2009
Benedictine basketball camp teaches youngsters the proper techniques

Benedictine basketball camp teaches youngsters the proper techniques
June 4, 2009

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

Boys in grades 3-8 who want to learn the proper techniques and fundamentals of basketball should attend Benedictine University’s 2009 Boys Basketball Camp from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, June 29 through Thursday, July 2 in the Dan and Ada Rice Center on the University campus. The clinics teach youngsters the fundamentals of basketball. Each student receives individual instruction and coaching. Individual attention is assured by the camps low camper-to-instructor ratio. Players are grouped by age and ability. The clinics are conducted by veteran Benedictine University basketball coach Keith Bunkenburg. Bunkenburg has averaged 16 wins per season as Benedictine’s head coach and has guided the Eagles to either regular-season or conference tournament titles five times. Bunkenburg was named Illinois’ NCAA Division III “Coach of the Year” in both 2000 and 2004. His .615 winning percentage ranks him among the winningest active NCAA Division III coaches in the country. The camp fee is $175. Each camper receives a T-shirt and free lunch every day. For information, call (630) 829-6144.

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Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.