The YMCA is teaming up with Joliet Junior College (JJC) this fall to host a one-day basketball clinic for kids in grades K-8. This FREE co-ed clinic, which will be taught by JJC’s Head Women’s Basketball Coach Shaun Sanderson and Head Men’s Basketball Coach Danny Turner and members of their respective teams will focus on teaching young athletes the fundamentals of the game of basketball, including dribbling, passing, shooting, and ball handling.
Saturday, October 21
9-10:30 a.m. (Grades K-2)
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Grades 3-8)
Joliet Junior College Event Center
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet, IL 60431
This event is free and open to the community.
Following the clinic, all participants and their families are invited to cheer on the JJC women’s basketball team as they take on the Detroit Dodgers in an exhibition game at 1 p.m.
ABOUT COACH SANDERSON
As the winningest coach in the program’s history, Coach Sanderson has been at the helm of the JJC women’s basketball program for 16 seasons. Since becoming the head coach at JJC, Sanderson has helped more than 40 athletes extend their playing careers at four-year institutions and has coached 22 all-conference players, 18 all-region players, three All-Americans, and five Academic All-Americans.
ABOUT COACH TURNER
Coach Turner became the head men’s basketball coach at JJC in 2022, bringing more than 30 years of coaching experience at both the high school and collegiate levels to the Wolves program. Turner has also worked as an instructor at several high-profile camps in the Chicagoland area, including the Chicago Bulls Basketball Academy, Northwestern University, and DePaul University basketball camps.