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Illinois Triple Threat - HLC Partnership 

Under Armour Circuit 

Boys Regional Team Info

Roster Information - 

Each Under Armour Team will have up to 10 invite only roster spots available for each aged level team

 

Season -

Practices will begin in late March and the tournaments will be played in April, May and July. 

There will be no team activities in June during High School Summer Camp/League Season. Practices will resume the first week in July. 

 

Tournament Schedule - 

The Regional Team tournament schedule will consist of playing 7 highly competitive events

 

3 of the 7 are Under Armour sponsored events - these will be played on the UA Next platform

Dates of these events are 

May 17-19

July  11-14

July  18-21

 

These dates are on NCAA Live Weekends and college coaches will be in attendance at these events.

The UA Next platform is considered the second largest grassroots youth basketball initiative in the world. 

 

Location of these events are not yet confirmed. In years past they have been played in the following metropolitan areas

Cincinnati - Indianapolis - Louisville - Quad Cities

 

4 Non - UA Next Events

These will be selected by Matt Yarc and will played in the local - Chicago- Milwaukee area

At 3 least of these events will be played before the first Under Armour event, teams will not play on Mothers Day and Memorial Day weekend

 

Practices 

Teams will practice twice a week at the Lindenhurst Park District or College of Lake County

 

Coaching -
For the Spring /Summer of 2024 we anticipate a 15u (9th Grade) and 16u (10th Grade) team playing in this format and playing on the scheduled dates. Illinois Triple Threat Co - Founders David Milostan and Jordan Taylor will be coaching these teams. 

 

Team Management-

Illinois Triple Threat Club Director Matt Yarc will be managing the teams from an administrative and development standpoint. Coach Yarc has coached travel teams over his coaching career on circuits /grassroot platforms similar to UA Next. He has a great understanding of what type of player using this platform will succeed, gains exposure and will continue to develop their individual talent and use this opportunity as off-season development to go back to their High School team and make an impact the following season.

 

Fall Season - 

HLC- Under Armour only fields teams on the UA Next  circuit in Spring/Summer so the team will continue to play in the Fall moving towards the High School season as a Illinois Triple Threat team. The players fees for the Fall Triple Threat season will be discounted to keep the entire season off- season as affordable as possible. 

 

Next Steps - 

Follow Back up with Coach Yarc with any questions the player or family might have

Begin the registration process with HLC if the player/family has decided to commit to playing on the team. 

 

After a commitment has been made more information will be shared about pre- season team events etc that create and continue team bonding for the players, parents and coaches. 

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