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Welcome to Thunderbirds Hoops

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The Shorewood Thunderbirds Select Hoops is a non-profit, volunteer based organization established in 2007 that provides an opportunity for boys in grades 4-8 to develop basketball skills and play basketball in a competitive environment.  Thunderbird Select Hoops is a developmental feeder program for Shorewood High School and participates with 19 other programs representing their local high schools in the WESCO Youth Basketball League

2016/17 Season Tryouts

Tryouts for the Shorewood Thunderbirds Boys Select Basketball Teams (4th thru 8th Grade) will begin in the afternoon on Sunday 10/2 at Shorewood High School.

They will continue at Einstein Middle School starting Monday 10/3 and thru Friday 10/7.   

We request that all boys that will be trying out PRE-REGISTER. Doing registration prior to tryouts will ensure that all important documents are complete in advance, and allow us all to be focused on the tryout sessions.   The tryout schedule is listed below.  If you have any questions regarding tryouts – please contact Jim Shea at

Sunday 10/2/16 at Shorewood High School    

  • 3:30 to 5pm – for 4th and 5th Grade Teams
  • 5 to 6:30PM for  6, 7th and 8th Grade Teams

Weekday tryouts 10/3 - 10/7 at Einstein Middle School

Monday October 3

  • 7 to 8:30pm  for 8th Grade Team

Tuesday October 4

  • 5 to 6:30pm  for 4th and 5th Grade Teams
  • 7 to 8:30 for 6th and 7th Grade Teams

Wednesday October 5

  •  7 to 8:30pm for 8th Grade Team

Thursday October 6 

  • 5 to 6:30pm  for 4th and 5th Grade Teams.  
  • 7 to 8:30 for 6th and 7th Grade Teams

Friday October 7

  • Open – in case we need to schedule additional time for any time for tryouts.

2016-17 Tryout Registration

Registration for tryouts for the upcoming season has begun. Please register your player prior to the tryout so that we do not have to spend time on paperwork at the tryout.

New Shorewood Basketball Coach

Congratulations to George Edwards who has been recently named the new head basketball coach at Shoreline High School.   He is very excited to jump into his new role and to partner with Thunderbird Select Hoops to build the pipeline of basketball talent.

Shorewood High School Basketball Schedule

2016/17 schedule and results for the Shorewood boys basketball team (as soon as it becomes available)