College Experience Showcase Camp

Dates: July 1st, 2018
Price: $130.00
Grades: 9th-12th Graders (Fall 2018)
Location: Elmhurst College
Contact/Director: Dan Gibbs - hoopmountain.dgibbs@gmail.com or (630)539-2100

The College Experience Showcase Camp is a unique event that will allow players to learn what it is like to be a college basketball player as well as gain exposure from college coaches. Players will gain useful information through seminars and playing for current college coaches in games and a college level practice. The entire coaching staff will be made up of college coaches. 

The College Experience Showcase Camp will take place on Sunday July 1st at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, IL. The event is for serious players in grades 9-12 (Fall 2018). At this event not only will players gain exposure to college coaches and scouting services but also learn what it takes to play college basketball and help them on their path to college. 

Players will get to learn what it is like to be coached by college coaches, go through a college level practice, play in games coached by college coaches, seminars, take a campus tour, and more. Lunch will be provided for all players. At the camp players will gain exposure from our entire coaching staff of college coaches as well as additional college coaches who are recruiting at the camp.   

The event coaching staff will include coaches from Concordia-Chicago University (Div. 3), Elmhurst College (Div. 3), Lewis University (Div. 2), Maryville University (Div. 2), St. Ambrose University (NAIA), University of Wisconsin-River Falls (Div. 3), among others. As well there will be other college coaches in attendance to recruit the players. 

Event Benefits:

  • Play for current college coaches and receive feedback from them
  • Additional college coaches in attendance 
  • Learn what it takes to play college basketball
  • Get a free Hoop Mountain jersey
  • Scholarship and non-scholarship level college coaches in attendance 
  • Have a scouting report written on you that will be sent to over a thousand college coaches, including every Div. 1 team in the country
  • Get a free recruitment profile on Midwest Hoops Spotlight scouting service.
  • Chance to get recruited on the spot

 

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More Details

Event Schedule

Here is the current event scheudle 

  • 10:00am-10:30am: Event Check-In
  • 10:30am-11:45am: Go Through a College Level Practice
  • 11:45am-12:10pm: Weightlifting Seminar 
  • 12:10pm-12:45pm: Lunch (provided by us)
  • 12:45pm-1:15pm: Information Recruiting Seminar 
  • 1:15pm-2:45pm: Games
  • 2:45pm-3:15pm: College Coach Speaker
  • 3:15pm-4:45pm: Games
  • 4:45pm-5:00pm: Closing Remarks
  • 5:00pm: Opportunity to Meet and Speak with College Coaches
  • 5:15p: Optional Campus Tour for Any Interested Players

Event Seminars

During the camp, players will take part in a few seminars to gain more knowledge of what it takes to play college basketball and how to help them on their path to get there. The seminars will include;

  • NCAA Academic Requirements 
  • What it takes to play college basketball from a college coach
  • Campus tour and what to look for when taking a campus tour
  • How to lift weights like a college player

Elmhurst College

The entire event will take place at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, IL. Elmhurst is located under 25 minutes west from downtown Chicago as well as under 15 minutes from Chicago O'Hare Airport. Additionally it is located closely to interstates 294, 290, and 88. 

Elmhurst College is a NCAA Div. 3 school that plays in the prestigious CCIW conference, often regarded as the top Div. 3 basketball conference in the nation.

Elmhurst College was rated this past year as one of the top 10 regional universities in the Midwest by the US News & World Report. As well Elmhurst College was rated as a "Best in the Midwest" school by the Princeton Review for a 12th consecutive time. 

Pricing

Early Bird Price: $110 (by June 9th)

Normal Price: $130

Highlight Video: $50

Highlight Video

The highlight video will contain all of the players best plays from the showcase camps games and drills. The professionally made video will be placed on YouTube and sent to you for easy viewing. As well the video will be sent to over a thousand college coaches from all across the Midwest. All the information on the highlight videos can be found here

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
  • Benedectine 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
  • Waldorf 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

Midwest Hoops Spotlight

Each player will get a free recruitment profile Midwest Hoops Spotlight website. Players will also have the chance to make MHS's prestigious event 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:  

                      

Showcase Alumni

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

Division 1

  • Barret Benson - Northwestern University 
  • Chris Calhoun - Jackson State
  • Joey Coffaro - University of South Florida 
  • Courtese Cooper - LSU
  • Grant Gelon - Indiana University
  • Eugene German - Northern Illinois University 
  • Chad Hudson - IUPUI
  • Jordan Kedrowski - Ball State
  • John Konchar - IPFW
  • Joey Lane - Ohio State
  • Jalen Morgan - Western Illinois 
  • Malik Osborne - Florida State
  • PJ Pipes - Wisconsin-Green Bay
  • Tyrone Powell - Wisconsin-Green Bay
  • Christian Romine - Illinois State
  • Grant Sinn - IUPUI
  • Lucas Smith - Akron
  • Tyler Streeter - Morgan State 
  • Jake Wolfe - Lipscomb University 

