B.E.S.T. or Basketball Elite Skills Training offers a variety of programs from top Basketball coaches in Chicago, IL.

Peace Streets

by posted 07/20/2021
Community Clinics


B.E.S.T. Basketball Chicago

Player Development Clinics

Where: Humboldt Park's outdoor courts @ Augusta and Kedzie

When: Saturdays and Sundays 9:00am-10:30am

What: Bring a basketball, jump rope, water if possible...otherwise we can provide. Bring your friends and spread the word

Cost: No fee, but please bring at least two non-perishable food items for donation.

Who is B.E.S.T. Basketball Chicago?: B.E.S.T. Basketball Chicago is a cooperative of terrific basketball coaches, mostly former high school, college, and professional coaches, who love to inspire Chicago's basketball community to continue loving the game of basketball. We are a 501c3 Not-For-Profit

Questions/Donation Inquiries to: SignUp@BESTbasketballChicago.com

by posted 06/19/2021
Aspiring College Player Info



Aspiring College Player General Info Page

Virtual counselor (free college admissions site):



College Athletic Recruitment Service (lots of great free resources/information on its website and YouTube, and you could choose some fee-based additional help):



Fall Recruiting Checklist (HS Freshmen – HS Senior years):



NCAA Resource Center:



NAIA Resource Center:



Career interests and potential college major exploration survey:



College Navigator (US Dept. of Education college search tool):



Power Ranking of Basketball Colleges (NAIA and each of the 3 NCAA Divisions by U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges, IPEDS graduation rates, IPEDS average cost after aid, etc.):

Women: https://www.ncsasports.org/best-colleges/best-womens-basketball-colleges

Men: https://www.ncsasports.org/best-colleges/best-basketball-colleges


Basketball Video Highlight Guidelines/Tips (by position):

Women: https://www.ncsasports.org/womens-basketball/highlight-video

Men: https://www.ncsasports.org/mens-basketball/highlight-video


YouTube video-making and posting tutorial:



NCSA’s Tips for Contacting College Coaches:



Efficient mass e-mailing coaches tutorial:


by posted 02/18/2021