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...

Photos from PYB Launch Press Conference

The Philadelphia Youth Basketball official launch press conference on December 3, 2016 featured a number of PYB supporters including Mayor Jim Kenney, Dawn Staley, Aaron McKie, Fran Dunphy, Steve Donahue, and more! See the photo set...

Youth athletic center plans a slam dunk for Logan area

by Samaria Bailey, Philadelphia Tribune Posted:Wednesday, December 9, 2015 12:00 am Philadelphia Youth Basketball Inc. announced plans to build a $25 million multifaceted athletic center in the Logan community. Kenny Holdsman, the group’s CEO and the former head of...

Basketball aims to salvage Logan Triangle

by Jeff Gammage, Philadelphia Inquirer Updated on DECEMBER 4, 2015 — 1:08 AM EST A group of Philadelphia Youth Basketball players were there for the announcement at Cooke School, where area residents spoke of their hopes for the neighborhood. That one piece of ground,...

Giving Children the Power to Reach Full Potential

6ABC Action News Philadelphia is launching a new youth basketball program to help children reach their full potential http://www.phillyyouthbasketball.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/WPVIPhilaYouthBasketballFacility.mp4 Thursday, December 03, 2015 05:18PM LOGAN (WPVI)...

Group aims to raise $25M for youth sports-education center in Logan

by Jeff Gammage, Philadelphia Inquirer Outdoor basketball courts are part of the plan for the sports and education complex. VOITH & MACTAVISH ARCHITECTS For decades the city’s Logan section has been known for one thing: sinking houses, a slow-motion disaster...

Philadelphia Youth Basketball Launches Citywide Development Initiative

By Mike Dougherty for KYW1060 PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Youth Basketball (PYB) is a new non-profit with the purpose to engage inner-city children to develop their full potential as students, athletes, and leaders. Mayor-elect Jim Kenney along with Dawn Staley,...