Division 2

  • Jared Crutcher – Lewis University
  • Branden Ellis - Lynn University 
  • Derrick Faulkner - Illinois-Springfield 
  • Kyle Flanagan - Wisconsin-Parkside
  • Bennett Fuzak - North Georgia 
  • Chandler Fuzak - West Texas A&M
  • Matt Hall - Ohio Dominican University
  • Mychale Hyland - Quincy University
  • Anton Ivy - University of Charleston 
  • Jacob Jobe - Quincy University 
  • Riley Keckeisen - Wisconsin-Parkside 
  • Sergio Nanu – Minnesota-Crookston
  • Paul O'Leary - Colorado School of Mines
  • Jake Reinhart - Lewis University 
  • Zachary Rzewnicki - St. Thomas Aquinas College
  • Darrick Scott - Chardon State College
  • Mike Shepski - Bemidji State University 
  • Gable Smith - Minnesota-Crookston 
  • Brandon Trimble - Wisconsin-Parkside 

Division 3

  • Jonathan Bailey - Benedictine University 
  • Kendall Bailey - Aurora University 
  • Marin Bandalo - Dominican University 
  • Ryan Barker - Loras College
  • Brandon Barlow - Illinois College
  • Kyle Beyak - Wisconsin-Oshkosh 
  • Jeff Bikus - Hope College
  • Kenny Bogus - Benedictine University 
  • Colin Bomstad - Elmhurst College
  • Griffin Boehm - Grinnell College
  • Isaiah Bond - Monmouth College
  • Colin Bonnett - Illinois Wesleyan University 
  • Josh Boulanger - Augustana College
  • Matt Brachmann - Elmhurst College
  • Zachary Branch - North Central College 
  • Jalen Brooks - St. Norbert College 
  • Joe Buggemi - North Central College
  • Daniel Burford - Cornell College
  • James Callegari - Manchester University 
  • Michael Callentine - Carthage College
  • Matt Cappelletti - North Central College
  • Parker Carlsen - St. Norbert College
  • Matt Chinn - Wabash College
  • Vinny Cincotta - St. Norbert College 
  • Andrew Clark - Illinois College
  • Matt Conrad - Aurora University 
  • Milton Cummings - Wisconsin-La Crosse 
  • Vinny Curta - Grinnell College
  • Cornell Davis - Cornell College
  • Khalen Davis - North Park University 
  • Luke DeHahn - Trine University 
  • JT Dietz - Benedictine University 
  • Kyle Domark - Lakeland University 
  • Garrett Duffin - Lakeland University 
  • Garret Fant - Aurora University 
  • Zach Fisher - Millikin University 
  • Quentin Forberg - Illinois Tech
  • Wade Fox - MacMurray College
  • Drew Fredrickson - Wisconsin-Stevens Point
  • Capriest Gardner - Illinois Tech
  • Dakota Gette - Aurora University 
  • Logan Goss - Concordia University Wisconsin 
  • Scott Gustafson - Lake Forest College
  • Brett Hanson - Wisconsin-Stout
  • Jonathan Helton - Transylvania University 
  • Jason Hines - North Park University 
  • Daniel Hoekstra - Illinois Wesleyan University 
  • Damon Hoffman - Rockford University 
  • Austin Holman - Monmouth College 
  • Brad Hund - Cornell College
  • Jeremy Ireland - Elmhurst College
  • Wylie Jackson - Concordia University Chicago  
  • Jordan Johnson - Concordia University Wisconsin 
  • Tucker Knox - University of Rochester 
  • Jake Ktsanes - Lake Forest College 
  • Ethan Larson - Hope College 
  • Jared Lenoir - St. John's University 
  • Malachi Luster - Monmouth College
  • Trey Mack - University of St. Thomas
  • Matt Mahlke - DePauw University 
  • Deandre Manuel - Blackburn College
  • Nolan Maresch - Edgewood College 
  • Mason Materna - Lawrence University 
  • Peyton McCubbin - MacMurray College
  • Luke McDermott - Lake Forest College
  • Robert McGivney - Hope College
  • Stefan Meccia - Eureka College
  • Jacob Miller - Edgewood College
  • Chandler Mynhier - Manchester University
  • Terek Nesheim - Wisconsin-La Crosse
  • Mike Ottusch - Case Western Reserve University 
  • Connor Palesch – Aurora University
  • Christian Payne - Rockford University 
  • Rasim Prasovic - Dominican University 
  • Angel Ramirez - Knox College
  • Ryan Ricken - Knox College
  • Brice Robinson - Illinois Wesleyan University 
  • Max Scholle - Illinois Wesleyan University 
  • Alex Schmitt - Dominican University 
  • Chrsitian Schultz - Central College 
  • Josh Schumacher - Dominican University 
  • Carl Singletary - Iowa Wesleyan University 
  • Dylan Smith - MacMurray College 
  • Jackson Smith - Dominican University 
  • Max Stutsman - Illinois College
  • Walter Taylor - Benedictine University 
  • Hank Thomas - Eureka College
  • Samp Toporski - Defiance College
  • Tyson Tully - Ripon College
  • Tyraze Turner - Blackburn College
  • Collin Uveges - Wheaton College
  • Khali Valrie - North Central University 
  • Bailey Vance - Aurora University 
  • Lane Von Ruedden - Wisconsin-La Crosse
  • Doug Wallen - Illinois Wesleyan University 
  • Jordan Williams - Iowa Wesleyan University 
  • Wynston Wright - University of Dubuque

