Feeder Basketball Tryouts
Below you will find information and key dates regarding the 2014 Lady Cougars Feeder Basketball Tryouts.
To learn more about our Feeder Program, please click on About Us.
Parent Information Meeting, Skills Clinic, Tryout Dates, 2014 Head Coaches
Parent Information Meeting
Vernon Hills Sullivan Center Saturday, September 27th
A parent information meeting will be taking place on Saturday, September 27th, 9:00am – 10:00am, at the Vernon Hills Park District Sullivan Center. The purpose of this meeting is to provide parents with an overview about the program, changes to the 2014-2015 season and tryout process.
You may also use this meeting to pre-register your daughter for tryouts. Please note that this meeting replaces the parent meeting which normally took place during the tryouts.
Free Skills Clinic
Grades 4th – 5th
Thursday, Oct 2nd
Coach Paul Brettner (VHHS Girls Varsity Head Coach) will be hosting a Skills Clinic at Vernon Hills HS Fieldhouse. The Skills Clinic is Thursday, Oct 2nd, 6:00pm - 7:00pm. There is no cost to participate and pre-registration is not required, just show up and have fun!
Grades 5th – 8th
Oct. 5th, 7th and Oct. 12th
Tryouts will be taking place at Vernon Hills HS, on the following dates:
Sunday, 10/5, Check-in 1:00pm, tryouts 1:30pm–3:30pm
Tuesday, 10/7, Check-in 6:00pm, tryouts 6:30pm–8:30pm
Sunday, 10/12, Check-in 1:00pm, tryouts 1:30pm–3:30pm
Each player must bring the following items to the tryout:
A completed player registration form
A signed Release Waiver form
$25 Tryout Fee, includes a Lady Cougars T-shirt
28.5” Girls Basketball
Bottled water or Sports drink
“Can do Cougar Attitude”!
The following forms / documents are available on this website by clicking on Download Files.
Tryout Information Flyer
Player Tryout Registration Form
Player Release / Waiver Form
2014 Head Coaches
The Lady Cougars Feeder Basketball Program is pleased to announce the Head Coaches for our upcoming season.
8th Grade – Rick Binder
7th Grade – Stacie Brettner
6th Grade – Derek Demas
5th Grade – * TBA
5th Grade – * TBA
* Our goal is to form two equally skilled teams at the 5th Grade Level. If you are interested in head coaching the team, please contact StacieBrettner@gmail.com
Assistant coaches will be selected after tryouts.
Vernon Hills Park District
Girls Youth Basketball
The Vernon Hills Park District is offering their Girls Youth Basketball Program earlier in the season (October to November) to minimize or avoid potential scheduling conflicts with our Feeder Program.
While Vernon Hills Lady Cougars Feeder Basketball is not part of the Vernon Hills Park District, we fully support their Girls Youth Basketball Program and encourage future Lady Cougars to participate in their program.
For more information about the Park District Youth Basketball Program, please contact Joe Bruntmyer (Vernon Hills Park District), visit their website www.vhparkdistrict.org