X’s and O’s from Kenny Holdsman

X’s and O’s from Kenny Holdsman

Today marks the 365th day of the beginning of Philadelphia Youth Basketball as a real live enterprise.  On June 1st 2015, I began my official tenure as PYB’s first employee.  The past 12 months have been the most exhilarating and productive of my “mid career” work...
Program Staff Profile – Ronald Fuller

Program Staff Profile – Ronald Fuller

Born and raised in North Philadelphia, Ronald attended Roman Catholic High School. Ron continued his education at Delaware State as a scholarship track and field athlete and graduated from Alvernia University. Upon graduation, Ron worked for two years within...
Back Board Member Profile – Doug Young

Back Board Member Profile – Doug Young

Doug Young, the communications director of Lower Merion School District (LMSD) in suburban Philadelphia, grew up in Lower Merion Township. Doug attended Lower Merion High School where he was a member on the basketball team and went on to attend Dartmouth College. Upon...

Program Update: Collegiate Summer Camp Series Announcement

PYB is pleased to announce the upcoming Collegiate Summer Camp Series to take place on the campuses of Philadelphia’s universities and colleges: Philadelphia University, La Salle University, Drexel University, Temple University, Saint Joseph’s University and Girard...
April Madness Preview

April Madness Preview

Tournament time is quickly approaching – the First Annual April Madness men’s basketball tournament, that is! This 5-on-5 competition will be held on April 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at The Palestra, the home of Philadelphia basketball. Thanks to the generous...
Shawn Gee – Back Board Member Profile

Shawn Gee – Back Board Member Profile

This month, PYB caught up with Shawn Gee, a community member and businessman serving on PYB’s Board of Directors, to learn more about his experiences growing up in Philadelphia, his love and belief in the game of basketball, and why he is greatly involved with PYB....

Kenny Holdsman Interview with iHeartMedia

On March 20th, WDAS 105.3 FM aired an interview featuring iHeartMedia’s Loraine Ballard Morrill and Philadelphia Youth Basketball’s President and CEO, Kenny Holdsman. In the conversation, Kenny shares information about PYB’s current Middle School Partnership Program,...