NAIA

  • Adam Alexander - Roosevelt University
  • Dakota Bennington - Olivet Nazarene University 
  • Max Bisesi - Roosevelt University 
  • LJ Booth - Valley City State University 
  • Erik Bowen - Grace College
  • Allias Burnett - Peru State College 
  • Stephen Calhoun - Indiana University-Kokomo
  • Ryan Cicenas - St. Xavier University 
  • Canaan Coffey - Indiana Wesleyan University 
  • Dakota Corbin - Union College
  • Seth Cox - Union College
  • Khalen Davis - Governors State University 
  • Beau Dedmond - Indiana University-Kokomo 
  • Anthony Diaz - Calumet College of St. Joseph 
  • Dallis Flowers - Robert Morris-Chicago 
  • Cameron Graves - Lawrence Technological University 
  • Arthur Haggard - Wilberforce University 
  • Joseph Ingersoll - Taylor University 
  • Xavier Johnson - Clarke University 
  • Caleb Kizer - Lawrence Technological University 
  • Nick Macon - Warner University 
  • Eddie McElrath - Judson University 
  • JC Moll - Lindenwood University 
  • Larry Motuzis - St. Xavier University 
  • Cedric Payne - Judson University    
  • DIAngelo Perry - Roosevelt University 
  • Kyle Rohr - St. Ambrose University 
  • Tyson Schumpert - Indiana University-East
  • Pat Skrine - Holy Cross College
  • Nate Spanos - St. Xavier University 
  • Daymeann Stewart - University of Jamestown 
  • Matt Strong - Olivet Nazarene University 
  • Shakur Triplett - Ashford University 
  • Chris Turner - Robert Morris-Chicago
  • Jacob Tuttle - Olivet Nazarene University 
  • JT Whitaker - Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 
  • Mark Winston - Judson University 
  • Bryce Witzman - North Central University 
  • Jonny Wolf - William Woods University 

NJCAA

  • Mike Albert - Kishwaukee College
  • Maurice Allen - Columbus State Community College
  • Khairi Bell - Kankakee Community College
  • Troy Burrows - John Wood Community College
  • Adam Clark - Black Hawk College
  • Isaiah Clemons - Joliet Junior College
  • Courtese Cooper - Triton College
  • Anthony Crump - Western Technical College 
  • Jovan Embry - West Hills College-Coalinga
  • Jeremiah Fleming - East Central University
  • Connor Fuller - Black Hawk College
  • Brock Halbach - Rock Valley College
  • Micaiah Hill - Harper College
  • Jordan Horath - Kishwaukee College
  • Robert Howard Jr. - Shawnee Community College 
  • DeAndre Johns - Frank Phillips College
  • Tajuan Johnson - Kaskaskia College 
  • Jovan Jokic - College of Lake County
  • Nate Lee - Southwestern Community College
  • Sion Lightfoot - Black Hawk College 
  • Antowine Locke - Des Moines Area Community College
  • Ethan Lurquin - Madison College
  • Winslow Martin - Southeast Illinois College 
  • Tanner McFall - Wabash Valley College
  • Roi'yell Nesbitt - Olney Central College 
  • Jarret Olson - Parkland College 
  • Jamal Parks - Vincennes University 
  • Marcus Pugh-Embrey - College of DuPage
  • Steven Rockingham - South Suburban College 
  • DeTario Scott - Dakota College at Bottineau
  • Caleb Siler - Elgin Community College 
  • Izaya Sims - North Iowa Community College
  • DeMonte Sims - Illinois Valley Community College 
  • Namon Smith - Daley College
  • Jarrel Tarr - Western Technical College 
  • Corey Tharpe – Joliet Junior College
  • Alijah Thomas - Southwestern Community College
  • Javier Villanueva - Harry Truman College
  • William Washington - Black Hawk College
  • Noah Whalen - Jamestown Community College

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