Tryouts are held at Douglas Rec 512 E. GROVE Champaign, IL.  

Champaign Heat will offer the following teams this upcoming 2015 spring/summer travel season:

14u Boys (8th Grade)

12u Boys (6th Grade)

14u spring/summer boys Tryouts have concluded. Thank you to everyone who tried out. We look forward to a great spring/summer season!

For more info please email

Spot Light: Champaign Heat Alumni Players In College:

1.Devin Carter, Champaign Centennial

Shout out to Champaign Heat alum Devin Carter! Devin is currently playing on the Arkansas State Men's Division 1 Basketball team. We are proud of you Devin! Devin played for Champaign Heat from 2009-2011. Devin is one of the best players ever to come out of Central Illinois.

Article Image

2. Taylen Alexander, Champaign Centennial

3. Brandon "Bubba" Glass, Urbana

Taylen Alexander (above left and below left) and Brandon "Bubba" Glass" (below right) played collegiate ball at Joliet Jr. College 2012-2013. Bubba played for Champaign Heat from 2008-2011 and Taylen was a member of Heat from 2009-2011. Taylen also played for his hometown JUCO, Parkland College in 2013-14.

4. Jay Simpson, Champaign Central & La Lumiere Prep (IN)

Big shout out to Champaign Heat Alum Jay Simpson (below)! Jay is a part of the Division 1 Purdue Men's Basketball program! Jay played for Coach KG in 2007 at the Boys & Girls Club and for Champaign Heat in 2008 and parts of 2009. Jay has been one the most celebrated and successful players from the area recently. Prior to being diagnosed with a heart condition, Jay was predicted to be an NBA draft pick. We are so proud of you Jay!

5. Noah Wells, Champaign Central

Noah "Bang-Bang" Wells (below) played for Champaign Heat in 2014 and will be a part of the Men's Basketball program at WIU this 2015-2016 season! Congrats Noah!  Bang-Bang!

6. Kurtis Ellis, Normal University High

7. Bryn Agnew, Normal University High

Kurtis (below left) and Bryn (below right) both played for Champaign Heat in 2011. Kurtis is now playing at NCJAA D1 Utah State University-Eastern and Brynn is a part of the Men's Basketball D3 program at Milikin University. Proud of you two!

8. Greg Boyd, Urbana

Greg (below) played for Heat in 2011, 2012, and parts of 2013. Greg will be playing college basketball at Riverland Community College in Minnesota this upcoming 2015-2016 season, congrats Greg!  

9. Cortez King, St. Thomas More

Tezzy played for Coach K.G. from 2005-2007 while at the Boys & Girls Club, and for Champaign Heat from 2008-2011! He is now a contributing member of the St. Francis (IL)  University's Men's Basketball program. Tez has also played for McHenry College and Joliet Jr. College. We are very proud of you lil bro! You have come a long way!!!

10. Chase Patton, St. Joseph-Ogden

11. Nate Michaels, St. Joseph Ogden

Chase (above #24) played for Champaign Heat in 2011. He became a member of the Danville Community College Men's Basketball program in 2013 . Nate (below) played for Heat in 2011 and is now currently a member of the McKendree University Men's Basketball program! 

MichaelNate_1415MBB12. Brent Schluter, St. Joseph-Ogden
Brent Schluter (Left) Brent played for Heat in 2011 and is now a member of the Milikin University Men's Basketball program.

(below) Congrats to 12u and 14u! They brought home 1st place over Memorial Day Weekend 2015! 12u won in Michigan and 14u won in Wisconsin! 

Follow us on instagram @champaignheatbasketball !



Picture (above) Info: This pic was taken in 2008 in Michigan and represents the inaugural year of Champaign Heat Basketball. Thank you to all the athletes, parents, volunteers, and coaches who have and continue to make Champaign Heat a successful youth basketball program.As always... Go Heat!!!

(above): 2012-13 Fall/Winter 12u Boys with Bulls legend and hall of fame player, Scottie Pippen at Joy of the Game 

Upcoming Tournaments: 

March 2015

March 7-8th Peoria, IL (12u & 14u)

Image result for peoria area elite pics

Shaun Livingston Spring Tip-Off

March 14-15th Stl., MO 

Reebok 4th Annual Stl. Eagles Arch Classic

March 21 W. Lafayette, IN (12u & 14u)


March 28-29th Indianapolis/Fishers, IN

Adidas Spring Tip-Off

April 2015

April 11-12th Bloomington, IL (12u &14u)

April 18th, Romeoville, IL
12u & 14uOne Day Shootouts

Gym Rats Shootout 

April 25th Wheaton, IL (14u) Academy

May 2015:

May 2-3rd Bloomington, IL (12u & 14u)

May 9th Harper College Palatine, IL (14u)

Respect Mom Shootout

May 23-25th Mt. Pleasant, Michigan (12u)

American Youth Basketball Tour

May Madness State Tournament

May 23rd GYM Rats Shootout Pleasant Prairie, WI (14u)

Border Wars

May 30-31st Bloomington, IL (14u)

American Youth Basketball Tour

AYBT District Series Event

June 6-7th Peoria Area Elite Shaun Livingston Summer Madness Peoria, IL (12u)

Image result for peoria area elite logo

June 13th Chicagoland Youth Basketball Network(CYBN) Prairie State Classic Shootout Lake Barrington, IL (12u)

Chicagoland Youth Basketball
June 28-29th Gametime Gym June Shootout Bloomington, IL (12u)

Image result for game time gym logo

July 4-5th Bloomington, IL

Bloomington II DSE

Image result for aybt logo

July 15-18th (12u) & July 19-22nd (14u) Ft. Wayne, IN

Image result for aybt nationals logo

July 25-26th Bluechip Nationals Chicagoland, IL 

All-star Classic

Make a Free Website with Yola.