2017 Collegiate Summer Camp Series – Meet Our Head Coaches

2017 Collegiate Summer Camp Series – Meet Our Head Coaches

Week 1 (Philadelphia University) – Head Coach, Jim Reilly Jimmy Reilly has been the top Assistant Coach at Philadelphia University under HerbMagee, Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Head Coach, since May 2007. Coach Reilly also serves as the athletics...

X’s and O’s by Kenny Holdsman – May 2017

In early June 2017, Philadelphia Youth Basketball will celebrate its 2nd Birthday and prepare for the second year of its Collegiate Summer Camp Series. With this landmark accomplishment in mind, it is important to reflect upon the organization’s mission...
Staff Member Spotlight – MaryKate O’Brien

Staff Member Spotlight – MaryKate O’Brien

Starting as a full-time employee in February 2017, MaryKate is a relatively new member of the Philadelphia Youth Basketball team, but was born and raised in the Philadelphia basketball world. MaryKate grew up in Lafayette Hill, a suburb of Philadelphia, and played...
“Back Board” Member Profile – Brad Denning

“Back Board” Member Profile – Brad Denning

Joining the PYB movement “just seemed right” for newly added board member, Brad Denning.  “It was not a question of if I would get involved with PYB but when I would get involved,” Brad stated.  Thankfully for PYB, Brad joined the diverse PYB Board of...
Volunteer Spotlight – Casey Langel

Volunteer Spotlight – Casey Langel

Casey Langel has been a part of PYB since its very first organizational meeting. In spring 2015 his father, John Langel, along with Mayor Kenney, Coach Dunphy, Coach Martelli, Coach Staley, Coach Ellerbee and several of PYB’s current board members gathered to plan the...
Back Board Member – Olin Chamberlain

Back Board Member – Olin Chamberlain

Last month Philadelphia Youth Basketball welcomed a board member, Olin Chamberlain, to our diverse cohort of professionals dedicated to our mission of serving the young people of Philadelphia. We were lucky enough to catch up with Olin to learn more about his love for...
April Madness 2017 – Event Highlight

April Madness 2017 – Event Highlight

On April 7th and 8th, PYB hosted its Second Annual April Madness Fundraiser. The two day event kicked off with a “Night Before the Madness” VIP Reception at the Field House Philly where tournament sponsors, team captains, PYB board members and advocates had the...

X’s and O’s by Kenny Holdsman – April

On Monday morning’s at 10:00 am, the PYB staff team gathers for our weekly meeting.  We review a variety of “work flow” related to programming, special events, board committees, fundraising, and community partnerships.  The “meat” of the...
Upcoming Event – Girls Empowerment Program

Upcoming Event – Girls Empowerment Program

On May 13th, Philadelphia Youth Basketball in partnership with Philly Triple Threat will host its 1st Annual Girls Empowerment Program.  This inaugural event will focus on empowering female student athletes through skill development, health and wellness lessons, and...