keep kids active, moving, involved and engaged
In late 2018, the Hi-Five Sports Zone opened its doors in Northbrook Court. This isn’t your typical sports facility. It’s designed specifically for younger children with everything from the field size – to the height of our hoops – to the incorporation of our lovable mascot, Murphy. Our unique approach to sports programming and birthday parties will give families a truly unique experience. Birthday parties are available at the Zone for all ages!
Founded in 1990 on the North Shore of Chicago, Hi-Five Sports offers youth sports entertainment in all forms. Our famous outdoor summer sports camp has thrived for nearly 30 years, as well as our various sports leagues for children in Kindergarten through 8th grade.
Hi-Five programs are led by experienced professionals who love working with kids. We provide high quality youth sports experiences within a safe, well-equipped and positive environment. Hi-Five offers multiple programs per season that stress the importance of teamwork, sportsmanship and FUN, all while living a healthy lifestyle.
Marv founded Hi-Five 30 years ago and his vision continues to take shape every summer. He hasn’t missed a summer since 1990.
Over the past 30 years Danny has been a camper, CIT, coach, station head, and director at camp. He’s experienced it all from every aspect of the camp experience. Danny oversees the day to day operations at camp along with the camp management team.
Director at the H-Five Sports Zone Coach PJ has been involved with Hi-Five for 7+ years and now manages the Hi-Five Sports Zone. He graduated from the University of Dayton where he played golf and lacrosse. He then moved out to Arizona for several years where he taught golf at one of the premier golf courses.
Dan has been with Hi Five for 7+ years as a program director and coach. Coach Rodell loves all sports but his favorite is basketball. He is also the director of the Glenbrook South Jr. Titans Feeder Basketball Program and a director for Hi Five Sports Camp. Coach Rodell strives to bring great energy, enthusiasm and teaching to all his programs. He loves seeing kids get stronger and more confident with each program he coaches or directs.
This is Dani’s 2nd year at Hi-Five Sports Camp. Dani lives in Northbrook with her Husband David and three children; Jordan, Ryan, and Leah. Both Jordan and Ryan have a combined 13 years of Hi-Five Sports Camp experience. Dani is currently our communications manager at the Hi-Five Sports Zone and teaches pre-school at BJBE. Dani will be be working with Michelle on all parent communication and she is looking forward to being a major part of growing Hi-Five Sports Camp 4 Girls.
Alex will be spending his second summer with Hi-Five. Alex is a GBN Graduate and the Director of Spartan FC Soccer all year long.
Zach graduated from Fremd High school in 2011. Zach played Division 1 basketball at South Dakota State and played in the NCAA Tourney in 2012. Zach transferred to Minnesota State where he was an All-American, moved on to play in Spain from 2015-2019. Zach spent many years at Hi-Five as a child and is excited to be a part of camp this summer!
Jenny started out as a customer of Hi-Five back in 2012 when her two older sons attended Hi-Five for the first time. Her third son joined them soon after and from then on, there was no turning back, the boys enjoyed every summer at The Field of Dreams.Fast forward to 2021, Jenny found herself wanting to be a part of the Hi-Five family making every day the best day of the campers’ lives. During the year, Jenny is a Special Education assistant at Meadowbrook Elementary and works as a part-time accountant for an IT consulting firm. A very, very long time ago, Jenny attended Loyola University of Chicago for a Bachelor in Business Administration in Accounting and for a Masters of Science in Accounting. When she’s not working, Jenny enjoys spending time with her husband, John, usually juggling their three sons and their sporting events, walking with her 2 black Labradors and reading. Now it’s Jenny’s turn to look forward to summers and The Field of Dreams!