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 The Nomads Basketball program has been participating in competitive travel basketball in the Western Suburbs of Chicago since 1996. The program provides its players with skill development and ample playing time in order to best prepare them to play high school basketball.


Nomads teams play between 30 - 40 Conference and Tournament games per season between the months of November and March. These games are supported by weekly practices (2x's to 3x's per week).





We hope that our Nomads Basketball community is doing well and staying safe and healthy during these times.  As we did last season, we will be making decisions based on applicable state and local guidelines, as the safety and health of our players, families and coaches are our top priority.  As the country and state return to greater normalcy, we are hopeful that the 2021 season will similarly operate in normal fashion.

At this time, we are holding tryouts at the Woodridge Athletic Recreation Center (Arc) in August:

4th Grade - August 18th and 23rd (6:10-7:30 pm)     [Mike Garst - garst41@yahoo.com]

5th Grade - August 18th and 23rd (7:40-9:00 pm)    [Ed Ritzert - ed_ritzert@yahoo.com]

6th Grade - August 18th and 23rd (7:40-9:00 pm)    [Ken Mikesh - kmick03@gmail.com]

7th Grade - August 19th and 26th (7:40-9:00 pm)    [Chris Adler - cratravel1@aol.com]

8th Grade - August 19th and 26th (7:40-9:00 pm)    [Ray Sinnappan - rsinnappan@jenner.com]

If interested in trying out, please complete the 2021-22 Nomads Tryout Registration Forms below and send to the applicable grade coordinator above for your grade level(s).  All forms must be completed for a player to tryout and advance registration is highly recommended.  Interested players should attend both tryout dates.  Players attending tryouts should bring their own basketball, hand sanitizer, and water bottle.  Due to current state guidelines and facility requirements, players will need to wear a mask at all times at the Arc.  Parents and guardians will not be permitted to attend tryouts.    

FOURTH GRADE COACH NEEDED: please contact us if you have any interest in coaching at the fourth grade level.


Breakaway Basketball Nomads Experience (August 16-20)

The Nomads basketball program is once again partnering with Breakaway Basketball to provide in-season skill development and training.  In addition, Breakaway Basketball is offering a one week clinic for current and potential players interested in trying out for the Nomads teams.  This clinic is offered August 16-20, 2021, and further information can be found at https://www.breakawaybasketball.com/dg-nomads-experience.

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