
  • Angel Ramirez- Knox College
  • Jake Reinhart- Lewis University
  • Ryan Ricken- Knox College
  • Brice Robinson- Illinois Wesleyan University 
  • Steve Rockingham- South Suburban College
  • Christian Romine- UTEP/Illinois State
  • Zachary Rzewnicki- St. Thomas Aquinas College
  • Max Scholle- Illinois Wesleyan University   
  • Josh Schumacher- Dominican University
  • Tyson Schumpert- Indiana University-East
  • Darrick Scott- Kennedy King College/Chardon State College
  • DeTario Scott- Dakota College at Bottineau 
  • Mike Shepski- Bemidji State University 
  • DeMonte Sims- Illinois Valley Community College
  • Grant Sinn- IUPUI
  • Carl Singletary- Iowa Wesleyan 
  • Pat Skrine- Holy Cross College
  • Cam Smith- Concordia University Chicago
  • Dylan Smith- MacMurray College
  • Gable Smith- Minnesota-Crookston
  • Nate Spanos- St. Xavier University 
  • Daymeann Stewart- Joliet Junior College/Jamestown University
  • Tyler Streeter- Morgan State University  
  • Max Stutsman- Illinois College
  • Walter Taylor- Benedectine University 
  • Alijah Thomas- Southwestern Community College
  • Hank Thomas- Eureka College
  • Sam Toporski- Defiance College
  • Brandon Trimble- Wisconsin-Parkside
  • Shakur Triplett- Ashford University
  • Chris Turner- Robert Morris-Chicago
  • Tyraze Turner- Blackburn College
  • Jacob Tuttle- Olivet Nazarene University 
  • Bailey Vance- Aurora University
  • Khali Varie- North Central University 
  • Javier Villanueva- Harry Truman College
  • Lane Von Rueden- Wisconsin-La Crosse
  • Noah Whalen- Jamestown Community College
  • JT Whitaker- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Jordan Williams- Iowa Wesleyan University 
  • Russell Winnie- St. Ambrose University 
  • Mark Winston- Lincoln Land Comminuty College
  • Bryce Witzman- North Central University
  • Wynston Wright- Dubuque University

Event Schedule

Event Schedule 

Check-in: 10:00am-10:45am

Games, Stations, and Drills: 10:45am-3:00pm

Nearby Hotels

There are plenty of hotels in the in the Lisle-Naperville area. Here are a few of the closest hotels. 

Extended Stay America - Lisle  2 Stars. 2.7 Miles Away

Sheraton Hotel - Lisle 3.5 Stars. 2.2 Miles Away

Courtyard by Marriot - Naperville 3 Stars. 2.4 Miles Away

Brochure/Mail Sign-Up

If you would like us to mail you a brochure for the showcase, please fill out this form or you can get the online pdf version of the brochure here