We are proud to present our 2019 Summer Camps. Develop your skills and work with some of the area's best coaches. In our 4-Day per week camp we will work on shooting, ball handling, offensive moves, short sided games as well as fun games and contests. Our professional staff will lead boys and girls grades 2nd thru 8th in three total weeks of camp.
Lead Coach for 2019 Summer Camps
Eric has coached all over the Chicagoland Area for the past 14 years. He has coached young boys and girls from Kindergarten all the way to the Collegiate level. Eric has operated the Illinois Magic for the past 7 years. In addition to the Illinois Magic, Eric works with the Illinois Basketball Academy (Naperville) to develop their programming, teams and facility.
Most recently, Coach Samuelson was invited to Colorado Springs, CO. to meet with the leaders of USA Basketball Youth Division to help expand the game thru the USA Basketball Alliance Tournament Initiative.
Eric played his High School Basketball at Maine West High School where he was a 4-year Varsity Basketball stand-out. He received All-Area, All-Conference, and All-State Honorable Mention Awards during his senior season. Eric played his College basketball at North Park University (Chicago).
Eric lives in Cary, IL. with his wife, Carolyn and four daughters, Brooklyn, Bailey, Brynn and Briella
|Choose 2 Weeks of Camp||$270||Lifezone360|
|Choose All 3 Weeks of Camp||$360||Lifezone360|
|8:30-9:15am||Ball Handling||Players will be put through various drills that will work on ball handling through pressure, hand strength and overall ability to handle the basketball in game situations.|
|9:15-10:00am||Shooting||Players will have their individual shots broken down. Shooting off the dribble, off the catch and form shooting will be stressed.|
|10:00-10:30am||Short Sided Games (1on1, 2on2, 3on3)||Players will be divided based on age and ability. We will set up short sided games for them to compete in.|
|10:30-11:00am||Contests and Games||Fun games and drills will be played. Dribble Knockout, Dribble Tag, Shooting contests and more!|