The Western Illinois University Fighting Leathernecks Men’s Basketball Camp is inviting all boys in grade 4 up to grade 10 at any skill level. This basketball training program is set to run from the 10th of June until the 13th of June. The camp’s daily schedule is set to start at 9:00 AM and end at 2:00 PM. Moreover, this basketball camp is going to take place at the state of the art Brophy Hall which is on the Western Illinois University campus. The players will be motivated to achieve their potential and obtain valuable college-level experience. The registration cost which includes a camp t-shirt is $150 per player.
Running this basketball camp is the Western Illinois University Fighting Leathernecks men’s basketball coaching staff. Also in attendance are the current Leathernecks men’s basketball player and an on-site athletic trainer. It is going to be a physically demanding but enjoyable training experience.
What to Bring to Western Illinois University Fighting Leathernecks Men’s Basketball 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 Western Illinois University
Western Illinois University, formerly Western Illinois State Teachers College, is public, coeducational university in Macomb, Illinois. The university comprises four colleges. Namely, they are the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Technology, the College of Education and Human Services, and the College of Fine Arts and Communication. Overall, the university has an accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission. The university is currently home to around 8,500 undergraduate students and around 1,300 postgraduate 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 59 percent. Correspondingly, Western Illinois University’s student to faculty ratio 15:1. Western Illinois University is a top-tier academic institution. As a matter of fact, it is 61st in Regional Universities Midwest category of the 2018 US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. The university is also 36th in the Best Colleges for Veterans rankings and 56th in the Best Value Schools rankings. In sports, Western Illinois University is competing in the Summit League of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I as the Fighting Leathernecks. Purple and gold are the university athletics’ official colors.
Western Illinois University Fighting Leathernecks Men’s Basketball Camp Organizers
The Head Coach of the Western Illinois University Fighting Leathernecks men’s basketball team is Billy Wright. He is now in his fifth season at the helm of the Western Illinois University Fighting Leathernecks men’s basketball program. He is a bachelor’s degree graduate from Bradley University. Coach Billy Wright is an inductee into the Bradley University Hall of Fame. Prior to his head coaching role, Coach Billy Wright was the team’s associate head coach.
Completing the Western Illinois University Fighting Leathernecks men’s basketball coaching staff are assistant coaches Jestin Anderson and Joshua Jones. Von Washington is the director of basketball operations and Jeff White and Scott Rowley are the graduate assistant coaches.