One Of New Jersey's Largest Basketball Clubs

Registration Open -Lil’ Cardinals Winter Program



Where: Rutgers Preparatory School, 1345 Easton Ave, Somerset , New Jersey 08873
When:   Sunday Evenings Jan. 14 to Feb. 25 – 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Whom:  Boys and Girls ages 6-10
Cost:     $200 which includes a t-shirt

Directors: Kristen Somogyi and Shannon Coyle

Program Goals
To provide a developmental program tailored toward young children that will emphasize skill work in game situations. The program will strive to give the participants a jump start to success in future travel, AAU, and school programs.
  • Forty-five minutes per day of group and individual training of basic basketball skills; which will include shooting, passing, dribbling and defense.
  • Forty-five minutes per day of actual Game Play: 1 on 1, 2 on 2, 3 on 3, and full court games which will emphasize the rules of the game and application of learned skills.
  • Space is limited to 60 participants.
  • Participants will be grouped according to age and skill levels.
  • Boys and girls will not compete against each other.
Please contact Kristen Somogyi @ 732-485-6470 or if you have any questions.

2017 Fall Program




Please join us in our 2017  Jersey Cardinals Fall Training Program. This training program will be  led by Team USA National Coach, Mary Klinger and Nike Skills trainer, Kristen  Somogyi. The Fall AAU/Training Program will  begin , September 13th and run until November 19th.

The Fall program is for girls U9  to U16. Players will be split by age and skill level. It will include 16  training sessions, 3 tournaments and additional practices for tournament teams. Within  the first 2 training sessions, each girl registered for both Training Sessions  and Tournaments will be placed on a tournament team. Each team will consist of  at least 7 girls with no more than 12 players.

All training and practices will  take place at Rutgers Preparatory School in Somerset, New Jersey.

Player options:

·  Training Sessions Only: $325 for two days a week and $275 for one day a week.

·  Training Sessions and Tournaments: $575 regardless of frequency.

Breakdown of training  sessions will consist of:

· Speed  and Agility

·  Strength and Conditioning

· Skill  Development

· Game  Play

Tournaments will be announced shortly

Training Session days and times will be:

·  Wednesdays 6:30pm – 7:30pm

·  Sundays 10am – 11:30am

Team Practices will likely be on  Sundays after training– times TBD

Registration will be on  Wednesday, September 13th.  Click here to register. and will be on a first come first serve  basis. Full payment is due at this time in order to participate. No exceptions.

Any questions or concerns please email me  Kristen Somogyi at

2017 Spring Tournament Dates Announced

Jersey Cardinals Announce their 2017 Spring Tournament Dates


April 8-9, 2017


April 29-30, 2017


May 13, 2017

one day 


May 20-21, 2017

To register your TEAM(s) please click on the 2017 tournament tab above and select the tournament(s) for the appropriate registration form.



Congratulations to Nneka Ezeigbo and Sam Widmann for accepting offers to play basketball at the next level. Nneka has received and accepted an offer to play for the Robert Morris University  Women’s Basketball Team. Sam has received and accepted an offer to play for the Cornell University Women’s Basketball Team. Both young ladies had a terrific summer and were high sought after by many schools. Congrats to you both, we couldn’t be prouder! Go Cardinals

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