X’s and O’s from Kenny Holdsman – February

X’s and O’s from Kenny Holdsman – February

PYB will be employing for its second summer a cadre of college student interns.  Our corporate-based interns will work out of our headquarters at Ballard Spahr, shouldering real responsibility with various projects related to the building of our organization.  Our...
2nd Annual April Madness – Event Preview

2nd Annual April Madness – Event Preview

On April 8th, 2017, PYB will host its 2nd Annual April Madness Fundraiser at the Palestra, “The Cathedral of Basketball”, on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus. Last year, 12 men’s teams participated in a day of competitive basketball, awareness...
Program Staff Profile – Vance McNear

Program Staff Profile – Vance McNear

Philadelphia, academia, and athletics.  For Vance McNear, these three areas largely encompass his significant life experiences, important daily work, and his ongoing values and being.  In his current role as an Academic Mentor within PYB’s Middle School...
Back Board Member – Nadya Shmavonian

Back Board Member – Nadya Shmavonian

Philadelphia Youth Basketball’s Board is an eclectic and dynamic group of basketball enthusiasts grounded by the common passion to provide opportunities for young people to reach their fullest potential.  However, few people share such a deep-rooted passion for...

2017 Corporate-based & Camp-based Summer Internships

Corporate-based Intern Job Description Camp-based Intern Job Description Deadline to apply: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Questions? Contact Diana Venezia, PYB Fund Development Coordinator dvenezia@phillyyouthbasketball.org or (908)...
2017 April Madness

2017 April Madness

Event Description What: A 5 on 5 adult tournament featuring a men’s competitive bracket, and men’s recreational bracket, and a women’s bracket. Teams will have the opportunity to play at one of the most iconic basketball gyms in the country during its 90th anniversary...
Professional Staff Profile – Rob Meyer

Professional Staff Profile – Rob Meyer

PYB gained a valuable asset last November when Rob Meyer joined our small but mighty team, as the Capital Campaign Director & Major Gifts Officer.  A native New Yorker, Rob most recently worked as the Chief Development Officer for JEVS Human Services, one of the...
Back Board Member – Dick Voith

Back Board Member – Dick Voith

For PYB board member, Dick Voith, basketball is a family business. He and his wife Daniela both played collegiate basketball at Haverford College and Bryn Mawr College.  Their only child, Nina Voith, also played at Haverford College where she was the Women’s All-Time...