FOUNDERS: Youth Basketball Association

 

Many parents want to see their child succeed in basketball; however, most are not getting the proper training early enough to make a difference. There are several other youth basketball programs, but none that provide your child with the individual attention that is essential to improving their skills. Our program provides the personnel with over 20 years of playing and coaching experience. We pride ourselves in helping your child gain important fundamental skills while building sportsmanship and a positive attitude, at the same time. The Youth Basketball Association is an organization truly dedicated to making sure your child excels in all areas of basketball!

Youth Basketball Association (Y.B.A.). We started this organization six years ago with one goal in mind and that is to help children of all ages in the city Houston and surrounding areas to reach their goals in the sport of  basketball. This is possible by creating programs designed to help kids gain confidence, great work ethic, and team work. At Y.B.A. we believe a healthy balance of education and physical activity is essential among today’s youth.  We host seasonal basketball camps, weekly clinics, and Individual training through out the year for hundreds of children.  Since we started six years ago we have been Houston’s number one basketball program, teaching well over 1,000 kids in our programs.

 

FOUNDERS OF THE ORGANIZATION

 

Karon Bradley

Karon Bradley was born and raised in the Cy-Fair area and has played since the age of 5. He attended Cy-Springs High School where he led his team to a district championship, where he averaged 28 points per game. He also attended Marquette University his freshmen and sophomore year where he and his team earned a spot in the Final Four of the NCAA tournament. Karon graduated from Wichita State University in 2006 with a major in Broadcasting Journalism and a minor in Sociology. While there he led his team to the Sweet 16 and was recognized as KFH Most Outstanding Defender. Throughout his college years he has helped out immensely coaching younger kids the proper fundamentals of basketball. Karon is currently playing professional basketball overseas. However, he spends his off season training and working with kids who already have the knowledge of the game, as well as those who simply want to be taught. Karon now wants to share his experiences and knowledge of the game with the youth of the Cy Fair and surrounding areas to help kids fulfill their lifelong dreams. To become the best, you must learn from the best!

 

 

Kevin Foster

Santa Clara University all time leading scorer (2423 Points)
Career Leader in three point shots made(431)
Second Leading scorer in WCC history
Led nation in 2010-2011 in three point shots made (140)
Played Professionally in Turkey(Beskitas)

 

 

Ransom Okpala

Austin College

 

 

 

Marshall Bell

Marshall Bell is a talented player and natural leader who played Guard for Northwestern Oklahoma State University
Marshall is a prolific shooter who was the All-Time Leader in 3 pointers made with (310), 4th All-Time in points scored with (1,495), 3rd All-Time in Steals (150) and All-Conference Selection for two years.