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Boys Spring AAU

Kessel Heat is excited to begin it's 19th year of Spring AAU basketball

Coming off it's most successful season ever with:


  • 13u and 14u won AAU district state championships
  • 14u finished 2nd in the nation
  • 15u was the NY2LA league champions
  • 16u was ranked as high as 7th in the country
  • 17u had multiple big victories with all 9 players receiving D1, D2, and D3 offers

We have the most experienced coaches who take pride in developing all of our players and we look forward to developing your son/daughter this Spring AAU season


Come join the most premier AAU Program in the area. Assocation (High School Only), National & Regional teams. Kessel Heat player development is earning the reputation as the best around, if you are interested in being a part of one our teams, please check the information below.

Kessel Heat Spring AAU runs until the last week in May. There are NO CUTS after evaluations; each team will have no more than 10 players. All tournaments will be played on the weekends. Tournaments wills start in April and end the last weekend in May. (National will travel and Regional may go to Milwaukee and/or Indianapolis)

All teams will have set coaches from our elite coaching staff. All coaches will be monitor by Illinois Hall of Famer Dennis Kessel. Dennis will help each coach reach their full potential. High school players will receive our full support in reaching out to colleges and helping with their recruitment.

Each team will practice two evenings a week and will practice together as a team with their coach (There will be more than one team at each grade level) Practices will be held at the following locations:

Teams will practice on either Monday/Wednesday nights or Tuesday/Thursday nights.

We will use the first week of practice to finalize the rosters. This is when it is mandatory to attend practice to show you are commitment to Kessel Heat Spring AAU season. If for some reason you can not attend the first week please make sure to contact Johanna Heffernan.

Palatine location details:

St. Nectarios Church (133 S Roselle Rd, Palatine, IL 60067)

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**Discounted price due to later start date **

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