Our History

Team Illinois AAA Hockey Club

Is one of the most respected, long-standing highly successful AAA youth hockey clubs in North America.  Founded in 1982, Team Illinois is synonymous with success both on and off the ice.

Since the Club’s inception excellence has been the standard from day one.  Thousands of players have benefitted from Team Illinois’ commitment to excellence and have used their experience to help prepare them for success both personally and professionally.

Our teams have captured 6 USA Hockey National Championships, 7 National Runner Ups, and has won approximately 100 State Championships over the years.

Our Club has produced hundreds of college players at Division I, Division III, and Club.  We have helped develop college All-Americans, NHL All Stars, and Stanley Cup Champions.  There are currently over a dozen former Team Illinois players under contract with NHL teams.

Team Illinois has competed nationally and internationally in the top tournaments across North America over 4 decades.  Our teams have won countless tournament Championships, with two of our teams (10U and 12U) capturing tournament championships in 2016 at the CCM World Invitational in Chicago.

Team Illinois has been the cornerstone member of several leagues over the years and currently is a founding member of the High Performance Hockey league, widely regarded as the best league in North America for youth hockey players.


Over the years our coaching staff has been comprised of hockey professionals dedicated to the development and advancement of all players wearing the blue and white.  Our current coaching staff includes former college players, former college coaches, former NHL players, creating a staff from top to bottom that offers the best coaching available to aspiring elite level hockey players.

Team Illinois is committed to the development, both on and off the ice, for all of its players and will do everything we can to help advance all of players to achieve success beyond their dreams.