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

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

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,...

Amanda Chandler and Bobby Rowan – Program Member’s Profiles

Amanda Chandler and Bobby Rowan are two of PYB’s highly valued Academic Mentors within the afterschool Middle School Partnership Program. This month, Amanda and Bobby shared their backgrounds, some information about PYB’s academic programming, and their unique...

Hoop Dreams

from The Philadelphia Citizen, by Larry Platt This week, the thrilling NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament gets underway. As a sports fan, it’s one of my favorite times of the year, filled with rattling emotions: the high-fiving athletes, the crying cheerleaders, the...