Spartan Sports provides youth & teen boys the opportunity to learn and practice the fundamentals of basketball in a structured setting and to experience basketball at a competitive level.

practice-only option

The practice-only option is for players in 3rd- 12th grades who may not have time to participate in weekend games due to other commitments. Players can attend 2-3 trainings/week during the summer season.


Grades: Players 3rd-12th

tryout fee

$20 per tryout

tryout dates (3rd-8th)

Grades based on grade as of May

3rd/4th...Tuesday, May 21 & 28

6:45 PM-7:45 PM @ASC

5th/6th...Tuesday, May 21 & 28

8:15 PM-9:15 PM @NFF

7th/8th...Thursday, May 23 & 30

6:45 PM-7:45 PM @BRO


Grades based on grade as of May

Wednesday, May 22 & 29

6:00 PM-7:15 PM @OLY

make-up tryout dates


tryout locations


Ascension Lutheran Church Gym

7429 N Milwaukee, Niles


Brooks Park

7100 N Harlem, Chicago


Niles Family Fitness Center

987 Civic Center Drive, Niles


Olympia Park

6566 N Avondale, Chicago

Extra costs

Spartan Sports Basketball has partnered with NIKE's Gear UP program. Uniforms must be purchased through their link.


Players are asked to purchase a reversible practice jersey from Coach Dwayne. The price is $25.


Spartan Sports teams compete in local, regional, and national competitions through tournaments, shootouts, and leagues.

The program consists of Silver, Gold, Elite & College Exposure teams.

The Silver Teams season runs from the beginning of June 10 through the August 4, consisting of 2 practices /week & 4 local tournaments.

Gold, Elite & College Exposure teams have additional practices and tournaments.

All players registering for tryouts will be assigned to a team.

No matter the level, we focus on developing and teaching players how to play the game.

Thank you and best of luck!

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