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2021-2022 Wheatland Wizards Basketball

The Wheatland Wizards Basketball Club is a Premier Competitive Regional Traveling Basketball Program of the Wheatland Athletic Association, based in the Naperville/Aurora area. Duncan Ward serves as the Director of the Wheatland Wizards Basketball Program. 

The Wizards program offers grade level skills training throughout the winter. Team practices will begin in September and the game/tournament season will run from November through March, or as necessary to comply with any state or federal restrictions. 

The Wizards offers a high level basketball program that includes highly qualified trainers and coaches that are committed to: 

   -Teaching and enhancing the skills and fundamentals of basketball 
   -Developing character in young athletes 
   -Promoting a true love of the game 

4th through 8th grades teams will play approximately 40 plus games, including 4-7 weekend tournaments. 
3rd grade teams will play approximately a 20 game season with 2-4 tournaments.

Fees are all inclusive of training, practices, tournaments and games. Uniform cost is separate. For more information on the Wheatland Wizards please contact us at: 630-978-2855 or email the Wizards Administrator, Kellie Berlin at [email protected]

Tryout Information
Tryout Fee: $20 (non-refundable)
Location: WAA Sports Center - 2323 Liberty Street, Aurora, IL 60502
Dates & Times: Register for your grade as of FALL 2021. Skilled 2nd graders are welcome to try out.
Sunday, August 29th
1-2:05pm (3rd Gr)
2:10-3:15pm (4th Gr)
3:20-4:25pm (5th Gr)
4:30-5:35pm (6th Gr)
5:40-6:45pm (7th Gr)
6:50-8pm (8th Gr)

Wednesday, September 1st
6:30-7:30pm (3rd Gr)
7:30-8:30pm (5th Gr)
8:30-9:30pm (7th Gr)

Thursday, September 2nd
6:30-7:30pm (4th Gr)
7:30-8:30pm (6th Gr)
8:30-9:30pm (8th Gr)

*Pre-registration is required!
*Players only need to attend 1 tryout date.

The Wheatland Athletic Association follows the guidelines issued by the State of Illinois under the Restore Illinois Plan in the operation of programs and facilities. Please review current guidelines here.

Wizards Boys 3rd Grade

Registration closes on 09/01/2021 at 05:00 PM
Season Dates: 09/13/2021 to 03/31/2022

Wizards Boys 4th Grade

Registration closes on 09/02/2021 at 05:00 PM
Season Dates: 09/13/2021 to 03/31/2022

Wizards Boys 5th Grade

Registration closes on 09/01/2021 at 05:00 PM
Season Dates: 09/13/2021 to 03/31/2022

Wizards Boys 6th Grade

Registration closes on 09/02/2021 at 05:00 PM
Season Dates: 09/13/2021 to 03/31/2022

Wizards Boys 7th Grade

Registration closes on 09/01/2021 at 05:00 PM
Season Dates: 09/13/2021 to 03/31/2022

Wizards Boys 8th Grade

Registration closes on 09/02/2021 at 05:00 PM
Season Dates: 09/13/2021 to 03/31/2022

Registration Listing

2021-2022 Wheatland Lady Wizards Travel Basketball

The Lady Wizards compete in the DuPage Youth Travel Basketball League (DYTBL). The season runs October through February. Team practice begins October. Game play begins November through March.

Lady Wizard teams practice 2 days per week. They play 25-35 games (including tournaments), and they have 6-8 skill development trainings (separate from team practices and are provided by Coach Dunc and basketball trainers).

The Lady Wizards program focuses on player development and implementing fundamentals in game settings learned through skill development trainings. Preparation and Execution is key!

Needed will be head coaches and assistant coaches with a background in playing and/or coaching youth basketball. 

Tryout Fee: $20 (non-refundable)

Tryout Location: WAA Sports Center (2323 Liberty Street, Aurora, IL 60502)

Tryout Schedule: Register for your grade as of FALL 2021.
Monday, August 30th & Tuesday, August 31st
6:30-7:30pm - 3rd & 4th Grade
7:30-8:30pm - 5th & 6th Grade
8:30-9:30pm - 7th & 8th Grade

*Pre-registration is required!
*Players only need to attend 1 tryout date.

The Wheatland Athletic Association follows the guidelines issued by the State of Illinois under the Restore Illinois Plan in the operation of programs and facilities. Please review current guidelines here.

