14911 127th Street,
Lemont, IL 60439
630 235 0264

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        Lituanica Winter season starts November 27th.

        We won't be holding the tryouts, but we will be accepting  new players.

        For more information contact coach Zilys at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

    

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Coaches

Head Coach: Stepas Žilys

Career:
Stepas has over 20 years experience coaching grade school, high school and professional teams'. His current responsibilities include organizing, scheduling and recruiting boys and girls for travel basketball leagues. Some of his most recent accomplishments include being head coach of Lituanica's 2009's AAU 16U national qualifier and a second place finish as head coach for a Lithuanian 2007 professional expansion team. Stepas is also the head coach of Lemont High School's Boy's Sophomore Basketball team.

Education:
Bachelor of Science Basketball Coaching and Physical Education Lithuanian State Institute of Physical Education.
Contact:
Ph.: 630 235 0264

Coach: Aivaras Majus

Career: 
Coach at Lituanica since 2010. Currently coach of 2003 age group. Finished Sabonis basketball academy in 1996. First coach former Lithuanian national team coach R.Butautas. Later played 3 seasons at Perkunas men team in Kaunas Lithuania. Since 2003 plays and coaches CLKL team Atletas.

Education:
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Coach: Aurimas Matulevicius

Career:
Aurimas has over 10 years coaching experience. Before joining Lituanica Aurimas coached professionally in Europe for two years, as well as played professionally for six. He currently coaches our 1st graders and 9-10th graders.

Education:
Bachelor degree in Physical Education from the University of Klaipeda (Lithuania).
Contact:
Ph.: 630-999-5312

Coach: Ed Kuprys

Career:
Coach Ed Kuprys joined the coaching staff in 2015. He studied and played four seasons on the men's basketball program at Dominican University in River Forest, IL. Coach Kuprys joined the Dominican men’s basketball staff as an assistant coach for 2 seasons (‘09 – ‘11) and assisted in team training, scouting opponents, and recruiting prospective student-athletes. Currently, Coach Kuprys is the assistant varsity boy's basketball coach at IC Catholic Prep High School in Elmhurst, IL.

Education:
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Dominican University.
Contact:
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Coach: Mike Gedville

Career: 
Mike joined the coaching staff of Lituanica in 2008. He has been coaching 2nd-3rd grade team for the past 2 years. He played college basketball for St. Xavier University.

Education:
Bachelor degree in Finance from Saint Xavier University
Contact:
Ph. 708 567 7064

Coach: Kęstutis Žilys

Career:
Lituanica Basketball Academy graduate, Lemont High School alumni. Kestutis had a successful career as a player for Lituanica and we are happy to welcome him to our coaching staff! Currently, Kestutis coaches the 5th boys team in addition to working as a skills coach and strength and condition. 

Education:
Bachelor of Science, Northern Illinois University
Contact:
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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