Youth basketball camp runs June 15-17, 2012 in Chicago

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A special 3-day Breakthrough Basketball skills development camp comes to Chicago June 15 – 17, 2012 at the Libertyville Sports Complex.

The Breakthrough Basketball camp is taught by NBA development expert Don Kelbick. He shares the key drills, skills, strategies and tactics in group sessions and individual development practice sessions with lots of hands on drills with players and coaches helping out.


Breakthrough Basketball camp for boys and girls ages 12 and up (middle school, high school, and college players).


Friday June 15, 2012 from 6pm – 9pm

Saturday June 16, 2012 from 9am – 6pm

Sunday June 17, 2012 from 9am – 3pm

* Lunch breaks will be from 12:00 to 1:00.


Libertyville Sports Complex (40 miles North of Downtown Chicago)

1950 N. Highway 45

Libertyville, IL 60048

Don Kelbick has over 35 years of basketball coaching experience at the high school, division I college, and professional levels. He has provided individual training for more than 14 different NBA players including Raja Bell, Carlos Boozer, and JJ Barea, over 50 European and professional players, and hundreds of college basketball players. He was a college head coach for 14 years, Division I assistant for 10 years, and spent 2 years as a high school coach. In 2 years as a high school coach, his teams produced 6 Division I players and was ranked #1 in Florida 28 out of a possible 34 weeks.

The camp is open to boys and girls ages 12 and up. Coaches that want to learn and pick up new skills are also invited to attend and observe. The camps are for serious players that want to work hard and want to dramatically improve their scoring mentality, ball handling, shooting, footwork, finishing, and much more. It is designed as an ever evolving intensive open learning experience that the players, coaches, and parents can really enjoy.

The camp is limited to 60 players. The cost of the three-day camp is $225 and $97 for observing coaches. Parents whose child has registered can watch for no additional charge.

Additional information can be found online at


For more information, contact Jeff Haefner at (319) 360-0314 or Email

Breakthrough Basketball was founded by brothers and basketball coaches Jeff and Joe Haefner. Jeff currently lives in Marion, Iowa and brother Joe lives in Kansas City, Kansas. Their mission is to provide basketball coaches, players, and fans quality information about the sport that they love.

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