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Libertyville Sports Complex Location

Winter season starts November 13th at Libertyville Sports Complex and runs till February 24th.  

All practices and games will be run by Kyle Kessel, Dennis Kessel, Noel De La Mar, Neil Fraser and Steve Anderson,

There will be NO Parent coaches!

No cuts will be made, there will be no more than 10 players on a team, so plenty of playing time!  Each grade level will have multiple teams. Each level will have a top team and the remaining kids will be put on teams evenly.  All tournaments are local and played on the weekends.

Kessel Heat Winter season has grown every season because our quality of practices along with skills camps we offer each week.  More and more kids are choosing Kessel Heat because of this. 

During the winter we will also be offering high school teams for any kids who would like to continue playing.

Evaluations will be during the first 2 weeks

Tuesday, November 13th

  • 5:00pm-6:30pm - 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th  Grade (Boys & Girls)
  • 6:30pm-8:00pm - 6th, 7th, 8th & High School (Boys & Girls)

Thursday, November 15th

  • 5:00pm-6:30pm - 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th  Grade (Boys & Girls)
  • 6:30pm-8:00pm - 6th, 7th, 8th & High School (Boys & Girls)

Rosters will be posted November 18th

Weather Announcements

Due to inclement weather, since it will be winter, decisions will be made by 2:00pm. There will be an announcement on the website.


1st - 3rd Grade (Boys & Girls)

  • Practice twice a week, Tuesday & Thursdays 5:00-6:30pm
  • All practices held at Libertyville Sports Complex
  • 5 Local Tournaments
  • Skills classes on Wednesdays for a discounted price of $100 (**Optional)

COST = $595

+ $125 for new uniform (new as of Spring 2017)

*NOTE: There is a payment plan option available at check out once registering

Registration NOW OPEN

Boys & Girls Team Practices

Dates Grades Times
Tuesdays - November 13, 20, 27 / December 4, 11, 18 / January 8, 15, 22, 29 / February 5, 12, 19 1st, 2nd & 3rd 5:00-6:30pm
Thursdays -November 8, 15, 29 / December 6, 13, 20 / January 10, 17, 24, 31 / February 7, 14, 21 1st, 2nd & 3rd 5:00-6:30pm

4th - High School (Boys & Girls)

  • Practice twice a week, Tuesday & Thursdays
  • All practices held at Libertyville Sports Complex
  • 7 Tournaments
  • Skills classes on Wednesdays for a discounted price of $100 (**Optional)

COST = $995

+ $125 for new uniform (new as of Spring 2017)

*NOTE: There is a payment plan option available at check out once registering.

Registration NOW OPEN

Boys & Girls Team Practices

Dates Grades Times
Tuesdays - November 13, 20, 27 / December 4, 11, 18 / January 8, 15, 22, 29 / February 5, 12, 19 4th & 5th 5:00-6:30pm
6th, 7th, 8th & High School 6:30-8:00pm
Thursdays -November 8, 15, 29 / December 6, 13, 20 / January 10, 17, 24, 31 / February 7, 14, 21 4th & 5th 5:00-6:30pm
6th, 7th, 8th & High School 6:30-8:00pm

Skills Class details for discounted purchase

The Skills Camps are high intense workouts geared on shooting and ball handling. 

These classes are open to all players looking to improve their individual game, not just Kessel Heat Winter Travel team players.

Skills Class Information:

Dates Location Grades Times
Wednesdays Starting: November 14, 28 / December 5, 12, 19 / January 9, 16, 23, 30 / February 6, 13, 20 Libertyville Sports Complex K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th (Boys & GIrls) 5:00pm-6:30pm
Libertyville Sports Complex 6th, 7th, 8th & High School (Boys & GIrls) 6:30pm-8:00pm