Steve Nash Youth Basketball

Steve Nash Youth Basketball (SNYB) is a national youth basketball program designed to develop fundamental skills, sportsmanship, and a love of the game in young athletes ages 8 to 12. SNYB is a turnkey program, providing hosts with the full curriculum, participant materials, and coach training required to deliver the programming. SNYB is flexible enough to allow organizers to adapt the program to their needs and resources while remaining aligned with the Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) Model. Athletes will learn the fundamental skills of basketball through stage-appropriate drills and games while building character and essential life skills.

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Program Details


  • Weekly 60-minute practices for 12 weeks (designed for athletes ages 8-12)
  • Aligned with Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) and Sport for Life principles
  • Teaches fundamental movement and basic sport skills for basketball
  • Highlights life skills such as communication, leadership, and goal setting to develop well-rounded youth athletes and human beings


SNYB coaches receive free NCCP FUNdamentals Coach Training.


Based on facility and staffing costs associated with each local program.

Run a Program

Interested in hosting a SNYB program in your community? Contact the SNYB Ambassador in your area.


To play in a SNYB program, contact a program in your area.

Host a SNYB program in your community!


To participate in a Steve Nash Youth Basketball program, contact a program in your area.

AjaxBasketball BasicsAntony Nembhard
AjaxCommunity Justice Alternative DurhamKenroy Wilson
AyrAyr BasketballEmily Macdougall
BarrieNext Level BasketballScott Seeley
BordenPSP BordenKathleen Sweeney
BracebridgeBracebridge BreakersRon Love
BurlingtonBurlington BasketballMark Caplan
CollingwoodCollingwood TrailblazersTerry Olaskey
HamiltonHamilton Basketball AssociationJeremy Fritchley
Halton HillsTown of Halton HillsMarg Taylor
MississaugaDare to LoveLillian Mendoza
OhswekenSix Nations Park and RecCindy Thomas
PetawawaPSP PetawawaMadeline Denney
Port Rowen St. Williams Youth BasketballDennis Lounsbury
StouffvilleTown of Whitchurch-StouffvilleJen McEachen
TorontoUofT Junior BluesOlivia Allen
TorontoMegacity BasketballRJ Williams
TorontoMiles Nadal JCCDaniel Eisenkraft Klein
TrentTrent UniversityCraig Barclay
WhitbyNew Horizon Basketball AcademyTitus Channer
YorkBasketball World TorontoMichael Reio


Marlon Piedrahita
Ontario – GTA

Gerry Benoit
Ontario – Ottawa Valley

Terry Olaskey
Ontario – Georgian Bay Region