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...

Back Board Member Profile – David Gould

The board of PYB is dynamic for many reasons, not least of which is its all-encompassing diversity.  Across the board, there is not only demographic diversity, but a tremendous diversity of age and professional background. Strategic Planning Committee Chairman, David...

X’s and O’s from Kenny Holdsman

If you have been following PYB’s programs this past year – our after-school Middle School Partnership Program, and now our Collegiate Summer Camp Series – you may have noticed several trends, many of which are a direct reflection of our organization’s mission to...

Philly-Bred Tony Chennault Visits PYB

We are grateful to former-Neumann Goretti and Villanova University point guard Tony Chennault for stopping by our offices on Thursday, June 2nd for a conversation with PYB leaders and our corporate-based and camp-based college interns. Tony stressed the importance of...

Addition to Summer Camps’ Curriculum: NBA Math Hoops

As part of our off-court academic curriculum for the Collegiate Summer Camp Series, PYB will be introducing the NBA Math Hoops game from the Learn Fresh Education Company to our campers.  It is a fast-paced basketball board game and mobile app that allows students to...

Seven New Corporate Interns to Join PYB this Summer

Beginning this May, seven dedicated and passionate Corporate Interns have joined the PYB team to help with several projects during the formative stages of the organization’s development.  We are excited to announce the inclusion of the following individuals....

Wrap-up of the Middle School Partnership Program

Saturday, May 21st, marked the last day of PYB’s Middle School Partnership Program. This after-school and weekend program, in conjunction with Temple University’s School of Education, provided student-athletes in the North Philadelphia area with a multi-faceted,...

Program Staff Profile – Greg Corbin

Greg Corbin, Executive Director of the Philly Youth Poetry Movement (PYPM) and PYB’s partnering academic instructor and mentor, shares a little bit about himself, his commitment to holistic youth development, and what motivates him about PYB. Philly-bred, Greg...