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SECOND TRYOUT: SATURDAY (SEPTEMBER 23RD). Fall/Winter 2023-2024 Tryouts are now open. SIGN UP NOW!

Registration is open to all players interested in travel basketball. If you would like more details and/or you would like to register your child for the 2023-2024 tryouts please click HERE.  

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OTE 7TH GIRLS NEED YOUR HELP! After winning the Jr. National Championship U13 in Milwaukee, they have decided to take the next step and are headed off to Washington DC to test their skills against other Jr. National Champions. We are asking for help throu

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OTE 7th Girls win 2021 state AAU championship

OTE  is proud to announce its latest championship team. The 7th grade girls team won the 2021 AAU state championship Division 1 by sweeping all four games it played May 1-2 in Rockford. Ill. The team is coached by Brandon Lathon and Shawn Cirton, and won each game by 10 or more points. The team prevailed by sharing the ball, playing tough team defense and winning the battle for loose balls and rebounds. Congrats to the girls! 

OTE 7th grade girls roll at 2019 AAU Nationals!

Congrats to the OTE 7th grade girls, who finished 6th out of 34 teams in the National AAU championship in Knoxville, Tenn. The girls had a great run, losing by five points in the quarterfinals to the eventual AAU champs. The team was on fire all week, averaging 53 points a game -- one of the top-scoring teams in the tourney. Thanks to the players, parents and coach Croix for a terrific week of basketball! The OTE family is proud of all of you!


OTE 8th girls became National AAU champions this morning, July 17, 2017 in Orlando! We're so proud of our players -- Angelica, Illiana, Maeve, Charleen, Lily, Caroline, Nicole, Christi -- and coaches Keith and Jean. What a great run! Congrats!


Over the last 20 years, more than 90 percent of OTE alums have gone on to play high school hoops at major programs across Chicago and the suburbs. Our training works because we are  "Over the Edge on fundamentals."