Rep Teams

No rep teams for 2015-16  Season  (see News)




KW Tricounty Lightning, Juel and Juel Prep Tryouts Announced and ready for
players to sign up.

Juel and Juel Prep are the Two  Top  Girls Basketball Leagues in Canada.
These Leagues have the Top 14 Girls Basketball Teams in the Province playing
each other in a 26 game schedule plus playoffs.

We are pleased to announce KW Tricounty Lightning Juel and Juel Prep Tryout
dates. Juel Prep team will be made up of the Best Grade 9's and Grade 10's
in the Tricounty Region.

Juel Prep Tryouts start at 645pm at St David's HS in Waterloo September 9th
and 10th.

KW Tricounty Juel Elite Team will be made of the Best Grade 11's and Grade
12's girls in the Tricounty Region.


Tryouts will start at 815pm at St David's HS in Waterloo September 9th and 10th 
Last year's Juel team finished 2nd  in the Juel League with the Top HS Girl
Players from Guelph Brantford Cambridge and KW on it.

Sign Up for Tryout's now!  No cost for Tryouts!
To sign up, click here to access the online registration form.

Click here to view Flyer for more information.

Teams are sponsored in part by Allan Bush CiBC WOOD GUNDY Waterloo

For More information on JUEL go to

Visit the Alumni logo on the Home Page to see a list of our former
Lightning players who are playing or have played University or College
Basketball in Canada or the USA.

KW Lightning Girls Basketball Club  has the most Alumni to have played
Basketball at the next level over the past 5 years.




KW Lightning joins JUEL Prep as a Founding Member of the top high school league in Canada for Grade 10’s and under

JUEL Prep will be run by Juel (Canada’s top Female Basketball League ) Juel Prep will have the Top Grade 10’s Teams in the province, playing against the best every Month in a centralized location as well as playing in OBA events and Ontario Cup.  The League Championships will be held the same weekend as JUEL in May.


The JUEL Prep team will be coached by Kerri Jilesen (who won D1 Gold Midget in 2013 is Ass’t Coach with WLU where is played OUA before going to Europe to play professionally)


KW Lightning 2013-14 Coaching Staff (2014-15 TBA)


JUEL - Craig Nickel

Jr OBA - Shaun Samuels

Major Midget Gold - Kerri Jilesen

Major Midget Black - Amanda Smith

Midget Gold - Brandon Mina

Major Bantam Gold - Allan Bush

Major Bantam Black - Holli Schimus

Bantam Gold - Eddie Lopez

Bantam Black - Julia Deans

Bantam White - Sandy Falco

Major Atom Gold - Rudy Hamm

Major Atom Black - Katie Watson/Jay Johnston

Atom - Susan Rondilla

Novice Gold - Alex Urosevic

Novice Black - Robert Weber

Bolts - Rudy Hamm



Funding Options


If you require help with funding for any of our programs please check one of the links below for options.

Canadian Tire Jump Start - here is the link


Kidsport - here is the link



2013-14 Season Teams and News


Click on a Division to see the latest news from our teams:










Major Midget Gold


Major Midget Black


Midget Gold


Major Bantam Gold


Major Bantam Black


Bantam Gold


Bantam Black


Bantam White


Major Atom Gold


Major Atom Black




Novice Gold


Novice Black