3rd Grade Lady Wizards

Registration closes on 08/31/2021 at 06:00 PM
Season Dates: 10/01/2021 to 02/28/2022

4th Grade Lady Wizards

Registration closes on 08/31/2021 at 06:00 PM
Season Dates: 10/01/2021 to 02/28/2022

5th Grade Lady Wizards

Registration closes on 08/31/2021 at 07:00 PM
Season Dates: 10/01/2021 to 02/28/2022

6th Grade Lady Wizards

Registration closes on 08/31/2021 at 07:00 PM
Season Dates: 10/01/2021 to 02/28/2022

7th Grade Lady Wizards

Registration closes on 08/31/2021 at 08:00 PM
Season Dates: 10/01/2021 to 02/28/2022

8th Grade Lady Wizards

Registration closes on 08/31/2021 at 08:00 PM
Season Dates: 10/01/2021 to 02/28/2022

Registration Listing

2021 Wizards Basketball High School Fall Teams

Wizards Basketball High School Fall Teams
The Wheatland Wizards Basketball Club is a Premier Competitive Regional Traveling Basketball Program of the Wheatland Athletic Association which is based in the Naperville/Aurora, Plainfield and Oswego area.

The Wheatland Wizards Travel Basketball program objective is to develop young basketball players mentally and physically. Our focus is through proper instruction to enhance participants basketball IQ, skill development and provide appropriate competition.

We emphasize: TEAMWORK. Man-to-man defense principles. Full court, aggressive trapping defense. Quick, transition offense. Efficient spacing and floor balance offensively.

Practice begins the week of September 15th, and the season will run through October 31st (6-7 tournaments). Teams will have 2 weekly scheduled practices.
Players MUST be registered to tryout.

Tryout Fee is $20.00 (non-refundable)
Program Fee is TBA

Tryout Information:
Dates/Times: (Players only need to attend 1 tryout date)  
Saturday, September 11th & Sunday, September 12th
11am-12:15pm - Freshman/Sophomores
12:15-1:30pm - Juniors/Seniors

Location: WAA Sports Center - 2323 Liberty Street, Aurora

Eligible Players must be entering 9th through 12th grade in Fall 2021 (ages 14-17 years old). Skilled 8th graders are encouraged to tryout.

Tryout fee is $20.00. Must be registered to tryout.  Teams will be split based off of age and/or ability.

The Wheatland Athletic Association follows the guidelines issued by the State of Illinois under the Restore Illinois Plan in the operation of programs and facilities. Please review current guidelines here.

Wizards High School Boys Fall Teams

Registration closes on 09/12/2021 at 10:00 AM
Season Dates: 09/13/2021 to 10/31/2021

2021/2022 Season Information

The Wheatland Wizards are holding tryouts for the 2021-2022 season. Our plan is to form teams and practice in accordance with State of Illinois guidelines.

PROGRAM DETAILS

The Wheatland Wizards Travel Basketball program Director, Trainers and staff, believe that the proper approach to developing a high level basketball player is to have a mix of high quality skills training, proper game preparation and strategy and the proper level of competition. Emphasis is on player development training in order to master the fundamentals of basketball, along with encouraging player physical fitness and mental quickness. These are skills necessary for players that want to advance from elementary, middle school, high school and college level basketball. Trainings will be provided by Coach Dunc and a staff of qualified basketball trainers.

The Wheatland Wizards Program is focused on the athlete that is involved in multiple sports and activities but wants to continue to develop competitively in basketball. The season places high emphasis on training and practice time throughout the season. Training opportunities will be available in the summer, team practice begins in September and games/tournaments begin in early November and going through March (3rd through 8th grade).  The High School program runs seasonally, with coaching provided by Duncan Ward.

The Wizard program balances hard work and fun. The current roster of players in the Wheatland Wizards program come from communities such as Naperville, Aurora, North Aurora, Montgomery, Oswego, Plainfield and Bolingbrook to name a few. The majority of participants are from the Naperville District 204 area, but all communities are invited to tryout for travel basketball.

Lady Wizards Program

The Wheatland Wizards Basketball Club is a Premier Competitive Regional Traveling Basketball Program of the Wheatland Athletic Association which is based in the Naperville/Aurora, Plainfield and Oswego area. 

The Wheatland Wizards Travel Basketball program objective is to DEVELOP basketball players mentally and physically.  Our focus is through proper instruction to enhance participants basketball IQ, skill development, and provide appropriate competition.

The Lady Wizards compete in the DuPage Youth Travel Basketball League (DYTBL) November-February.  Wheatland’s own, Coach Dunc, and trainers provide the Lady Wizards participants 6-8 skill trainings starting in October.

The Lady Wizards program focuses on player development and implementing fundamentals in game settings learned through skill development trainings. PREPARATION & EXECUTION is key! Coach Dunc, along with Lady Wizards coaches ensure all are able and prepared to compete at their appropriate level.



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2323 Liberty St 
Aurora, Illinois 60502

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