KC United Rebels

Challenger Sports have partnered with two of the Premier youth basketball development programs in Kansas City – Kansas City Running Rebels, coached by Al Collins, and KC United coached by Jeff Hawkins.

Hawkins and collins

Coach Collins, Coach Hawkins, and the team at Challenger have helped create a new club with a new identity and a new vision. KC United Rebels – powered by Challenger Sports.

This new club will provide young athletes will a solid grounding in both fundamental and advanced skills, tactical techniques, and life principles that bring instrumental value to both athletic and personal performance.

The KC United Rebels Club will establish teams for all ages and abilities and in addition to regular team practice sessions, they will hold additional clinics for individual development, seasonal camps, pre-school introductory classes, tournaments, and out of state travel and competition for the most competitive players.

Challenger Sports has a history of developing techniques in a fun and positive way for hundreds of thousands of players each year. The new KC United Rebels program will be no different. Coach Collins, Coach Hawkins, and their staff will deliver motivating and encouraging instruction in an environment that encourages players to be their best, and that ignites a passion for the sport of basketball.

KC United Rebel Camps

KC United Rebel Camps will provide players ages 6 to 16 with an engaging, educational, and entertaining camp experience. Our highly regarded camp staff will help your young player learn, practice, and master the skills they need to be more effective in games, which in turn will lead to them having more fun and growing in confidence!


Each camp will provide players with a total game makeover!

Individual defending
One on one moves
2 v 1, 3 v 2 tactics
Fast breaks
Team defense

We believe that players who enjoy the game and who become confident in their own ability, will play harder, train longer and will achieve their true potential!