Don Halling has been active in the Youth/AAU boys basketball scene in Illinois for the past 10 years. Don helped to coach the 2018 Gateway(IL) team the past 2 years which produced 8 college basketball players and 1 college football player.
Don has also been involed in the girls game for the past 2 years as a Varsity Assistant for Alton Marquette. This year he helped Marquette to win their first 2A Regional ever and produce the first 20 win season in 18 years.
Don hails from South Dakota where was a 3 sport athlete in High School and went on to play at the University of South Dakota.
Jacob is a former student-athlete at LeRoy High School in Central IL, and attended Illinois State University where he graduated with a degree in Mass Media. While at ISU, Jacob covered the Illinois State Men's Basketball team part-time with the student radio station, WZND. Since his graduation, he has relocated to Chicago, Illinois where he has worked in Athletic Recruiting for almost two years. Jacob will be covering Girls Basketball conferences in the Chicago Intercity as well as the Suburbs. You can follow along on Twitter at @prephoopsjacob