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by posted 07/20/2021
Community Clinics

www.BESTbasketballChicago.com

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):

http://www.collegevine.com

 

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

https://www.ncsasports.org/who-is-ncsa/what-does-ncsa-do/what-does-ncsa-cost-how-much

 

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

https://www.ncsasports.org/recruiting/managing-recruiting-process/fall-checklist

 

NCAA Resource Center:

http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/eligibility_center/Student_Resources/CBSA.pdf

 

NAIA Resource Center:

https://play.mynaia.org/media/1091/naia_guide_college_bound_student.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2rzuJa_AiKj9EtcfgXS7YzeOggcGywPQ6RPSGq5p8IwzvR-Dm_iOUGK8k

 

Career interests and potential college major exploration survey:

https://www.mynextmove.org/explore/ip

 

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

https://www.gobigrecruiting.com/recruiting101/mens_basketball/positional_guidelines

 

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:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8nCxsbwA-ac&t=219s

 

NCSA’s Tips for Contacting College Coaches:

https://www.ncsasports.org/recruiting/contacting-college-coaches

 

Efficient mass e-mailing coaches tutorial:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlKpQrBME6xJ6k71ifmYKzWm8MNgkAOZm


by posted 02/18/2021