Summer Camps

Junior J-Hawk Tryouts

All future Jefferson J-Hawks are invited to Player Evaluations for the Junior J-Hawk Basketball Program on SUNDAY, AUGUST 10th.  Players are invited to tryout for their grade level team provided that there are volunteer coaches available for each grade level.

  • ·    3rd & 4th Grade – 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • ·    5th & 6th Grade – 1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  • ·    7th & 8th Grade – 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Player evaluations will be held for all new Junior J-Hawk members.  Players will be asked to exhibit a variety of basketball skills and team concepts in front of 3 – 5 evaluators. Players must be present for the tryout, or arrange to be evaluated at the Summer Junior J-Hawk Camp with Coach Horman. Please check-in 15 minutes prior to your tryout time. Tryouts will be held at Jefferso High School.

Teams will be developed according to skill level with a target of 8 members per team.  The maximum number of players on any team will be limited to 10.  If there are enough coaches and players interested, multiple teams may be formed at each grade level.

If anyone is interested in coaching a NEW Junior J-Hawk Basketball Team, please contact Coach Horman or Aaron Miller.

E-mail – - Coach Horman - Aaron Miller

Please Pre-Register online prior to August 10th  - You do NOT need to create an account in order to register.

Junior J-Hawk Player Evaluations


High School Camp Dates Announced

Student Athletes interested in participating in basketball during the 2014 - 2015 school year are encouraged to sign up for Summer Basketball Camp.  If you are aspiring to play in summer Kennedy League, Weekend Tournaments, and scrimmages, you must attend summer camp.

Camp applications are located under the Camp tab located on the website.


J-Hawk Boys Basketball Camp Dates Announced

Cedar Rapids Jefferson will be hosting their Youth Boys Basketball Camp the week of July 14th – July 17th.  Please view the Camps tab on the webpage to view and print camp applications.


Monday, January 27th

Please be aware of the following schedule for all levels of the Jefferson Boy's Basketball Program.

Varsity/JV - Practice @ 1:00 - 3:00 pm

JV - Game has been cancelled vs. Linn Mar

Sophomore - Optional Practice @ 1:00 - 3:00 pm with the Varsity

Freshman - No Activities


2014 J-Hawk Jam

The Jefferson J-Hawks will be hosting their annual J-Hawk Jam; January 4 and 5.  46 teams will be participating in this years 2-day tournament.  For additional information, please click to view the seasonal tab located near the top of the webpage to find up to date schedules, rules, and information. 


J-Hawks Open Their Seasons On The Road

Tuesday, December 3rd, members of the Jefferson Basketball will open their season.  The freshman will travel play at Iowa City High as the Blue team gets things tipped off at 4:00.  The white team will follow their play with tip off at 5:30.

The sophomores and varsity teams will head on the road to take on the Clinton RiverKings.  The sophomore game will start at 6:00 pm. In the nightcap the varsity will face-off at 7:30 against a Clinton team who is predicted to finish in the top half of the MAC. 

Directions to the game in Clinton can be accessed below.


Varsity Practice Schedule

Parents please print off a copy of the Jefferson Varsity Basketball Schedule linked below.  If you are unable to access the calendar please contact Coach Horman at with any questions.  This calendar includes practice times, game schedules, bus times, and other important information. 

Varsity Basketball Schedule


Practice Starts Monday, November 18th

The basketball season will get underway on Monday, November 18th.  All levels will begin practice on Monday. Prior to starting practice, all student athletes must have handed their Permit to Practice card to their respective coach. 

Varsity - Please make sure you have handed your Permit to Practice card, and a copy of your grades to Coach Ordman. 

Sophomores - Please make sure you have handed your Permit to Practice card to Coach Tompkins.

Freshman - Please make sure you have handed your Permit to Practice card to Coach Bouzek or Coach Erbe.

As determined by the IAHSAA, all athletes must have a concussion form signed and concussion test completed.  Concussion testing has been taking place in the trainers room after school.  Please make sure you have this done!