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Mundelein Jr Mustangs Feeder

Mundelein Feeder Update (11/14/21)

PRACTICES:

Your teams practice schedule will be listed in the Game Changer app (see below)

GAME CHANGER APP:

You should have received an email to join the team page on the app, at some point today.  So please keep an eye out and make sure to check Spam Mail.

NOTE: If you have played a previous season that we've used Game Changer you may leave the team, so it doesn't show. Please just make sure to follow your Winter 2021-22 team for practices and game times.

The app is something we started using last season and have gotten excellent feedback from the parents. All lines of communication are done through the Game Changer App, coaches’ information, team roster, practice schedule and game times (when available) will all be posted on this app. There is also attendance for events on this app so the coaches can know their rosters each weekend. Also, parents can message with each other and set up carpools, share pictures/videos from the games, etc.

TOURNAMENTS:

For anyone new to Mundelein Feeder please know that we give a tentative tournament schedule. Some dates may change due to players and coach’s availability. Game times normally do not come out until Wednesday night or Thursday morning before the weekends play. Tournaments can be on One Day Shootouts (Saturday only or Sunday only) or can be a 2-day tournament (Saturday and Sunday). There will also be some local games during the week with other feeder teams. NOTE:  There is an admissions fee at the weekend tournaments that is not included in your team fee.
 
Tentative Tournament Schedule:

December 4-5th

December 11-12th

December 18-19th

January 8-9th

January 15-16th

January 29-30th

February 5-6th

February 19-20th

February 26-27th

 

If your child has decided not to play, please let us know so we can finalize rosters.

PAYMENT:

If you have yet to make payment, please make a Payment now to secure your child’s spot on the team. Please make sure to register online if you have not yet done so yet by clicking here: 

WELCOME

Director of the Mundelein Feeder program is Hall of Fame coach Dennis Kessel, former head Varsity Basketball coach for Mundelein High School and son IBCA Hall of Fame player Kyle Kessel who played for Mundelein High School. With their level of experience and knowledge for the game they are eager to pass it on to the younger players to prepare them with the fundamentals to make them successful and competitive basketball players. 

OUR MISSION

Our main focus is to provide an opportunity for young boys that will attend Mundelein High School to participate in an organized competitive basketball program.  Teams are formed at each grade level from 5th-8th. Our first priority is to help your son improve their skills, build their confidence and become competitive in a game setting. With our great coaching staff and high level of organization we believe we can create a positive basketball experience for all involved.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE

Boys that live in district #120 and plan to attend Mundelein H.S. are invited to play Mustang Feeder Basketball.  If you have limited experience, but enjoy basketball and are ready to learn, please join us.


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PLAYER COMMITMENT:

All Players that choose to participate in MHS Feeder are encouraged to attend all team functions, which include all practices and games from November – mid March.  We understand everyone has a busy schedule and will miss some team functions.  However, if you are constantly missing team functions playing time may be adjusted accordingly.

COACHES:

The MHS Feeder program prides itself on our coaching staff.  With their basketball experience and overall knowledge of the game we believe they can make every players experience a positive one.  Each team will have a head coach and possibly an assistant coach.  Each coach will be in contact with the team on a weekly basis addressing practices, games and tournament schedules.

PLAYING TIME:

The head coach will determine playing time. Please note that all players will get a chance to participate in EVERY game.  However, when the game is on the line the coach will play the players who are producing the most in that particular game.  Playing time may also be determined by each player’s attitude towards the team, participation and overall sportsmanship.

TOURNAMENTS:  

We will be playing all games on the weekends, teams will play 10 weekends through the months of December, January, February, and first weekend in March. Please note that exact game times do not come out until the middle of the week that they are playing. All game times will be posted in the Game Changer App. A tentative tournament schedule will be:

December 4-5

December 11-12

December 18-19

January 8-9

January 15-16

January 29-30

February 5-6

February 19-20

February 26-27

 

Please note that tournaments that we will participate in will charge a spectator entry fee. Games will be held of the weekends and there will be no weekday games.

PRACTICES

Each team will have practice twice a week at one of two locations, Canlan Sports Libertyville and Volo Sportsplex. Each schedule will be given once rosters are posted. 

FEES & PAYMENTS

The MHS Feeder Basketball fee

  • $600 - If players have a uniform new as of last season (2020-21)
  • $695 - If player needs a uniform

 This fee will include team practices, games, tournament fees, referees, league fees and coaching stipends. All Checks will be made payable to Kessel's Training, or we will also have a link to pay online with options to pay in full or payment plan.