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Illinois State Reps

Our State Committee is pleased to announce its State Tournament Reps.  You'll find our Reps in the gym attending State Qualifier tournaments to award golden ticket State invites to the top finishing teams.  You can't miss them wearing their bright orange #SeeYouAtState t-shirts.  Please say "hello"!

Eric Kelly
Eric is from the south side of Chicago. He attended Morgan Park Academy HS where he played 4 years of varsity basketball. He made the all-conference team 3 years in a row, and was awarded player of the year in his senior year. He played college basketball at Beloit College and graduated with a BA in Communications. Eric has coached basketball for the past 14 years at various levels, from 8th grade to High School Varsity, as well as travel basketball. Currently, Eric is a PE teacher at Jane Addams Middle School in Bolingbrook. 

Timon Harland
Timon is from Maywood, Illinois and he finished high school at a military school. He has been playing basketball since 5th grade and was an assistant coach for 5 years and a head coach for 2. He has won awards as a player and a coach and is always watching basketball. He likes to make music and listen to music, reading, and playing basketball. 

Terryl Gayden
Terryl attended Saint Xavier University in Chicago with a double major in Business Management and Marketing. He has been into basketball since middle school and is a big LeBron fan! While he was in college he was presented with the opportunity to travel and play in Barbados. After college he played a short stint of semi pro ABA and also played in Mexico. Terryl currently works at an after school program as a Youth Development Specialist. Outside of work, his hobbies include: lifting weights and writing poetry. He currently has a book being published soon and is currently working on putting together another book. 


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