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Mercury Elite Day 2024

What a day!

Thank you to everyone who made it our to Mercury Elite Day this year! Nothing puts a bigger smile on our faces than the opportunity to have so many of our players, families, and alumni together in the gym for a day of hooping and having fun.

Huge thanks to:

  • Our coaches for working so hard day in and day out. Mercury Elite wouldn't be what it is without the incredible coaches who lead the way!
  • Batavia High School Bulldogs Basketball for letting us call their gym our home for the day!
  • Fitzs Photos for grabbing some awesome pictures of the event!

Now, time to get back to work! #Mercsquad

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Partnership Announcement

We are incredibly excited to announce Spartz Sportz as the official training partner of Mercury Elite!

Spartz Sportz has helped basketball players from across the globe develop their skills for the past 8 years and has a proven track record of success. Spartz Sportz athletes have played for 19 NBA Organizations, 13 G-League Organizations, and over 120 colleges and universities across the country.

At Mercury Elite, we have always worked to provide our athletes with opportunities to grow their skills, knowledge, and love for the game of basketball. Christopher Spartz and Spartz Sportz are aligned in that vision and will provide immeasurable value to our athletes! We are thrilled to welcome them to the #mercsquad family.


For 16 years, we have worked with high school hoopers and have been committed to growing their skills, knowledge, and love for the game of basketball. The results speak for themselves: 200+ Players have gone on to play college basketball at 100+ Colleges and Universities.

Now, we plan to take this approach with the 3rd - 8th grade boys and start making an impact even younger!


We are SO PUMPED to announce our brand new Mercury Elite Youth Program!

A little about the Youth Program:

All teams will be trained by Spartz Sportz trainers and coached by current college athletes who either played for Mercury Elite, are trained by Spartz Sportz or both! Spartz Sportz has worked with athletes over the past 8 years who have gone on to play for 19 NBA organizations, 13 G-League organizations and 120+ colleges and universities! We are thrilled to be partnered with them and commit to helping kids for years to come. It’s through Spartz Sportz proven training methods that we can guarantee growth for our younger players!

Tryouts and Practices for our Youth Program will be run out of Western Springs and the surrounding area!

The season will run from May through July.

Practices will be twice per week and we will play in 8 events locally!

Tryouts for our 2024 Youth Summer Team are officially over. Thank you so much to everyone who tried out! All team invites have been sent out. If you are still looking for a program, reach out to us to see if there are any spots still available.

The 2024 Spring/Summer High School (15U/16U/17U) AAU season is officially underway! We are beyond pumped to finally get in the gym and get to work. If you are still looking for a program, contact us as soon as possible! We may still have spots available.

Our players have gone on to become National Champions, Collegiate All-Americans, Conference MVPs, All-Conference athletes, school record holders, and professional basketball players!

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