Coach Juan has been coaching for over 24 years at various age levels of basketball.  Juan started out in the North Side Catholic Leagues of Chicago and has had the opportunity to coach both High School Boys and Girls throughout the Northern Suburbs.  Juan has the unique experience of having helped develop Feeder and AAU programs in the Elgin and Wauconda, IL areas.  He prides himself on being able to provide skills training that will develop each player.   Juan comes to us having  spent the last 10 years running the advance 6th grade travel program for the Park District of Highland Park. He has a great passion for the game of basketball and is excited to teach anyone who wants to learn how to play the game.    

  • 2010-2019 - Head Travel Basketball Coach/ Head Skills Trainer Park District of Highland Park. Basketball Skills Trainer for grades 3rd thru 8th. Coached 6th Grade Travel Club.
  • 2010-2018 - Head JV High School Boys Basketball AAU Coach Illinois Basketball Academy – Naperville, IL.
  • 2006-2009 Head JV Boys Basketball Coach /Assistant Varsity
  • Elgin Academy High School – Elgin, IL.
  • 2005-2007 - Basketball Instructor/AAU Basketball Coach Marty Dello Basketball School – Crystal Lake, IL. Basketball Skills Trainer. Coached Advanced Level Teams at 7th & 11th Grades
  • 2005-2009 - Head Basketball Coach Wauconda Hoops, NFP Feeder Basketball Coach from 5th - 7th grades.
  • 2002-2005 - Girl’s Varsity Head Basketball Coach Chicago Waldorf High School – Chicago, IL. Scheduling games/ practices/Supervising assistant coaches
  • 2007-2008: W 16 L 5 (Conference Tournament Champion)
  • 2001-2002Girl’s Head Basketball Coach (Traveling Team) Winnetka Basketball Association

W 15 L3 (2nd Place finish in Conference Tournament)


Other Coaching/Directing Experience


  • 2008 – 2011 - Director of Operations/CEO Wauconda Hoops, NFP Run day-to-day operations, hiring and supervision of personnel, developed and runs team website, organizes fundraisers and sponsors for program. Run skills trainings for 3rd thru 11th grade
  • 2006 – 2008 - Director of Operations/CEO Vipers Basketball Club AAU basketball program. Run day-to-day operations, hiring of personnel, oversees the supervision of practices/players, and communicates with parents, businesses, and sponsors.
  • 2008: Coached the high school boys 9th &11th grade teams. Run skills training for 3rd thru 11th grade boys/girls
  • 2004-2006 - Program Generalist After School Matters – Chicago Park District. Training young adults to be future sports instructors. Training new staff members/ supervisor

Juan Arjona