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

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...

MLK Weekend Recap

“The time is always right to do what is right.” Therefore, when PYB decided to host its 1st Annual Middle School Tournament, a Donors Dinner, and a day of service at Logan Triangle, MLK Weekend seemed like the right time.   This action-packed weekend started at 9:00...

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

Philadelphia Youth Basketball from its inception has been focused on the empowerment of young people as students, athletes, and positive leaders.  While many sports-based youth development (SBYD’s) organizations also seek to improve the academic prowess of...

Jensen: An important weekend of hoops

by Mike Jensen, @jensenoffcampus Philly Hoops, The Philadelphia Inquirer JANUARY 16, 2017   MARK C PSORAS / FOR THE INQUIRER Jay Cooke Elementary School coach Jamilah Gibbs (center) rallies her team during halftime against a team from Bala Cynwyd Middle School in a...