Rockford Heat: Coach Bio's

John Penney - Club Director 815-871-4112
Coach Penney is the co-founder of the Rockford Heat Girls Basketball club.  His pride and dedication has assisted many Rockford Heat players to help lead their respective school teams to Championship finishes.  Coach Penney has coached school teams 4th-8th grade, currently girls Varsity, boys and girls club teams, hosting clinics/camps, and high school teams for NCAA certified events and showcases.  Coach Penney’s attention to detail has helped catapult many high school players skills to achieve starting Varsity status or gaining Varsity playtime.  Coach Penney’s favorite quote is “Don’t tell me you can’t, tell me you will try!”


High School Girls Coaches:

John Penney
Mike Jamerson
Wendy Lambrigtsen
Bill Lavery
Erik Calvert
Bobby Marshall
Cierra Morris

Jr High Coaches:

Jeff Fago
Chad Udell
Cary Proper
Derek Hunter
Robert Bankes
Jermaine Robinson
Fred Harris
Jon Malcomson
Avery Johnson


High School Boys Coaches:
John Penney
Avery Johnson
John O'Bryan
Jordan York

Jr High Coaches:

Erik Calvert
Scott Britnell
Travis Helt
Jake Roush
Dave Buelow
Chad Udell