The University of Illinois at Springfield Prairie Stars Men’s Basketball Elite Camp is open to any and all girls in grade 8 up to grade 11 who aspire to play at the college level. The program will simulate a collegiate level training environment that will help the players attain their maximum potential. There are also team games that will allow the players to showcase their skills in front of the university’s recruiting staff. In addition, this basketball camp is going to run from 12:00 PM until 4:00 PM on the 23rd of August. The camp registration fee is $59 per player. Available camper spots are limited so registration is on a first come first served basis.
Moreover, this basketball elite camp will be under the direction of the University of Illinois at Springfield Prairie Stars men’s basketball coaching staff. It is going to be a fun but competitive training environment.
What to Bring to the University of Illinois at Springfield
- 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 Illinois at Springfield Prairie Stars Men’s Basketball Elite Camp
The University of Illinois at Springfield (UIS), originally the Sangamon State University, is a public, coeducational, liberal arts, land-grant university in Springfield, Illinois. It is an affiliation of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC). The university is also a member of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) and the American Council on Education (ACE). The university president is Timothy L. Killeen. Currently, the University of Illinois at Springfield is serving around 3,400 undergraduate students. 49 percent of this undergraduate student population are male students and 51 percent are female students. This undergraduate student population is also through a selective enrollment acceptance rate of 65 percent. Correspondingly, the University of Illinois at Springfield’s student to faculty ratio is 14:1. The university is also serving around 2,000 postgraduate students. The University of Illinois at Springfield is one of the nation’s best academic institutions. In fact, it is 64th in the Regional Universities Midwest category of the 2018 US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. The university is also 60th in the Best Value Schools rankings and 12th in the Top Public Schools rankings. In sports, the University of Illinois at Springfield is competing at the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II. They are the Prairie Stars and their official colors are navy blue and white.
University of Illinois at Springfield Prairie Stars Men’s Basketball Elite Camp Organizers
The head coach of the University of Illinois at Springfield Prairie Stars is Matt Brock, a native of Camdenton, Missouri. He is a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science graduate from Truman State University. It is also where he earned his master’s degree in Education. The 2019-20 season will be his inaugural season at the helm of the University of Illinois at Springfield Prairie Stars men’s basketball program. Prior to UIS, Coach Brock was Missouri Baptist’s men’s basketball head coach. He led the Spartans to an American Midwest Conference regular season title.