skip navigation
Home Year Round Summer Rosters Summer Camps Summer AAU In-House League Fall Travel (2nd -8th) Fall HS Future Phenom


Kessel's Training is Northern Illinois' most advanced basketball and plyometric training organization. We offer a variety of camps, clinics, private instruction and more for all of your basketball, and athletic needs.

Founded by Dennis Kessel and his 25 years of coaching expertise, Kessel's Training is unique because, regardless of sport, he breaks down every individual step over and over until the player's muscles are trained, mind is focused and the skill perfected.


Coach Dennis Kessel

Coach Kessel is the former head varsity basketball coach at Mundelein High School. He is one of the premier teachers of the game in the Chicagoland area. Coach Kessel has conducted basketball camps throughout the United States for over 45 years and has developed a teaching system that enhances players' skills in all facets of the game. Among Coach Kessel's coaching accomplishments:

  • Has been coaching since 1971
  • Illinois Coaches Hall of Fame - Inducted in 2005
  • Compiled 388 career victories
  • Won 10 Conference Championships
  • Won 6 Regional Championships
  • Won 1 Sectional Championship


Coach Kyle Kessel

Kyle was recently elected into the Illinois High School Basketball Hall of Fame. Among Kyle's accomplishments:

  • All-State Mundelein High School (1993-1994)
  • 2nd all-time in assists in Illinois High School Basketball
  • Second leading scorer in Lake County, IL basketball history
  • Played college basketball at Texas A&M University (1995-1997)
  • 7th in the nation in assists (1996-1997)
  • Drafted by New York Mets played for the Houston Astros