2019 Boys and Girls Basketball Showcase

Each year, IYM hosts a Boys and Girls Basketball Showcase open to student-athletes in grade 6-10, with limited spots available for 11th and 12th graders. The showcase is a premier event which is held the day after our Annual Pep School Fair.  Attendance at the Fair is mandatory in order to participate in the basketball showcase. The showcase provides an opportunity for student/athletes, with a talent in basketball, to display their skills before prep school coaches and school representatives. This year’s event will be held on Sunday September 29th, at Riverbank State Park 679 Riverside Drive at 145th Street, New York NY 10032  – Start time: 1 P.M (arrive by 12 noon)

If you are interested in participating in our showcase, please have your parent(s) or guardian(s) complete the online application http://inspiringyoungminds.org/support-iym/register Please email final June report card, photo and any other information to support your application to: 2019showcase@inspiringyoungminds.org with applicant’s name in the Subject line or fax to 914-239-7825. DEADLINE: Sunday September 15, 2019.

Note: This event is open to the public; however participation in the showcase is by special invitation only and an application is required to be considered for the showcase.  A non-refundable registration fee of $35 is require prior to participating in the showcase. 

**Once accepted to the showcase, MANDATORY attendance to the “Prep School Fair” on Saturday Sept. 28th is required. Proper Business attire required for attendees. Please sign in at the Welcome Table and receive a game shirt.  The Fair will be held at The Riverside Church-91 Claremont Avenue, New York, NY 10027.

By Train & Bus: # 1 to 145th street; M11 right into park

For more information, please contact Matthew Mucius 516-445-9952 or email at mmucius@inspiringyoungminds.org


Upcoming Basketball Showcase Tryout Sessions (See below change to tryout location)

Dates, times and locations of tryout sessions are listed below.  It is recommended that you attend a tryout, however, if that’s not possible, we will accept game video and/or coaches recommendations, athletic awards, anything that will support application.  Participation in the tryouts will also require registering with IYM at http://inspiringyoungminds.org/support-iym/register


SESSION I: Tryout Friday, September 6th 

Middle School Boys and Girls : 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

High School Boys and Girls : 7:00 p.m. to 8:00  p.m.

RSVP: sept06tryout@inspiringyoungminds.org

SESSION II: Tryout Saturday, September 7th 

Middle and High School Boys & Girls:  2:00 p.m. to 3:30 pm

RSVP: sept07tryout@inspiringyoungminds.org

LOCATION: Riverside Church Gym-91 Claremont Ave, NY, NY 10027

Please make every effort to arrive 1 hour before each tryout.


Riverbank State Park