The University of Chicago Maroons Men’s Basketball Prospect Camp is a full-day training program on the 18th of May. It is open to all high school male basketball players who aspire to take their game to the college level. The event is going to take place at the state of the art Gerald Ratner Athletics Center which is on the University of Chicago campus. Furthermore, this whole day basketball prospect camp will introduce the participants to the collegiate training environment. There will be a campus tour, college recruitment and admission discussion, and games. The camp registration fee is $160 per player. This registration fee includes lunch and a free camp t-shirt.
8:30 AM – Registration
9:30 AM – Welcome
10:00 AM – Skill Development Drills
11:15 AM – Games
12:15 PM – Lunch and Campus Tour
2:25 PM – Games
3:15 PM – Breakdown
3:50 PM – Games
In addition, this basketball prospect camp is an initiative of the University of Chicago Maroons men’s basketball coaching staff. The camp is only offering 60 available camper spots so registration is on a first come first served basis.
What to Bring to University of Chicago Maroons Men’s Basketball Prospect Camp
- Basketball shoes, tennis shoes, several pairs of shorts, T-shirts, socks, and supporters for practices.
- Spending money for snacks and various camp store items.
About the University of Chicago
The University of Chicago is a private, coeducational, nondenominational, research university in Chicago, Illinois. It is an affiliation of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities. The university is also part of the Association of American Universities and the Universities Research Association. Additionally, the university has satellite campuses in Singapore and London. Currently, the University of Chicago is serving around 6,300 undergraduate students and around 10,000 postgraduate students. This undergraduate student population is with an enrollment acceptance rate of 8 percent. The University of Chicago ranks among the nation’s top universities. As a matter of fact, it is 16th in the 2017 Forbes Magazine’s List of America’s Best Colleges. The university is also 3rd in National Universities, 2018 edition of US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. In sports, the University of Chicago fields 19 men’s and women’s intercollegiate varsity teams. They are competing in the University Athletic Association of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III. The athletes’ nickname is Maroons while their identity colors are maroon and white.
University of Chicago Maroons Men’s Basketball Prospect Camp Organizers
Leading the University of Chicago Maroons men’s basketball team is Head Coach Mike McGrath, a native of Bartlett, Illinois. Coach Mike McGrath is now entering his 20th season at the helm of the Maroons men’s basketball program. He is a bachelor’s degree graduate from DePauw University. Meanwhile, he earned his master’s degree in sports management at the United States Sports Academy. Ultimately, Coach McGrath is a three-time UAA Coach of the Year awardee. He is also a four-time Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) Coach of the Year and an inductee into the DePauw Athletics Hall of Fame.
Then, completing the University of Chicago Maroons men’s basketball coaching staff are assistant coaches Bryan Joel, Shiva Senthil, John Cheng, Brad Nadborne, and Rasheed Rosenje.